Medical assistants are multi-skilled, allied healthcare professionals responsible for various clinical and/or administrative duties and are an essential part of a healthcare team. This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions that will allow them to learn and move into higher-level job opportunities by working with physicians and providers in office settings. Students in this program learn cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains by focusing on administrative and back office clinical skills. Upon successful completion of all required courses, students participate in an externship in a medical office. Graduates of the program are eligible to take a national certification exam.
After successful completion of the Medical Assisting program, students are eligible to sit for a national exam. This will qualify those students who pass to work in any state.
- Demonstrate competent patient care of a medical assistant in ambulatory healthcare facilities.
- Exhibit basic skills of a medical assistant including: obtaining vital signs, phlebotomy, pharmacology, EKG, and assisting providers with specialty examinations.
- Perform accurate medical documentation, patient education instruction, communication, and apply critical thinking skills in both simulated and clinical settings.
- Describe the areas of general, clinical, and administrative medical assisting.
- Demonstrate competencies and skills in preparation for taking a medical assistant national certification examination.
WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 5), Graphic Literacy (Level 5), and Applied Math (Level 5). Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning.
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 $45 fee for random drug screen(s).
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The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.
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? Enroll directly in Academic Learning. 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 email@example.com.
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The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies. This hands-on technical education provides occupational education, skills training, and workforce development to support the educational and economic development of the Bear River Region.
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