Medical Assistant

Lakeshore Technical College Medical Assistant Cleveland, Wisconsin

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Updated May 13, 2024

The program equips students with key skills in both administrative and clinical duties essential in health care settings. It covers administrative tasks like scheduling appointments and clinical responsibilities such as taking vital signs and preparing patients for examinations. Additionally, students learn laboratory procedures, equipment operation, and medication administration under physician guidance.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Performing administrative duties like scheduling appointments and maintaining medical records.
  • Clinical duties such as taking vital signs, medical histories, and patient preparation for examination.
  • Laboratory tasks like preparing, sterilizing, and cleaning equipment.
  • Operating and inspecting healthcare equipment.
  • Drawing blood and administering medications as directed by a physician.

Program Features:

  • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
  • Technical Diploma program with 2 terms and 33 credits.
  • Offers practical experience in administrative, laboratory, and patient care settings in medical offices or clinics.
  • Coursework includes medical assistant administrative, clinical, and lab procedures, as well as medical terminology.
  • Graduates may pursue roles like Medical Assistant and progress to Practical Nurse Diploma.

For further details or application, visit the program's website or contact an Admissions Advisor.

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

From Lakeshore Technical College's website

The Medical Assistant program at Lakeshore Technical College offers a comprehensive education at an approximate cost of $149.50 per credit for residents and $224.50 per credit for out-of-state residents. These costs are based on an assumption of 12 credits per quarter. In addition to tuition, there is a student activity fee of $8.97 per credit. Please note that material fees can vary depending on the course, and other fees may apply for books, supplies, materials, tools, uniforms, and health-related exams. These costs are approximate and may vary.

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

The program length for the Medical Assistant program at gotoLTC is 2 terms, or approximately 32 credits.

From Lakeshore Technical College's website

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About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a public community college located in Cleveland, Wisconsin, and part of the Wisconsin Technical College System. 

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