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The curriculum in IDTC Career Center’s medical assistant program focuses on the clinical and administrative aspects of working in a medical office setting, immersing you in the practical aspects of providing medical patient care in a hands-on environment. Upon completion of this program, graduates can take the National Registered Certified Medical Assistant Certification Exam to qualify for employment in this field.
CLASSROOM-TO-CAREER SKILLS TRAINING
To prepare for a vital role in the health care field, IDTC provides comprehensive, knowledge-based training in the following areas:
Anatomy and Physiology
Billing and Collections
Medical Office Computerization
Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 19 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. The growth of the aging baby-boom population will continue to increase demand for preventive medical services, which are often provided by physicians. As a result, physicians will hire more assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, allowing the physicians to see more patients.
WHERE DO REGISTERED MEDICAL ASSISTANTS WORK?
Following successful completion of the Medical Assistant program and the Certification Examination for National Registered Certified Medical Assistants (NRCMA), graduates can seek employment in a variety of job settings, including:
As part of our commitment to your success, IDTC Career Center ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial process. IDTC offers financial assistance and scholarship programs to those who qualify.
HOW LONG IS THE MEDICAL ASSISTING PROGRAM AT IDTC CAREER CENTER?
The Medical Assisting program at IDTC Career Center can be completed in as little as 5 Months.
WHEN DOES IDTC’S MEDICAL ASSISTING PROGRAM START?
Call us to find out when the Medical Assisting program program starts at IDTC. Program start dates are also listed in the catalog, which can be found at www.idtccenter.populiweb.com
WHAT IS THE MEDICAL ASSISTING CAREER OUTLOOK?
Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 19 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.
WHY SHOULD I BECOME A MEDICAL ASSISTANT?
Working in the health care industry allows you to help others by honing your medical-related knowledge and skills. Besides knowing the ins and outs of the medical practice, assistants interact a great deal with patients. In this field, your responsibilities can range anywhere from greeting patients at the front desk to removing sutures. Even when you have a particularly challenging day at work, the next day is likely to bring an interesting medical procedure to learn.
DOES THE MEDICAL ASSISTING PROGRAM OFFER EXTERNSHIPS?
IDTC Career Center incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences in our medical programs.
HOW MUCH IS TUITION FOR IDTC'S MEDICAL ASSISTING PROGRAMS?
For program-specific tuition information, please see the campus catalog.