Do you have great communication skills and like working with people? Do you enjoy hands-on experiences, meeting new challenges, and making a difference in the lives of others? If so, medical assisting is a great career choice for you. The Medical Assisting program prepares students to become an integral part of today’s healthcare system. Highly skilled instructors provide hands-on, one-on-on instruction to students as they take vital signs, complete patient histories, administer injections, perform EKGs, learn phlebotomy skills, and assist with routine and specialty examinations as well as minor surgical procedures. Students also become proficient in administrative skills including, scheduling, insurance, coding, basic accounting, medical office banking, and telephone techniques. This program supports the Bridgerland Technical College mission to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and hands-on technical education to the Bear River Region.
Accreditation: The Utah State Office of Education provides the opportunity for two endorsements: Administrative Medical Assistant and Clinical Medical Assistant. Each endorsement requires the passing of two benchmark tests given by the Bridgerland Technical College Assessment Center. After successful completion of the certificate, students are eligible to sit for the AAMA Certification Exam, which is a national exam to qualify those who pass to work in any state with the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) credential.
Medical Assisting is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs can be contacted at (727) 210-2350 or at 25400 US Highway 19 North Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763.
- To prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (learning) domains.
- To prepare students to successfully complete the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Exam and to be competent and knowledgeable in all aspects of the medical assisting profession.
- To help students develop professionalism and facilitate their entry into the healthcare setting where they may become valuable employees in a medical office.
WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 5), Graphic Literacy (Level 5), and Applied Math (Level 5). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.
Students must complete the Medical Terminology course with 80% or higher.
Individuals must be at least 18 years of age to participate in clinical training.
This certificate requires a non-refundable $50 background check fee and a one-time $30 fee for random drug screen(s).
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Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College Logan Campus Application
Pre-Enrollment: WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 5), Graphic Literacy (Level 5), and Applied Math (Level 5). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment or click the link below. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780. Students must complete the Medical Terminology course with 80% or higher. Schedule Appointment in Logan
Once the assessment has been met, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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