The Medical Assistant program is made up of the classes and clinical time needed to gain the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to work as a medical assistant.
After the training you will be able to:
🔹Schedule patient appointments.
🔹Record patient history, personal information, and examination results.
🔹Measure vital signs, such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respirations.
🔹Help the physician with patient examinations and clinical procedures.
🔹Communicate with pharmacies on drug refills and reconciliation.
🔹Give patients injections or medications as directed by the physician and as permitted by state law.
🔹Collect and label specimens (venous blood, urine, stool, throat swabs, etc.) and perform basic lab tests.
🔹Perform EKG, able to identify life-threatening changes on the record (myocardial ischemia, ventricular arrhythmias, AV blocks, etc.).
🔹Prepare and maintain supplies for exam rooms, sterilize instruments.
🔹Provide basic life support.
- 4-hour classes
- groups of 4-12 people
- interactive lectures, laboratory sessions and internships in medical clinics
- theoretical studies are held in BDAS facilities
- practical work takes place in the medical clinic