Medical Assistant

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900 Hours

Program Length

Lehi, Orem and Spanish Fork


Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings

Times Available


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Medical Assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians and other health practitioners. The Medical Assistant will take and record personal information from the patient and keep it confidential. Medical Assistants also collect and prepare laboratory specimens and sometimes perform basic laboratory tests such as:

Clinical Skills

Taking and recording medical histories
Taking and recording vital signs
Explaining treatment procedures to patients
Preparing patients for examinations
Assisting physicians during examinations
Preparing medical instruments
Explaining procedure
Patient prep for examinations
Handling biohazardous materials
Drawing blood
IV placement
Lab procedures
Preparing Patients for X-Rays
Preparing & performing EKG’s, X-Rays, Ultrasounds
Assisting with minor surgeries
Changing dressings/bandaging
Removing Sutures

  • MTECH Program Certificate in Medical Assistant
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • NCCT National Certification
  • Articulation Agreements: Credit hours for completing this program can be counted towards degrees from UVU and USU. To learn more please see Articulation Agreements.
  • Gainful employment Data

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