Become an important part of a healthcare team
The demand for healthcare professionals is at an all-time high. In fact, employment for medical assistants is expected to grow by 29% through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Capitalize on this tremendous growth with ECPI University, where in as few as 15 months through year-round studies, you can earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Science in Medical Assisting.
ECPI University’s Medical Assisting program prepares students with the technical, administrative and patient care skills needed to enter the healthcare field and work alongside doctors and nurses. The program’s innovative coursework means students not only receive didactic classroom instruction, but also extensive hands-on laboratory experience and an externship in a local area medical facility. Students can gain valuable skills that enable application of theories in areas such as anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, computer applications and clinical procedures.
Graduates of the program can gain in-demand skills, such as:
- Assisting with patient care
- Preparing patients for examinations and surgical procedures
- Performing lab tests and collecting specimens
- Handling diagnostic procedures
- Administering medications
- Scheduling patient appointments
- Processing patients
- Preparing billing statements
Medical assistants can work in a variety of settings, such as physicians’ offices, clinics, nursing homes, hospitals and extended care facilities.
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