Medical Assistant

Medical Career Institute Medical Assistant Ocean Township, New Jersey

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant Program at MCINJ provides students with a comprehensive education in medical skills and professional behavior, preparing them for entry-level positions in health care settings.

Program Skills Taught:

  • Anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology
  • Clinical procedures and interpersonal skills
  • Medical law, ethics, and HIPPA regulations
  • Professional behavior and patient interface
  • Basic office procedures and electronic record keeping
  • Patient care responsibilities including recording medical histories, vital signs, and preparing patients for examination
  • Assisting physicians during examinations and surgical procedures
  • Conducting various laboratory tests and administering medications
  • Performing diagnostic procedures like EKGs and dressings
  • Providing patient education for compliance

Program Features:

  • Work-simulated lab facilities on campus
  • Off-campus clinical externship for hands-on training
  • Eligibility for certification exams such as NCCT and AAMA
  • Emphasis on clinical and administrative task competency
  • Preparation for entry-level roles in various health care settings

Program Outcomes (2021-2022 Reporting Period):

  • Retention Rate: 86%
  • Placement Rate: 75%

For further details, contact MCINJ at 732-695-1190 or visit MCINJ's website.

Tuition: How Much Does Medical Career Institute's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

From Medical Career Institute's website

The Medical Assistant Program at Medical Career Institute has a comprehensive cost of $11,585. This cost includes not only the tuition but also the cost of books, supplies, and other associated fees. It's a complete package designed to cover all the necessary expenses for the duration of the program. Please note that this cost is subject to change and may vary for out-of-state students.

Program Length: How Long Is Medical Career Institute's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assistant program at MCINJ is 35 weeks or 725 clock hours.

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About Medical Career Institute

Medical Career Institute (MCI) is a for-profit institution focusing on health career training in Ocean, New Jersey. 

It offers programs in various health care disciplines, including Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Sterile Processing Technology, Cardiovascular Sonography, Medical Assistant, and Surgical Technology.

The institute is approved by the New Jersey Department of Education, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

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