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Program Name: Allied Health Medical Assistant
Provider Name: Moe Shea Corporation - Bordentown Location - PVS
CIP Name: Medical/Clinical Assistant (510801)

Description of the Program

This program is designed to teach students the skills necessary for employment in the modern medical facility. A qualified medical assistant is capable of performing a wide range of duties, with a variety of technical detail; thus helping the physician in many clinical situations. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a certificate of completion and will be eligible for National Certification through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). This course utilizes a lecture and demonstration methodology.

Description of Unique Features Of The Program:

Medical assistants work primarily in ambulatory settings such as medical offices and clinics. Medical assistants function as members of the healthcare delivery team and perform administrative and clinical procedures. Administrative duties include scheduling and receiving patients, preparing and maintaining medical records, performing basic secretarial skills and medical transcription, handling telephone calls and writing correspondence, serving as a liaison between the physician and other individuals, and managing practice finances. Clinical duties include asepsis and infection control, taking patient histories and vital signs, performing first aid and CPR, preparing patients for procedures, assisting the physician with examinations and treatments, collecting and processing specimens, performing selected diagnostic tests, and preparing and administering medications as directed by the physician.

Special Features:

 WIA Eligible: yes
 Child Care Offered On Site: no
 Assistance In Obtaining Child Care: no
 Wheelchair Accessible: no
 Career Counseling Available: yes
 Customized Training Services Provider: yes
 Distance Learning Services Provider: no
 Spanish Spoken By Staff: no
 Other Languages Spoken By Staff: no
 Evening Courses: yes
 Financial Aid Assistance Available: no
 Linked to 1-stop system: yes
 Personal on-site job placement assistance: yes
 Access to America's Job Bank: yes

Program Cost & Basic Information:

Total Cost Of Program: $4,000.00
 
Pre-requisites For Admission: High School Diploma/GED
Total Clock Hours: 364 hours
Total Credit Hours: 0 hours
Calendar length of program: 4-11 weeks
 
Licensing Agency: Dept. of Labor & Workforce Dev. Private Vocational
Type Of Training Provider: Private Business and Technical Schools

Individual To Contact For More Program Information:

Contact: R. Tunde Azeez
Phone: (609) 324-9911   Ext: