Medical Assistant Review Program
The Medical Assisting program prepares graduates to work as medical assistants primarily in ambulatory settings such as medical office urgent care centers and clinics. Medical assistants are multi- skilled health professionals who assist in patient care management and perform a broad range of clinical and administrative duties. Administratively, medical assistants schedule and receive patients, establish and maintain medical records, manage telephone calls, complete varied correspondence, process insurance claims, billing, coding, and monitor finances.
Clinical duties include: patient preparation, assisting in minor surgery and outpatient treatments, taking vital signs, venipuncture, perform CLIA waived testing, urinalysis, injections, electrocardiography, pulmonary function tests, Holter monitor, eye and ear instillations and irrigations, routine diagnostic tests, sterilization procedures, and assisting physicians with various examinations. Medical assistants are valuable members of the health care team, and job opportunities are numerous in Central Ohio and nationwide.