Medical Assistant Description
Perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly. The duties of medical assistants vary from office to office, depending on the location and size of the practice and the practitioner's specialty.
Goals and Purpose:
Upon successful completion of course, the student will receive a certificate of completion as having completed the training requirements of the Certified Medical Assistant. This program was designed to provide, thorough didactic and practical instruction, a basic systems overview of the role of the medical assistant in a practical setting. Didactic lectures cover the theory, anatomy and terminology pertaining to each system. Practical instruction provides hands-on training in the listed procedures verified through a skills check-off system.
Upon completion of this competency-based program students are eligible to take the national Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam from the National Healthcareer Association.
High school diploma or the equivalent.
Medical assistants must be able to put patients at ease and explain physicians' instructions.
Applicants are required to submit a state level criminal background check and a health screening
Books and supplies needed to complete the course are the responsibility of the participant
Classes will meet at the BRCC Acadian Site
3250 North Acadian Thruway E.
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday and Thursdays
Instructional Method: Classroom Instructional Units/Hours of Instruction: 120 Hours
This program prepares students for employment in private and large group physician’s offices, clinics, hospitals, medical records, laboratories and/or insurance companies.
Medical assistants may be able to advance to office manager. They may qualify for a variety of administrative support occupations. With additional education, some enter other health occupations, such as nursing and medical technology.
Register: www.mybrcc.edu > Workforce Education >Register for Course
Or call 225-216-8239