Medical Assisting Program

Saint Michael School of Allied Health offers  a certificate program in  Medical Assisting  that   consisting of 1080 hours of theory and clinical practicum.  The length of the program is 9 months during the day .  Upon completion of all the requirements, the students  will be eligible to take the National Certification for Medical Assistant .

PROGRAM MISSION

The  mission of the Medical Assisting program is to provide quality  Medical Assistants to the community through a diversified and  innovative  educational programs, educate Medical Assistant  who are competent, qualified, dedicated and caring to work , hospitals, clinics and physician offices  in the culturally diverse and constantly changing population and environment.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the Medical Assisting  Program, the graduate is able to:

  • For the National Healthcareer Association(NHA)  Medical Assistant Certification Exam
  • Understand his/her role as a Medical Assistant
  • Communicate and interact competently, on a one to one basis with patients, their families and other health team members.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to patients’ emotional, social, and mental health needs through skillful, directed interactions.
  • Demonstrate competency in performing entry level medical assistant administrative  and clinical skills.
  • Demonstrate legal and ethical conduct suitable to variety of medical office settings.
  • Effectively participate as an integral part of a healthcare team by assisting providers and promoting positive patient relations.