Eastland-Fairfield
Medical Assisting

 

Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools is the perfect place for adults looking to further their
education or launch a new career. Our medical assistant program focuses on the dual administrative
and clinical skills to build a medical foundation for individuals to build on. Also, our students
undergo a 160-hour externship, employability workshop, and mock interviews to prepare for the
workplace.

Benefits of Becoming a Medical Assistant

A medical assistant certification can typically be earned in 9 months. Once earned, the certification
will be recognized in any state, opening up a variety of jobs in different areas. With the healthcare
industry steadily expanding, and medical assistants always in demand, finding a job should not be a problem.
 
Those in the industry report that they get to interface with cutting-edge medical equipment and
specialist, which keeps work exciting and challenging. Ultimately, the most rewarding part of the job
is the deep connection to the patients and the impact that the medical team has on their life.
 
Types of Jobs in the Field 
 
Another significant aspect of becoming a medical assistant is the variety of career options available
upon earning the certification. A clinical medical assistant supports physicians and nurses and workes directly with patients. On a practical level, this means taking patient histories, checking vital signs, collecting blood, and performing other services that are critical to proper care.
 
A certified medical assistant, on the other hand, required accredited certifications and is usually seen
in the waiting room greeting patients, filing records, and handling other bookkeeping duties. Similarly, an administrative medical assistant manages the paperwork and keeps things running
smoothly. This should includ scheduling, filing, insurance claims, and other office roles.
 
Explore the registration process and get started on the possibilities!
 
What You’ll Learn
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Diseases and Disorders
  • Medical Terminology
  • Reception of Patients
  • Medical Database
  • Computerized Medical Billing
  • Patient Examinations and Education
  • Preparing/Administering Medications
  • Medical Emergencies and Facility Safety
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • General Office Procedures
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Risk Management
  • Infection Control and Hazards Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
Certifications
  • National Certified Medical Assistant - AAMA
  • National Phlebotomy Technician - NCCT
  • Healthcare Provider Certification (CPR/AED) - AHA
  • HIPAA
  • OSHA - Bloodborne Pathogens
  • National Career Readiness - ACT
Admission's Requirements
  • Age 18 or older
  • Background check
  • High school diploma or GED

Vaccination Requirements

  • Proof of negative TB 2-Step test
  • 3-Series Hepatitis B or proof of titer with immunity
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)
  • Tetanus (or Tdap)
  • Flu Shot
 
Location
Fairfield Career Center
3985 Coonpath Road NW
Carroll, OH 43112
Schedule

900 Hours

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 2:45 pm

Start Date: August 21, 2017 
Program Costs
Tuition and Fees: $8,729
Books and Supplies: $1,131
Subject to change.
Financial Aid
Education Review Board
Treasurer’s Office:
Dawn Lemley, Treasurer
(614) 836-4532 Choose Option #5
(614) 836-5429 fax
[email protected]

Superintendent’s Office:
Bonnie Hopkins, Superintendent
(614) 836-4530 Choose Option #2
[email protected]

Caroline Davis, Assistant Superintendent
[email protected]
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