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Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting

Mission:

The mission of the Medical Assisting is to provide instruction which will enable an individual to pursue a career as a medical assistant.  An integral part of this mission is to prepare students to successfully pass three certifications:  Certified Phlebotomy Technician, Certified Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

Description:

This 1300-hour program prepares students for a variety of clinical and administrative duties that include but are not limited to:  assisting physicians and preparing patients for examinations, recording vital signs, performing diagnostic tests, administering medications, and collecting and processing specimens.  Administrative duties may include:  patient scheduling, records management, office correspondence, and insurance/billing matters.  The duties of a Medical Assistant vary with the location, specialty and size of the medical office.

Industry Certification

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
Certified EKG Technician (CET)
Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

Unique Requirements

The State of Florida requires students to meet a basic skills requirement prior to program completion.  The basic skills grade levels for this program are:  Mathematics 10.0, Language 10.0, and Reading 10.0.

Certificate Requirements:

A student must meet ALL the following conditions to earn a Certificate of Program Completion from WTC:

  • Attain a grade of "C" or better (2.0 GPA) for the program
  • Complete the required curriculum
  • Settle all school debt including returning textbooks for high school students
  • Meet Florida Basic Skills requirements for the program.
  • Receive the instructor's recommendation

Course Information

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Contact the College About This Program

studentservices@citrus.k12.fl.us - 726-2430 Ext. 4301

Licensure

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
Certified EKG Technician (CET)
Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

Articulation Agreement

Gold Standard Articulation Agreement