The Medical Assistant Fast-Track Diploma program is designed to train students as medical assistants in order to work alongside medical professionals in providing care and helping improve patients’ quality of life. By receiving medical assistant training, students will have the necessary entry-level skills needed for a career which blends ensuring that patients receive the best possible care with the administrative side of health care.
In the medical assistant program students will receive extensive and comprehensive training in various topics such as the role of the health provider, patient care and wellness, specimen collection, laboratory procedures, records management, medical coding, insurance billing, and general medical management responsibilities.
Medical assistant classes include:
- CPR and First Aid certification
- Career services assistance
Medical Assistant graduates will enter into a very encouraging job market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that hiring should increase by 31% through 2020, a rate much faster than the average for medical assistants.
What Else to Expect?
ICDC College also offers its graduates an employment preparation course prior to graduation to assist in finding sources of employment through preparing an effective résumé, quality interviewing techniques, and dress-for-success workshops.
By getting a medical assistant education, you’ll be qualified for employment as a:
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Laboratory Technician
- Medical Record Administrator
- Medical Record Technician
- Medical Secretary
- Medical Record Clerk
With a Medical Assistant Fast-Track Diploma, students will be prepared to help run the administrative front office and/or clinical back offices areas of health care centers. Potential locations for employment include:
- Physician’s offices
- Healthcare clinics
- Medical offices
- Nursing care facilities
The Medical Assistant Fast-Track Diploma program is available at the following campus locations:
- Huntington Park
These campus locations are conveniently located near Los Angeles’ major freeways and bus lines. Free parking is provided for students, and after graduation, ICDC College will provide assistance in job placement and career advising services. This includes instruction on how to create an impactful résumé and cover letter, as well as modern interview tips and strategies.
In addition, ICDC College offers convenient morning and night sessions, which are ideal for busy students who must balance career advancement with additional commitments. For Military service members, Veterans, and their families, ICDC College is proud to accept a variety of Military benefits.
Below are some of the medical assistant courses students will take:
- Introduction to Computer, and Microsoft Word®
- Medical Office Procedures
- Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures
- Medical Law & Ethics, Psychology, and Patient Preparation & Care
- Medical Assisting Laboratory Procedures (I and II)
- Anatomy and Medical Terminology (I and II)
- Medical Insurance Forms, and Medical Billing Procedures
- Medical Office Procedures, and Computerized Billing I
- Computerized Billing II, and Employment Preparation
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