Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate
The Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate program provides an in-depth analysis of human anatomy and physiology, clinical and laboratory procedures and patient contact skills utilized in a clinical environment. As a Clinical Medical Assistant graduate, you are prepared for entry-level positions in medical clinics, laboratories, private physician’s offices, pharmacies and hospitals.
Employment of clinical medical assistants is projected to grow 29 percent from 2016 to 2026, as reported by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.† Clinical medical assistants continue to be in high demand assets to physicians’ practices as the medical offices switch to electronic records. Electronic health records are changing the way clinical medical assistants chart and manage medical records. The baby boomer generation is aging and their need for healthcare has spurred the need for additional healthcare professionals.
What a Clinical Medical Assistant Does
The clinical medical assistant performs patient care under the supervision of a nurse or physician. They record vital signs, process medical information and monitor patients. The clinical medical assistant may work with a physician during a medical exam or minor surgical procedure. They also provide patient support and education to help patients stay healthy.
Clinical Medical Assistant Program Benefits
Attending Mildred Elley means you not only receive a quality higher education experience, but it also means you get access to the most advanced job training available. Mildred Elley also offers many different benefits for program students.
- Financial Aid & Scholarships for Those Who Qualify
- Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
- Flexible Schedule
- Approved for Veterans Education Benefits
- International Students Welcome