Medical Assisting Program
Medical Assisting Program Description
The Medical Assisting Program prepares graduates to perform routine administrative and clinical tasks. They help keep the offices and clinics of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and optometrists running smoothly. Global Career Institute offers a medical assisting program designed to provide you with knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment as a medical assistant in a medical office or clinic. This program teaches you skills in office administration, medical office computers systems, and clinical competencies. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of graduates from a medical assisting program is projected to grow much faster than average on a national level. This ranks medical assisting among the fastest growing occupations over the 2008-2018 decade. Job prospects for skilled medical assistants should be excellent over this period. In addition, access to healthcare has now increased because of the affordable care act. There is also a wave of baby boomers reaching retirement age over this time period and as they age they will require more health care. These facts make this an excellent time to join the healthcare industry. As medical technology continues to advance, doctors are increasingly relying on medical assistants to help with various patient care needs. Most graduates from medical assisting programs work in the offices of physicians while others work in public and private hospitals, inpatient and outpatient facilities, the offices of other health practitioners such as chiropractors and optometrists and in nursing and residential care facilities. Medical Assisting is an established profession. Medical assistants have replaced nurses in the outpatient care setting and are the primary direct patient care allied health professional in these settings. Our program trains you to work in the front or back office of these healthcare settings. Click here to Request information about our on-line medical assisting program. Visit Global Career Institutes’s contact us page or call the phone number above to speak to a Global Career College admissions representative today to find out how you can enroll in our medical assistant training program today!