Medical Assistant Program

Grand Rapids Community College

Medical Assistant Program

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant Program at Grand Rapids Community College provides comprehensive training in essential skills for aspiring medical assistants. Students learn a range of competencies, including:

Key Skills Taught:

  • Billing and Coding: Handling medical billing and coding procedures
  • Telephone Triage Skills: Conducting effective telephone triage
  • Phlebotomy: Proper techniques for drawing blood samples
  • Vital Signs and Injections: Taking vital signs and administering injections
  • Electrocardiography and CLIA Waived Testing: Performing electrocardiograms and CLIA waived testing

Program Features:

  • Preparation for Medical Assistant Roles: Equipping students for administrative and clinical tasks in health care settings
  • Certification Exam Preparation: Readying students for the Registered Medical Assistant national certification exam
  • Hands-On Learning: Including classroom lectures, group activities, simulation learning, and a competency-based externship experience
  • High Certification Pass Rates: In 2019, all program graduates passed the RMA certification exam

For more information, visit Grand Rapids Community College's website.

Tuition: How Much Does Grand Rapids Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Grand Rapids Community College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assistant Program at Grand Rapids Community College is 22 weeks or 772 hours.

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About Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) is a public community college in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Established in 1914, it was the first community college in the state and has since provided educational opportunities for local citizens. 

The college has several campuses throughout West Michigan, including the main campus in Grand Rapids and the GRCC Lakeshore Campus in Holland.

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