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Medical Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical/Clinical Assistant. 510801

Description

This 224-hour course (144 hours of class/lab time and 80 hours of externship) trains students in, but not limited to: assisting with examinations, removing sutures, changing sterile dressings, drawing blood samples, and performing EKGs. Medical Assistants are typically seen as the Jack of all Trades in providing basic nursing care. Upon completion of the course students will be prepared to sit for the American Allied Health national exam to become a Registered Medical Assistant.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

20

Hours

224

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

PETRA Allied Health (Fort Smith)

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Fort Smith

Local WIB

5035 - Western

Name of Credential

Certificate of Proficiency

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Other

Refund Policy

Yes

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$130.00

Testing/Exam Fees

$110.00 AAH National Certification Exam Fee

In-State/District Tuition

$2,900.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$2,900.00

Registration Fee

$50.00

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$215.00 Uniform/Lab Fee

Total In-State Program Cost

$3,405.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$3,405.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$14.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

P.O. Box 6611, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72903

Phone Number

(479) 424-1176

Fax Number

(479) 750-4655

Web Address

http://www.petraalliedhealth.com/

Last Updated

Mar 25, 2021

Created

Sep 23, 2020