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Medical Assisting Courses

Read about some of our Medical Assisting courses so you can discover how our training will get you started on the path to your new career.

There are two Medical Assistant programs at ACMC: the diploma program and the associate's degree program. Both are designed to prepare you with the skills and knowledge you need for a medical assistant position in a patient care environment.

Our classrooms and laboratory space are designed to prepare you for your first job in your new field. Our diagnostic lab features microscopes, centrifuges, lab tables, autoclaves, and other medical supplies. The patient exam room is equipped with exam tables, ECG equipment, spirometers, and blood pressure equipment.

Sample Medical Assisting Courses

The Administrative Medical Assistant

Theory course delivered using a combination of lectures and seminars focusing on scheduling and monitoring of patient appointments, telephone techniques, patient reception and processing, written communication and mail processing, medical records management, computer skills, and maintaining an office environment.

Applied Medical Assisting Procedures I

Laboratory course delivered on campus using a combination of hands-on practice activities and simulated real-world activities focusing on professional behaviors in the workplace, medical law, and ethics, patient history and interview, universal precautions, infection control, vital signs, assisting the physician, interpersonal skills and human behavior, and communication skills.

Applied Clinical Procedures and Infection Control

Laboratory course delivered on campus using a combination of hands-on practice activities and simulated real-world activities focusing on techniques to minimize risk (CDC guidelines), collection and preparing specimens, quality control, obtaining urine specimen, and CPR training.

Pharmacology and Protective Practices

Theory course delivered using a combination of lectures and seminars focusing on understanding standard precautions for patient safety, calculating pharmaceutical doses, preparing and administering parenteral medications, preparing and administering oral medications, giving immunizations and documenting the patient record, the digestive system, the integumentary system, and the nervous system.

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