• Program Overview

    Medical Assisting is a profession whose practitioners work primarily in settings such as medical offices and clinics. Medical assistants function as members of the health care delivery team and perform both administrative and clinical procedures.
     
    Instruction includes: medical and administrative office procedures, scheduling appointments, electronic health records and documentation, taking vital signs, phlebotomy, electrocardiography, clinical assisting in all specialties, performing point of care Clia-waived laboratory testing, assisting with prescriptive medications, administering injectable medications,  insurance verification and billing, diagnostic and procedure coding, and the program concludes with a clinical internship emphasizing hands-on care.
     
    As a result of the education students receive at LWTC in the Medical Assisting Program the 2020 job placement rate was 90.91%

     

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  • Next Start Date
    August 10, 2023 (date subject to change)

    Program Length
    1300 Hours

    Career Opportunities
    Medical Assistant in a doctor's office, Medical Assistant in a walk-in clinic 

    Industry Certifications/State Credentials
    Career Program Certificate

    Information Sheet
    PDF (4 pages)

    Curriculum Framework
    PDF (23 pages)

    Rack Brochure
    PDF (2 pages)



Radial Graph showing completion rate of 79%, Placement rate of 93%, and Licensure rate of N/A
  • Program Structure and Courses

    • This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 5 occupational completion points. This program is comprised of courses which have been assigned course numbers in the SCNS (Statewide Course Numbering System) in accordance with Section 1007.24 (1), F.S. Career and Technical credit shall be awarded to the student on a transcript in accordance with Section 1001.44(3) (b), F.S. 

      The following table illustrates the postsecondary program structure:

    Course #

    OCP

    Course Name

    Hours

    HSC0003

    A

    Basic Healthcare Worker

    90

    MEA0002

    B

    Introduction to Medical Assisting

    250

    MEA0501

    B

    Medical Office Procedures

    75

    MEA0521

    C

    Phlebotomist

    75

    MEA0543

    D

    EKG Aide, MA

    75

    MEA0581

    E

    Clinical Assisting

    230

    MEA0530

    E

    Pharmacology for Medical Assisting

    90

    MEA0573

    E

    Laboratory Procedures

    125

    MEA0506

    E

    Administrative Office Procedures

    90

    MEA0942

    E

    Practicum Experience

    200

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