Medical Assistant

Bottineau Minot Valley City Online

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associate-medical-assistant.pngThinking of a profession in healthcare?  Become a Medical Assistant in as little as 1 year.

Medical Assistants are educated to be versatile individuals that are part of a rewarding, growing field. Students are trained in a combination of clinical and administrative duties which culminates with a 180-hour Cooperative Education experience in a medical facility.

There are two tracks of study:

Option 1 - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

After earning your AAS, you will be eligible to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam through American Medical Technologists (AMT)

Option 2 – Certificate

After earning your Certificate, you will be eligible to sit for the Nationally Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) exam through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

Employment Opportunities:

Outpatient Clinics
Surgical Centers
Physician Practices
Chiropractors
And much more


 

ma190x190.jpgDuties of Medical assistants may include, but are not limited to:

  • Record patient history and personal information
  • Measure vital signs
  • Help the physician with patient examinations
  • Give patients injections as directed by the physician
  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Prepare blood for laboratory tests

Any of our Allied Health degrees can be earned entirely online!

You can help build the healthcare system of tomorrow while building a successful career for yourself…all at a pace that works for you!


Be Advised

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Ashley Pedie
ashley.pedie@dakotacollege.edu
701-228-5449