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The Medical Assistant program trains students in the clinical and administrative procedures used by entry-level medical assistants working in hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, and other healthcare settings. In preparation for employment, students learn the important human relations and communication skills needed in medical settings as well as the professional, legal and ethical standards expected of today’s healthcare worker. An 180-hour externship in a working healthcare facility provides the hands-on practice and experience needed for permanent employment readiness.
Program length may vary by campus. Check our catalog for specific lengths.
Graduates of the Medical Assistant program are prepared to obtain an entry-level position in the following areas:
• Physician’s offices
• Public or private hospitals
• Outpatient care centers
• Nursing and residential care facilities
When you obtain your certificate you will be eligible to take certification examinations for Registered Medical Assistant, administered by the American Medical Technologists organization; National Certified Medical Assistant, administered by the National Center for Competency Testing; National Certified Phlebotomy Technician, administered by the National Center for Competency Testing, and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Administered by the National Healthcare Association.
The Medical Assistant diploma program provides training in clinical and administrative procedures used by entry-level medical assistants working in hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, and other healthcare settings. The clinical curriculum covers patient intake, vital signs, laboratory procedures, specialty examinations, and clinical procedures, including phlebotomy, diagnostic testing, and electrocardiography (EKG).
Students will use an Electronic Health and Medical Records (EHR) system throughout the program to document patient information. The administrative curriculum covers computer applications, insurance procedures, medical billing and coding, and medical office management. Throughout the program, students learn the basics of anatomy, physiology and pathology, along with the medical terminology most frequently encountered in professional settings.
Required classes include:
• Allied Health Professional Fundamentals
• Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures
• Medical Assistant Clinical Procedures
• Medical Assistant Exam Procedures
• Medical Office Administration
• Medical Assistant Externship
To learn more about the Graduation Rates and Gainful Employment information for the Medical Assistant program at Star, just click on a link below.
Egg Harbor Medical Assistant – Day Program
Egg Harbor Medical Assistant – Evening Program
Norristown Medical Assistant – Evening Program
Norristown Medical Assistant – Day Program
Philadelphia Medical Assistant – Day Program
Philadelphia Medical Assistant – Evening Program
NYC Medical Assistant – Afternoon Program
NYC Medical Assistant – Evening Program
NYC Medical Assistant – Day Program
Clifton Medical Assistant – Day Program
Clifton Medical Assistant – Evening Program
Brick Medical Assistant – Evening Program
Brick Medical Assistant – Day Program
Newark Medical Assistant – Day Program
Newark Medical Assistant – Evening Program
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In the past, Star Medical Assistant Graduates have been employed by these great companies.
Advanced Urgent Care
Bronx Park Women’s Health
Dr. Razia Awan M.D.
Dr. William K. Power
Family Practice of Central Jersey
Geoffrey W. Temple Family Medical Assoc.
Jersey Shore Advanced Surgical Associates
Michael F. Avalone & Assocites
NJ Pain & Spine
Ocean Medical Center
Philadelphia Cardiology Consultants
Quest Diagnostics Inc.
Roosevelt Medical Center
Stephen Sherer, MD. PA
Stout Family Chiropractic
Total Care Physical Therapy
Whitford Family Practice
Women’s Pelvic Surgery of NJ