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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Program

Combine A Blend of Clinical and Administrative Skills Through Compassion & Caring

Ignite your people-person skills and hunger for variety in a fulfilling career as a medical assistant.

As you gain hands-on training in the health-care field, you will grow confidence knowing you will have a variety of opportunities to invest your valuable skills in being an important part of a medical team.

Our Medical Assistant program is offered in:

 

Program Overview

Medical Assistant Certificate

Classes Start April 8th

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Admissions Requirements

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What will I learn?

Medical Assistant Certificate

The Medical Assistant Certificate Program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as medical assistants in a variety of health care settings.

Some of the courses you will take:
MAC-100 Introduction to Medical Assisting Clinical Aspects
MAC-101 Introduction to Medical Assisting Front Office
MAC-102 Digestive, Pharmacology & Pathology
MAC-103 Musculoskeletal, Integumentary, Sensory & Psychology

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Skills and Training

How will IntelliTec College prepare me for my Medical Assistant Career?

  • Scheduling patients and maintaining medical records
  • Pharmacology drug classifications, drug calculations and administration
  • Identifying anatomy and physiology of the body’s systems
  • Care, treatment, and understanding of illnesses and injuries to the systems
  • Phlebotomy; blood pressure taking skills; injections and EKGs
  • CPR & First Aid knowledge and requirements
  • Electronic medical records application

Developing OSHA, HIPAA, and blood borne pathogen knowledge

Medical Assistant Program Gainful Employment Disclosures: Colorado Springs | Grand Junction | Pueblo

Careers

What does a Medical Assistant do?

Medical Assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. A certificate program as a Medical Assistant can provide you with a wide range of skills for a medical office setting such as recording patient history and personal information, measuring vital signs, scheduling patient appointments, preparing blood samples for laboratory tests, and helping physicians with patient examinations.

What are the job opportunities in this field?

  • Physician offices
  • Laboratories
  • Family practices
  • Physical therapist offices
  • Community health centers
  • Hospitals Chiropractic offices
  • Sports medicine facilities

What is the salary potential in this career?

IntelliTec College provides career-training programs for entry-level positions. Salaries vary depending on geographic location, economic conditions, and willingness to relocate. Salaries by occupation and specific location can be found at www.onetonline.org. National figures for labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy are available at www.bls.gov/ooh/ or visit the campus career services department to learn where IntelliTec graduates work and the beginning salaries in their respective careers.

What is the job outlook for the next 10 years?

According to the US Department of Labor, the increased aging baby-boom population and the number of people who have access to health insurance continues to grow the demand for preventive medical services provided by physicians. Physicians will need to hire more Medical Assistants to allow the physicians to see more patients and many facilities need more support staff to perform administrative and clinical duties

What are the typical working hours for this career?

Office hours are generally 8:00am- 5:00pm. Some offices offer extended hours on weekdays and Saturdays. Evenings, weekends, or holidays may sometimes be required in to cover shifts in medical facilities that are always open.

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