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Spring Into Your Medical Assistant Training! 

Spring is here, and it’s a great time to make a change in your life. Career training can provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to begin a new career that may bring you more fulfillment. If you are interested in a potential career in the healthcare field, Central Coast College offers career training programs to prepare you to enter this rewarding field. With CCC’s Medical Assistant training program, you can get the training you need to launch a medical assisting career in as few as 46 weeks! If you are ready to take the next step towards a better future, Spring into your Medical Assistant training, with CCC! The MA program is enrolling now, and classes begin 5/15/23! 

Medical assistants are responsible for both administrative and clinical tasks, and students in CCC’s Medical Assistant program learn the essential skills to be successful in every capacity of their future positions. Through a combination of professional classroom instruction and hands-on practical skills training, students learn how to complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Students also receive real-world on-the-job experience through an Externship.

Students in CCC’s Medical Assistant program learn to perform the following tasks:

    • Greeting patients and answering telephone calls
    • Scheduling appointments
    • Verifying patient information and health insurance
    • Updating and filing patients’ medical records
    • Recording information in medical recordkeeping systems, such as the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system
    • Completing and filing paperwork such as surgical permission forms, health check forms and insurance paperwork
    • Preparing the examination rooms
    • Preparing and handling medical instruments and supplies
    • Measuring patients’ vital signs
    • Administering medications and injections
    • Collecting and preparing specimens of bodily fluids and tissues for laboratory testing
    • Preparing the patient for any scheduled procedures, and answering any questions they may have regarding the procedure

The Medical Assistant program can be completed in 46 weeks and graduates receive a Certificate of Completion, Medical Assistant diploma as well as CPR and First Aid certification from the Red Cross. Upon completion of the program, graduates will also be prepared to test for nationally-recognized MA certification

Central Coast College utilizes a hybrid learning model that includes a combination of hands-on instruction and online theory coursework. The hybrid-online program format offers you the flexibility to complete a portion of your program online, perfect for busy and working students. With CCC, you can train for your medical assisting career without quitting your current job!

CCC offers a wide range of student support and career placement services to help you spring towards your better future. Our friendly and helpful Admissions Representatives can help you enroll and register for courses. CCC’s Financial Aid Office will assist you in applying for any financial aid programs for which you are eligible, and can provide assistance with completing and submitting a Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). As you advance in your training, CCC’s Career Services department provides a wide range of career support services, including resume writing assistance, job searching and networking, interviewing skills, and comprehensive job placement assistance. With CCC’s student support, financial aid, and career placement services, you will be supported every step of the way.

Located in Salinas, California, Central Coast College is a school specifically designed to support students just like you as you pursue career training in the field of healthcare. At CCC, we offer a supportive community culture, comprehensive student and career services, and financial aid to those who qualify. We combine practical, skill-based training with career placement assistance in order to empower you to pursue your career goals. With career training from CCC, you can gain the skills, knowledge, and practical experience you need to spring into your career as a Medical Assistant. 

Give us a call at (831) 424-6767 or click here to speak to one of our friendly and helpful admissions representatives about how to get started. The Medical Assistant program is enrolling now, and classes begin 5/15/23! 

Spring into your Medical Assistant Training, with Central Coast College!



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