Foundational Knowledge and Basic Science
Health care systems and setting
Anatomy and Physiology
Body Structure and Organs
Pathophysiology and Disease Process
Infection Control and Prevention
First Aid/BLS for Health Care Providers
Cardiopulmonary and EKG
Clinical Patient Care
Patient Care Coordination and Education
Administrative Assisting ( Front End)
Communication and Customer Relations
Medical Law and Ethics
and Much More!
The Medical Assistant performs administrative and/or clinical tasks to support the work of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management.
The Mid-America Nursing & Allied Health MA program will provide you with the real-world clinical skills that are essential to working in the modern medical office. An applied learning approach to the MA curriculum is threaded throughout each module to help you further develop the tactile and critical thinking skills necessary to assist with diagnostic procedures, facilitate examination and treatment of patients in a medical office practice, perform limited procedures, schedule diagnostic tests, and consults, maintaining patient clinic record, and effectively support physicians, nurses, and other interdisciplinary team members.
As a medical assistant student, you will be prepared to assist medical office practitioners in administering therapeutic shots/immunizations, performing lab testing and specimen collection, blood draw using phlebotomy skills, performing patient/client data entry procedures, and much more.
The curriculum will be blended in in-class and online courses for the duration of the program. You will be grounded with a solid understanding of fundamentals of medical assisting, laboratory procedures, anatomy, clinical front office management, communication skills, cardiopulmonary and EKG, nutrition and immunology, phlebotomy, medical terminology, and first aid applications and CPR.
The program is nine (9) months or 640 hours which includes 160 hours of supervised practicum in a clinic setting. The 160-hour practicum is a free clinical rotation with no financial remuneration.
The Mid America Nursing & Allied Health Institute MA program will provide you with the clinical, technical, and professional skills you will need to be successful in the healthcare industry. Upon completion of the nine (9) month program, you will have the administrative and clinical knowledge of proficiency required of the medical assistant professional and will be prepared to take the National Certification examination through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). The application and examination fee for National Certification exam is included in the tuition for this program.
Learn from experienced health care professionals who have attained a high level of achievement in this field.
Medical Assistant Objectives
Foundational Knowledge and Basic Science
Certification Post Successful Completion of the NHA Exams:
Medical Assistant National Certification (CCMA) – NHA Exam fee included in tuition.
Phlebotomy Technician National Certification (CPT) Optional. NHA exam will will apply.
EKG Technician National Certification (CET) – Optional. NHA exam will will apply.
CPR/BLS for Health Care Provides Certificate from American Heart Association (AHA)
18 years and above
High School Diploma/GED
Valid State IDs/SSN
Admission interview /Complete Admission Package
Tuition – $9,800.00 this is all-inclusive:
NHA CCMA exam and application fees
NHA Study Guides and practice tests
Two (2)Scrub Sets/ Lab Supplies
Payment plans available
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Please Note: Every Medical Assistant class has a mandatory orientation at 1 p.m. the Friday prior to the start of class.
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