Medical Assistant Program

Hawaii Pacific Health-Straub Clinic & Hospital

Medical Assistant Program

Honolulu, Hawaii

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant Program at Hawaii Pacific Health equips students with essential skills in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, administrative and clinical medical assisting, time management, and communication skills.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Anatomy and Physiology: Human body structure and function
  • Medical Terminology: Language used in healthcare
  • Administrative Medical Assisting: Office management skills
  • Clinical Medical Assisting: Hands-on patient care
  • Time Management: Balancing program requirements
  • Communication Skills: Vital for patient interaction and teamwork

Program Features:

  • Real-World Experience: Simulates clinical scenarios
  • Externships: 225 hours of hands-on training
  • National Certification: Priority for employment at HPH
  • No Tuition Costs: Offered to high school seniors at no expense
  • Path to Employment: Entry into healthcare field with job opportunities
  • Supportive Learning Environment: Fosters responsibility, maturity, and leadership skills

Tuition: How Much Does Hawaii Pacific Health-Straub Clinic & Hospital's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Hawaii Pacific Health-Straub Clinic & Hospital's website

The Hawaii Pacific Health Medical Assistant Program at the Straub Clinic & Hospital offers a comprehensive curriculum for aspiring health care professionals. The program cost, which covers tuition, is $6,817. This cost does not include any additional fees or expenses that may be incurred throughout the course of the program. Please note that this cost is subject to change and it's recommended to verify the current tuition with the program's administration.

Program Length: How Long Is Hawaii Pacific Health-Straub Clinic & Hospital's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Hawaii Pacific Health Medical Assistant Program is one year in duration, including a fall, spring, and summer semester. Classes take place during the student's senior year of high school. Additionally, students complete a 225-hour externship during the summer after completing high school.

From Hawaii Pacific Health-Straub Clinic & Hospital's website

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About Hawaii Pacific Health-Straub Clinic & Hospital

Straub Clinic & Hospital, an affiliate of Hawaii Pacific Health, is a fully integrated not-for-profit health care provider located in Honolulu.

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