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Medical Assisting

Are you someone who likes to help others? Are you thinking about attending medical assistant school?  If so, you may want to consider ACMC's Medical Assisting program. 

Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting Program in Orlando, FL

Medical assistants play an important role in today's healthcare system. They assist doctors and nurses in the everyday tasks that are needed in a medical office or hospital setting, from hospitals and outpatient centers to private practices or surgical centers. They check patients into exam rooms, measure vital signs, take patient histories, and handle office administrative tasks, such as scheduling and inventory.

What do Medical Assistants Do?

  • Measure vital signs
  • Record patient medical histories
  • Explain procedures to patients
  • Prepare patients for exams
  • Offer emotional support and guidance to patients
  • Sterilize medical instruments
  • Assist physicians or nurses during exams
  • Collect, transfer, and process lab specimens
  • Sterilize medical instruments
  • Assist physicians or nurses during exams
  • Collect, transfer, and process lab specimens
  • Perform phlebotomies (blood draws)
  • Administer EKGs
  • Administer medication
  • Educate patients on health management and medications
  • Remove and apply wound dressings

Many medical assistants find their careers fulfilling because they get to be a part of a professional healthcare team. They enjoy providing compassionate support to patients and knowing that they are contributing to the health and wellness of others.

ACMC offers both a diploma and an associate degree program in Medical Assisting. The diploma program allows you to take only career-focused courses. While the associate degree program rounds out your education with general education courses and awards you an Associate of Science degree upon completion.

No previous experience is required. All you need to apply for a medical assistant training program is a high school diploma or GED.

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