Medical Assistant


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900 Hours

Program Length

Lehi, Orem and Spanish Fork

Locations

Day and Night

Times Available

$2,750

Approximate Costs

Yes

Financial Aid

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
Prescriptions
Pharmacology
Explaining procedure
Patient prep for examinations
Injections
Handling biohazardous materials
Drawing blood
IV placement
Lab procedures
Minor Surgery
Preparing Patients for X-Rays
Preparing & preforming EKG’s, X-Rays, Ultra sounds
Assisting with minor surgeries
Changing dressings/bandaging
Removing Sutures
  • MTECH Medical Assistant Program Certificate
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • NCCT National Certification
  • UVU Articulation Agreement – Completing this program, students are eligible to participate in an articulation agreement with Utah Valley University. Hours and certifications can be applied towards an Associates of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Technology at Utah Valley University (UVU). Learn more+
  • Gainful employment Data
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