Medical Assistant
Medical Assistant
As a Medical Assistant, you will be involved in a wide variety of medical office
responsibilities, working side by side with physicians, nurses and others on the health care
team. You will treat patients ranging from newborns to senior citizens. This is a health care
specialty that offers a set of unique challenges while assisting the physician in examinations,
diagnostic techniques and minor signs and medical histories, explaining treatment
procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination, assisting
during the examination, drawing blood and giving injections. A neat, well-groomed
appearance and a courteous, pleasant manner are desirable traits

Job Outlook & Earnings

According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Statistics, employment of Medical
Assistants is expected to grow much faster than the average for most occupations thru the
year 2014 due to anticipated expansion
of the health services industry.

Medical Assistant Program Course Includes:

Course length 52 weeks
Extern-ship 4 weeks required
Course schedule
Tuesday 6:00pm to 10:00pm  
Wednesday, Thursday Online

Medical Assisting Tuition                 $9,795.00
Registration Fee                               $  200.00
MA Text Books                                 $  335.50
Phlebotomy Text Book                       $     85.17
Medical Term Text Book                    $     94.60
Uniform                                              $     64.73
CPR Class                                          $     55.00
TB Skin Test                                      $     30.00
Background Check                             $     65.00
Drug screen                                        $     20.00
NCCT Certification                            $     90.00
Test Site Fee                                      $     20.00
WA DOH License                                $   145.00

TOTAL EDUCATION COST                $11,000.00

Required Down Payment                $665.23  
(Registration fee, Background, Books, Uniform)

Amount Due at time of Service                $539.77
(Phlebotomy & MT Text book, CPR, TB Test, Drug Screen,
 NCCT Exam, Test Site Fee, WA DOH)

Patient Care Techniques        
Classifications of Drugs       
Surgical Procedures
Infection Control       
Drug Dosage Calculation and
Instrument Use, Care, and Handling
Patient Assessment        
Medical Office Laboratory Procedures     
Assisting with Surgeries
Patient Education       
Laboratory Hazards and Safety        
Specialty Office Procedures
Nutrition and Health        
Specimen Collection, Processing and
Introduction to Insurance and Coding
Examination Techniques        
Quality Assurance in the Laboratory       
Administrative Procedures
Vital Signs        
Clinical Laboratory Equipment        
240 hr. Clinical Externship
Instruments and Equipment       
Office Management
Drug Reference        
Math Fundamentals
Sources Routes of Drug Administration
Injections/ Immunizations        
Drug Indications, Contraindication, and
Professional Development       
HIV AIDS Education
Patient Care Considerations        
Medical Terminology        
Medical Law and Ethics
Computer Basics
Drug Regulations       
CPR & First Aid
Examination Methods        
Electronic Medical Record
$335.50 ( MA Textbooks) Due with down payment . Additional cost for
books are due at the start of each class.
Phlebotomy $85.17
Medical Terminology $94.60