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Medical Assistant is Everest's most popular career training program. In fact, Everest trains and graduates more medical assistants than any other educational institution in the U.S. Many physicians and other health care employers look to Everest first when hiring new entry-level personnel.*
What do medical assistants do? Medical assistants are vital in the day-to-day operations of many medical practices. As their name suggests, they provide valuable support to doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals. Physicians count on medical assistants to:
Working with patients, medical assistants often:
In addition, medical assistants also often help with the administrative tasks of running an office, such as answering phones, making appointments, managing computer data and processing paperwork.
At Everest, you can get the practical, hands-on training you need to compete for entry-level medical assistant positions in physicians' offices, clinics and other health care facilities. Your education will cover a wide range of relevant topics, including:
Please Note: This Medical Assistant program description is not necessarily reflective of every Medical Assistant program offered across all Everest campuses. This is a summary of general topics learned within most schools. Please check your specific campus catalog for details about the program taught at your local campus.
If you've ever dreamt of working in the healthcare field alongside doctors and nurses, the Medical Assistant program is a great option to consider.
*Employment is not guaranteed, but career services help is available for graduates.
For more information on graduation rates, median debt of students who completed this program, and other important information, please select a campus below that offers this program.
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