Medical Assisting

Premiere Career College

Medical Assisting

Irwindale, California

Diploma
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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Program at Premiere Career College equips students with a range of skills essential for success in health care. The program covers front office expertise, back-office proficiency, administrative skills, and clinical skills.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Front Office Expertise: Clinical and office procedures, patient education, diagnostic examination preparation, and medical coding and billing.
  • Back-Office Proficiency: Human anatomy, physiology, laboratory procedures, First Aid, CPR, and administering medications.
  • Administrative Skills: Reception, appointment scheduling, patient history taking, medical records management, telephone communications, keyboarding, and business programs.
  • Clinical Skills: Vital signs monitoring, EKGs, blood drawing, injections, specimen collection, medication assistance, and minor surgery support.

Career Opportunities:

  • Entry-Level Medical Assistant roles
  • Ward clerk, EKG technician, or phlebotomist positions
  • Employment in doctor’s clinics, medical offices, hospitals, research laboratories, medical schools, pharmaceutical, or medical insurance companies.

For more information, refer to the student brochure available for download on the college's website.

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

From Premiere Career College's website

The Medical Assistant Program at Premiere College offers a comprehensive curriculum at a cost of $6,800. This cost covers the entirety of the program, providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the health care field. Please note that this cost is exclusive of any additional fees or expenses that may be incurred throughout the duration of the program.

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

The program would take approximately 8 to 9 months to complete, depending on the specific number of hours within the 760-900 range and the student's pace of study.

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About Premiere Career College

Premiere Career College is a private postsecondary institution that has been serving its community since 1991, offering specialized programs in allied health, nursing, business, and computers.

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