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

Course length 52 weeks
Extern-ship 4 weeks required
Course schedule
Mon,  Wed, Fri, 6:00 to 10:00pm

Tuition $7,795.00
Registration Fee $
Background Check $50.00
Books $349.86
Uniform $64.73
CPR Class $55.00
WSU Anatomy Lab $65.00
TB Skin Test $
Drug screen $20.00
NCCT Exam $90.00
NCCT Test Site Fee $20.00
WA DOH License Fee $115.00

Total Education Cost $8,844.59
Required Down Payment $664.59
Additional Amount Due at time of service $385.00
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