The clinical medical assistant training program at National Career Institute prepares students in East Orange, NJ for a rewarding career in healthcare.
Our clinical medical assistant with externship program requires students to complete 810 hours or 37 credits of coursework. This program teaches students administrative skills needed to complete front-office tasks in a medical office. Courses cover medical records, medical billing, client service skills and responsibilities, management skills, client education, and legal/ethical skills. The program explores the role of the medical assistant in laboratory testing, and students are introduced to basic lab concepts and techniques. After successful completion of coursework, students will complete externships to gain valuable experience in a clinical setting.
Our clinical medical assistant program requires students to complete 270 hours or 15 credits. Students learn basic and general anatomy and physiology, phlebotomy concepts and techniques, and other general tasks. The program is built on clinical theory and helps students develop skills for a variety of medical specialties.
Students completing the externship program will be placed with a medical clinic or doctor’s office, where they will receive valuable hands-on training. Often, the best way to learn is through real-world experience, and this is certainly true for medical professionals.
After graduation, our students find employment at hospitals, doctor’s offices, nursing or rehabilitation centers, and other medical facilities. Our program prepares students to perform lab tests, clinical procedures, and other tasks in any number of specialty medical fields.
The clinical medical assistant training program at National Career Institute provides students with the training and skills needed for an exciting career. Prospective students should explore our website to learn about our programs, financial aid information, and opportunities for students. Call to speak with an admissions counselor when you’re ready to start training for a rewarding healthcare career!