Medical Assistant Classes in Pensacola

Becoming a medical assistant is an attractive career route for many people. By attending medical assistant classes in Pensacola, a person can begin their career training and be ready to become a medical assistant in just seven and a half months. Do you want to start down the path that leads to a new career?

Pensacola School of Massage Therapy & Health Careers offers high quality medical assistant classes in Pensacola that include high quality instruction in a hands-on learning environment. We know that actually performing the tasks you’re learning about it vital, so our program is designed around getting you experience in those tasks.

Why Medical Assistant Training at PSMTHC?

This program is designed to prepare students for a broad spectrum of entry-level positions in the Medical Assistant field. Students will learn the clinical as well as the administrative aspects of medical assisting. Students will gain lab & clinical competencies, including phlebotomy techniques, 12 lead EKG procedures, specimen collection, infection control & safety measures, vital signs, and assisting with minor office surgery and physical exams. Students will gain administrative competencies in medical bookkeeping, medical insurance billing & coding, medical records, medical office software, and medical office ethics. Students will also study appropriate anatomy & physiology, and medical terminology. The student will be able to perform injections, and master basic dosage calculations. The externship is designed to enhance skills learned in the classroom by allowing students first hand experience in a medical office environment as part of the curriculum.

The Opportunities

Facilities such as clinics, physician’s offices and laboratories are among the many employment opportunities for medical assistants. Students completing this program can work in various aspects of the field such as Clinical Assistant, EKG Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Lab Assistant, Medical Records, Personal Care Attendant, Medical Receptionist, Medical Secretary, and Medical Assistant. Medical Assistants can work in a variety of different settings including but not limited to: physicians’ offices, clinics, labs, hospitals, hospices and retirement homes.

Medical Assistant Health and Employment Requirements

The Medical Assistant program does not qualify the graduate to work as a Nursing Assistant. The graduate of the Medical Assistant program is eligible to take a national certification exam. National Certification is not necessary for employment as a medical assistant and a certification test is not mandatory, but all graduates are encouraged to take the certification test in order to receive national certification as a medical assistant.

For more information on the class start dates, please contact our Admissions office at (850) 474-1330

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Medical Assistant School Diploma Program

Course# Course Title

Credits

Lecture Hours

Lab Hours

Extm.Hours

Total Hours

CM 121 Communications

3.5

24

24

48

DP 101 Computer Literacy

3.0

12

36

48

MO 201 Computerized Medical Office

3.0

12

36

48

TP 111 Elem Typing/Keyboarding

2.5

4

44

48

MS 151 Ins/Coding/Bkping/Ethics

3.0

12

36

48

MS 153 Medical Term/A & P I

4.0

32

16

48

MS 154 Medical Term/A & P II

4.0

32

16

48

MS 155 Medical Term/A & P III

4.0

32

16

48

MS 156 Med Lab Procedures I

3.0

12

36

48

MS 157 Med Lab Procedures II

3.0

12

36

48

MS 158 Med Lab Procedures III

3.0

12

36

48

MS 159 Pharmacology

4.0

32

16

48

MS 221 Medical Assistant Externship

8.0

240

240

Total Credits

48.0

228

348

240

816

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