Medical assistants (MA) are healthcare professionals who trained to work in a physician’s office/clinic, both administratively and clinically, They are essential for the smooth workflow of the office. This program will work to develop skills including professionalism; scheduling; insurance and billing; assisting physicians with procedures, blood draws and specimen collection; preparing patients for examination; transmitting prescription refills as directed and providing direction and support for patient administration of medical therapies and medications.
Medical assistant is a growing profession that has the ability make a difference in medical offices, clinics, and medical and diagnostic laboratories where this role is very much in demand.
There are many reasons to study at Heartland Community College.
You can find our certified graduates in long term care facilities, hospitals, assisted living, physicians’ offices, surgical centers, and home health.
Applying early is encouraged, so you can get the classes you need at the times you want. Visit heartland.edu/application to apply today!