Medical Assistant

Anoka Technical College Medical Assistant Anoka, Minnesota

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Updated May 13, 2024

Students in the medical assistant program at Anoka Technical College are equipped with a diverse set of skills and knowledge essential for success in health care settings.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Clinical Procedures: includes sterile technique and physician procedures
  • Laboratory Diagnostic Procedures: covers conducting tests and analyzing results
  • Administrative Procedures: focuses on medical software and insurance billing
  • Communication Skills: emphasizes effective interaction methods
  • Ethical and Legal Knowledge: addresses relevant issues in medical assistant practice
  • Health Promotion: educates on healthy lifestyles
  • Professionalism: highlights confidentiality and teamwork
  • Electronic Health Records: teaches computer literacy and record-keeping
  • Patient Care Management: prepares for various medical tasks
  • Certification Preparation: enables graduates to take the Certification Exam of the American Association of Medical Assistants

Program Features:

  • Accredited diploma and Associate of Applied Science degree
  • Eligibility for roles in clinics, urgent care facilities, and more
  • Hands-on training with a 280-hour externship

The program aims to produce skilled and versatile medical assistants ready for diverse health care roles and further education. For specific curriculum details, students can access the program sequence and MnTC course list on the college's website.

Tuition: How Much Does Anoka Technical College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Anoka Technical College's Medical Assisting Diploma Program?

The Medical Assistant Diploma program at Anoka Technical College requires 37 credits to complete.

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About Anoka Technical College

Anoka Technical College is a public two-year technical college located in Anoka, Minnesota. Established in 1967, the college is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and offers hands-on training in over 70 career programs. 

The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission of Institutions of Higher Education, and its programs are approved by the Minnesota State College and Universities system, the Minnesota Division of Rehabilitation Services, and the state-approving agency of Veterans Education. 

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