Medical Assistant / Technician
Do You really need to train to be a Medical Assistant?
The answer is a profound YES. Medical assistants are an important part of the medical team because they handle both administrative tasks and patient care, serving as a liaison between the patient and the medical staff. They need to be trained since they have to work in hospitals, clinics, laboratories or other healthcare facilities alongside doctors, physicians and nurses performing various clinical and administrative activities.
How does the “Medical Assistant” training at CICD make you a Unicorn?
Students are prepared for employment as Clinical or Administrative Medical Assistants at a doctor’s office, clinic, or hospital through the CICD Medical Assisting Program. Since the Covid-19 outbreak the rules of conduct and operations have changed drastically.
Upon successful completion of the program, students are qualified to sit for National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) or National Certified Medical Office Assistant (NCMOA) examinations offered by National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
Students are also qualified to sit for the California Certified Medical Assistant Exam (CCMA) through the California Certifying Board of Medical Assistants (CCBMA), including Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam through American Medical Technologists (AMT).
Where can a Medical Assistant work?
- Medical Clinic
- Doctor’s Office
What is the job outlook for a Medical Assistant?
Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 16 percent from 2022 to 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 123,000 openings for medical assistants are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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