Medical Clinical Assistant
If you enjoy working with technology, easily interact with people and are interested in a career in healthcare, our Medical Clinical Assistant program could help you start a rewarding new career.
Medical Clinical Assistants combine their knowledge of medical terminology and office procedures into a successful and sought-after career. These skills are so in demand that the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the demand for Medical Assistants will increase by 29% by the year 2026*.
At McCann School of Business & Technology, you can receive the training you need to start a career in this growing field in as little as 15 months. We have helped students from all over the Monroe, Bastrop, Ruston, Winnsboro, Calhoun, Farmerville and Rayville areas of Louisiana start new careers. Read on to learn how we can help you achieve your career goals.
The Medical Clinical Assisting program offered at McCann School of Business & Technology provides you with a unique combination of classroom lectures and hands-on training. In our labs, you can learn the hands-on and administrative skills necessary to enter and succeed in your new position.
To gain a better understanding of what you can learn during your training, here are a few of the courses you may take in our Medical Clinical Assisting program:
Pathology: The course examines the disease process for all body systems as well as how each disease process affects the body as a whole. Students can learn the proper methods to successfully educate patients and their family members on the disease process, prevention, and health maintenance.
Clinical Specialties: This competency-based course teaches the skills necessary to perform selected diagnostic procedures used in general medicine and specialty physician offices. Skills include: assisting with surgical procedures; specialty examination; medication administration; allergy testing; electrocardiography; respiratory testing; wound care; catheterization; and assisting patients to prepare for diagnostic imaging studies. Risk management, HIPAA, infection control, safety, and bloodborne pathogen precautions are stressed.
Medical Insurance Billing: Students can learn Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), Traditional Insurance, and Government Sponsored Plans guidelines including completing and processing insurance claims. Methods of pre-certification, pre-authorization, and referrals may also be examined.
For additional information on our Medical Clinical Assistant program, including class descriptions and program start dates, download our course catalog.
When you complete the Medical Clinical Assistant program offered at McCann School of Business & Technology, you will have the training you need to pursue a career as a Medical Clinical Assistant.
As a Medical Clinical Assistant, you will provide patient care alongside a medical team including doctors, surgeons, and nurses. You will take medical histories, prepare patients for procedures and schedule follow-up visits.
If you’re looking for a Medical Clinical Assisting program in Monroe, LA, McCann School of Business & Technology is a great place to complete your education. Give us a call us at 866.865.8065 to get started today or click here to request more information on our career training programs.*BBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Assistants,