April 6, 2015 6pm-8pm at FCC
April 7, 2015 5pm-7pm at ECC

The Medical Assisting program is a laboratory and classroom structured course designed to provide both the clinical and the administrative skills necessary to become a medical assistant.

Program Overview

The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educator Programs (CAAHEP*) on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). A 150 hour supervised, unpaid externship is included, as well as an employability workshop held in the spring where area professionals are invited to participate in mock interviews with students nearing graduation.

What You’ll Learn

136 skills are covered in Medical Assisting. These are a small sample of the skills you will learn:

Administrative Skills Clinical Skills
Telephone Triage Vital Signs/Body Measurements
Appointment Scheduling Vision/Hearing Screening
Prepare Insurance Claims Capillary/Venous Blood Collection
CPT/ICD coding EKG/Pulmonary Function
Computerized Billing Instrument Identification
Electronic Health Records       Assist with minor surgery
Manage Office Equipment      Injections
General Manager duties         BLS for Healthcare Providers
Related Subjects  
Anatomy & Physiology  
Diseases & Disorders  
Medical Terminology  
Medical Law & Ethics  
Professional Communication   
Medical Office Management  
Pharmacology Math  
Behaviors Influencing Health  


  • Background check
  • Recent Negative TB 2 step
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Age 18 or older

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Program Information


Fairfield Career Center
3985 Coonpath Road NW
Carroll, Ohio


900 Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 2:45 pm
Start Date: August 2015

Program Costs

TBD for 2015-16 

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