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Medical assistant program fredericksburg va

Medical Assistant Program

Medical Assistant Courses


Medical Assistant Program Description

Medical Assistants are a vital part of the healthcare industry. Medical assistants work alongside physicians in many healthcare settings. As an MA, you are often the first and last person a patient interacts with, making a lasting impact on the patient experience.

  • PROGRAM DURATION: 7 weeks (56 clock hours)


  • EXTERNSHIP is optional for students but strongly encouraged for those with no clinical background. 

  • CREDENTIAL TO BE AWARDED: National Certified Medical Assistant

  • School Attire is black scrubs and closed-toed shoes (scrubs not included in tuition price).

*A $200 non-refundable deposit is required for registration due to limited seats. Contact the school first to make sure seats are available.

Medical Assistant Program & Course Assignments

The Medical Assistant program is one of the programs offered by Vital Phlebotomy Institute, located in Virginia.

Clinical Duties:

  • Taking medical histories

  • Assisting providers with exams and procedures

  • Administering injections or medications

  • Performing basic laboratory tests

  • Removing sutures and changing dressings

  • Transmitting prescription refills as directed

Administrative Duties:

  • Answering telephones

  • Updating and maintaining electronic health records (EHR)

  • Checking patients in and out upon arrival and departure

  • Updating and filing patient medical records

*A $200 non-refundable deposit is required for registration due to limited seats. Contact the school first to make sure seats are available.

Medical Assistant Program Class Schedule


Please stay tuned for schedule information.

Class Schedule

Tuition Fees​



* Please note that textbook costs and NCCT exam fees are not included in the tuition fees. 

Pay Registration Fee*

*Vital Phlebotomy Institute does not participate in any Federal Financial aid. Registration fee is non-refundable. Payment plans available.


Academic Advising 

Students may schedule an appointment for tutoring or academic advising as needed throughout the three-month course. The instructor and institution create a supportive atmosphere to help students address academic, professional, and personal needs to guide students through the program successfully.

Jennifer Vargas, BS, MA, CPI

Office: (540) 734-9931


Emails will be answered within 24 hours.

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: 9am - 1pm

Sunday: CLOSED


Vital Phlebotomy Institute ensures interaction between students and faculty and among students by integrating a variety of educational methods and interpersonal communication to ensure a successful learning environment. Small class sizes are essential to understand every student's learning style when developing comprehensive student-faculty interactions. Four types of learning styles are used to teach the program: visual, audio, read/write, and kinesthetic. 

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Vital Phlebotomy Institute is certified to operate in Virginia, by SCHEV.

Vital Phlebotomy Institute is Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Approved

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