About This Program

Medical Assistant is one of the fastest growing occupations.  Due to technological advances in medicine and an aging population, healthcare facilities need a high proportion of support personnel. You can prepare for a career in Baton Rouge by attending medical assistant school in Baton Rouge!

Be a part of the Medical Team. Become a Medical Assistant!

Medical Assistants on the Rise!

With an anticipated growth rate of 29.9%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has placed Medical Assistant on its jobs that it expects to see the highest growth in the US between 2012 and 2022.

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Why Medical Assistant Training at MTC?

With an opportunity to learn from instructors who are themselves medical professionals, you will learn in an environment structured to give you the proper exposure to all the technology you will be faced with in the medical workplace.  Short-term programs including a real world experience Externship component and certification testing are your building blocks for a career in Medical Assisting with training in Phlebotomy, EKG, CPR and First Aid.

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It’s never too late to get started on your new career. Our dedicated team is here to help you every step of the way.

What Will You Learn In Medical Assistant School?

The flexible Medical Assistant can handle both clinical and administrative duties.

  • Clinical Skills
    • Perform injections
    • Phlebotomy techniques
    • 12-lead EKG procedures
    • Vital signs
    • Specimen collection
    • Infection control and safety
    • Assist in physical exams
    • Minor office surgical procedures
  • Administrative Skills
    • Communications technology skills
    • Computer literacy
    • Touch-typing skills
    • Medical software packages
    • Fundamental bookkeeping
    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Medical office procedures
    • Insurance billing and coding

Why Medical Assistant Classes at Medical Training College?

  • Learn from instructors who are themselves medical professionals
  • Learn in an environment structured to give you the proper exposure to all the technology you will be faced with in the medical workplace.
  • Complete in 7 ½ Months (Day) or 13.5 Months (Night)
  • 4-day school week
  • Externship – 240 Hours
    • equivalent of 6 40-hour work weeks
    • Real world experience as a Medical Assistant
    • Can become a job reference on your resume

Certifications

Certification testing through National Center for Competency Testing and American Heart Association

  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Phlebotomist (optional)
  • EKG Technician (optional)
  • CPR

Where Do Medical Assistants Work?

  • Physicians’ offices
  • Clinics
  • Labs
  • Hospitals
  • Hospices
  • Retirement homes

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