Comprehensive Medical Assistant

Caris College

Comprehensive Medical Assistant

Jeffersonville, Indiana

Diploma
In Person
Apply Today

Updated May 13, 2024

The Comprehensive Medical Assistant Program at Caris College equips students with a wide range of skills essential for medical assisting roles, along with offering a variety of program features and career opportunities.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Obtaining accurate patient history, vital signs, and medical status (triage)
  • Assisting doctors with exams or minor surgeries
  • Providing post-treatment patient education
  • Drawing blood and preparing lab tests
  • Sterilization of instruments and patient rooms
  • Administering medication orally or through injections
  • Performing Electrocardiography and pulmonary exams
  • Coordinating hospital care, procedures, or testing
  • Handling administrative tasks like scheduling, billing, and insurance

Program Features:

  • Graduates receive a Medical Assisting Diploma and CPR Certification
  • 10-month accelerated program with hands-on training
  • 160-hour externship in a medical facility
  • Career services and job placement support
  • Flexible day and evening classes
  • Accredited by ABHES

Career Opportunities:

  • Employment options in primary care facilities, obstetrics and gynecology offices, chiropractors' offices, retirement communities, pain management centers, nursing care facilities, clinical labs, outpatient clinics, and diagnostic labs.

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

From Caris College's website

The Medical Assistant Diploma Program at Caris College comes with a tuition cost of $15,863.45. This cost is exclusive of any additional fees or expenses that may be incurred during the course of the program. It's important to note that this is the in-state tuition cost, and out-of-state tuition costs may vary. The cost has been calculated based on the program's requirements and the current tuition rates.

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

The program length for the Comprehensive Medical Assistant program at Caris College is 10 months.

From Caris College's website

See more details

About Caris College

Caris College is a private for-profit institution located in Jeffersonville, Indiana, with a campus in a suburban setting.

Learn more

Information not up to date?

Let us know if anything needs to be changed

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Related Programs