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Register with confidence because our online medical assistant program is nationally accredited! Study from the comfort of your own home, use a nearby clinic for your hands-on training, avoid commuting everyday and still earn national certifications in Clinical Medical assisting, EKG Technician as well as Administrative Medical Assisting. This program is nationally accredited.
Course Duration: 26 weeks (First 8 weeks for EKG, next 8 weeks for Medical Administrative Assistant, Last 10 weeks for Clinical Medical Assistant)
At the end of the program, student will be eligible to sit for three certification exams:
How it works:
There is a good reason why Medical Assistants are in such high demand! With medical advances and an aging population, the U.S. will experience growth in the health care industry in general and outpatient settings in particular. Because Medical Assistants typically work in outpatient settings, handling both clinical and administrative duties, demand for bilingual workers will be exceptionally strong.
Below are the 15 top reasons students choose to study to become a medical assistant with BAHU.
Although clinical duties vary, they will include but not be limited to the following responsibilities:
Administrative duties include but are not limited to the following responsibilities:
Medical assistants work under the control of department administrator.They perform administrative duties like answering telephones, greeting patients, and updating patient medical records. Medical assistants play significant role in the medical offices or clinical environments. However, they don’t make any independent decisions, about the diagnosis, treatment or emergency plan of patients. They are not allowed to perform independent practice.
This is a 26-week Sunday-only training for medical assistants. During the 160-hour theory classes on Sundays, the individual attends a 160-hours internship during week days. This program is nationally approved.
At the end of this program, the individual becomes eligible to sit for the national certification exams for the Medical Administrative Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant (back office) as well as the exam for EKG Technicians. He/She finishes with three certifications! The cost for the program includes CPR, National Certification Exam fees, two sets of uniforms and textbooks. The Sunday-only student has to have flexible days within the week to complete her 160 hours clinical externship during the six-month program.
You can become a certified medical administrative assistant plus a certified clinical medical assistant in just 6 months!