Medical Assistant

Wallace State Community College Medical Assistant Hanceville, Alabama

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assistant Program equips graduates with a diverse range of skills for both clinical and administrative tasks in health care settings. Key skills taught include patient preparation, vital signs monitoring, laboratory procedures, medication administration, and electrocardiograms. Administrative skills cover patient scheduling, data entry, medical record maintenance, and communication tasks. Additional skills involve acting as a liaison, managing practice finances, handling medical insurance authorizations, and performing basic medical procedures.

Program Features:

  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Graduates eligible for national certification exams like the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam
  • High job placement rates, with a 94% positive placement rate for 2022 graduates
  • Small class sizes, experienced faculty, and integrated general education courses
  • Five-year retention rate of 79% and a combined pass rate of 81% on credentialing exams
  • Emphasis on equal opportunity and non-discrimination policies in recruitment, employment, and education

Tuition: How Much Does Wallace State Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Wallace State Community College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Medical Assistant Certificate program at Wallace Community College  is 3 semesters.

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About Wallace State Community College

Wallace State Community College is a public community college located in Hanceville, Alabama, with additional campuses in Oneonta and Selma.

Wallace State is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and its programs often have additional accreditation from relevant organizations.

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