AS A CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Success is measured in many ways, especially by the satisfaction and impact of your work. Clinical medical assistants enjoy both. And through this specialized program from NIU College, you can gain the knowledge and hands-on skills to excel in your job and move forward in a vital, fulfilling career. The program, which includes classroom theory and laboratory procedures, also provides you with the opportunity to make procedural evaluations and interact with other students entertaining similar hopes and dreams.
Procedures to be performed will include obtaining blood samples, running electrocardiograms, doing a urinalysis, ear lavage, saline injections and taking vital signs, to name a few. Once you have completed the course, offered in a convenient, accelerated timetable, you will be able to pursue a wide variety of positions in this field.
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WHAT DOES A CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT DO?
Clinical Medical Assistants are a very important part of the healthcare industry, who Take care of back-office duties to facilitate everything required for an office to run smoothly in a physician office, clinic, urgent care, or hospital. Medical Assisting is one of the nation’s fastest-growing careers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. ( 29% from 2016-2026 )
Clinical Medical Assistants perform a variety of clinical duties which include but is not limited to:
Job opportunities abound in medicine when you have a diploma from NIU College. Here are a few of the exciting possibilities:
- Preparing patients for examination and taking their vitals
- Taking patients personal information, medical history
- Helping doctors in the examining room
- Drawing blood and performing basic laboratory tests
Clinical Medical Assistants can find employment at a variety of healthcare institutions, including:
- Physician’s offices
- Urgent Cares
- Nursing Homes
- Health Industry Providers
PROGRAM QUICK FACTS (SUMMARY)
|Program Duration||12 Weeks|
|Program Tuition and Cost||$4,925|
|Required National Testing||None|
|Certification Awarded||Clinical Medical Assisting Diploma|
Certificate of Electrocardiographic
Certificate of Venipuncture
COURSES YOU WOULD TAKE FOR THIS PROGRAM
|CA101||Clinical Assisting I||80 Hours|
|CA102||Clinical Assisting II||80 Hours|
|CA103||Clinical Assisting III||80 Hours|
|CD 100||Career Development (integrated)||4 Hours|
ADD UP ALL THE BENEFITS
Once you consider all the ways you benefit from the NIU College experience, it’s an easy decision to make. Join our NIU family today!
- Lowest Tuition in town
- Small class size – 15 max vs. 30-40 at other colleges
- Weekday or Weekend classes available
- Excellent placement rate – with placement assistance
- Books, scrubs, stethoscope, pressure cuff, and all other lab materials included
- Refresher courses at no charge
- Resume writing and mock interview skills
- Community-oriented, family-style setting offering personal recognition
- NHA, NCCT approved testing site with in-house proctoring