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Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant diploma program provides basic skills necessary to obtain entry-level employment in a clinical and/or administrative medical setting. Clinical training includes phlebotomy, specimen collecting and testing, medications, first aid, CPR, and the use and maintenance of laboratory equipment. Administrative training includes customer service, data entry, records maintenance, and medical insurance. The program prepares graduates for positions under the direct supervision of a physician or medical office manager. In the final quarter, the student is enrolled in an externship which provides an opportunity for the application of skills acquired through the program. Externship sites include clinics, physicians’ offices, and other appropriate professional environments.

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You enjoy the feeling of helping someone in need, and bringing a smile to their face. You're a people person who likes working with others as part of a team. Turn these traits into a career with the Medical Assistant Diploma program at Brown Mackie College — Quad Cities. This program prepares you in as little as 60-credit-hours to sit for the American Medical Technologist certification exam, and will help you to prepare for a career where you can become an essential member of a medical office staff. Sound like a good fit for you? Learn more now!

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