Diploma » Medical Assisting
Earn your Medical Assisting degree through our hands-on training in Ohio.
Healthcare is one of our country's largest industries, and one of the most widely available career paths in the field is medical assisting. Medical assistants are responsible for many of the tasks that help medical practices run smoothly and they help to provide the best possible patient care. The medical assisting career is expected to be one of the 10 fastest-growing occupations through 2018, according to 2008 projections by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meet the demand with Ohio Business College, which provides quality medical assistant training in Ohio.
Hands-on and Comprehensive Medical Assistant Training
Our Medical Assisting school provides students with the skills necessary to perform both front- and back-office functions in a medical setting. Medical assistants' responsibilities range from front-office work such as appointment setting, telephone usage, insurance billing and coding, and transcribing physician notes, to back-office tasks such as assisting in taking vital signs, administering EKGs, assisting in minor office surgery, performing phlebotomy functions, and other duties associated with assisting medical professionals. Depending on the office in which a medical assistant works, they may be responsible for clinical or administrative duties, or a combination of both.
The Medical Assisting diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, http://www.caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
If you are interested in a career education in medical administration rather than medical assisting, look into our Medical Administrative Assistant program.
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 62% of medical assistants are employed in physicians’ offices, but many others work in the offices of specialists ...
Contact Ohio Business College now to begin your career training in our Medical Assisting program!