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Medical assistant program fredericksburg va

Medical Assistant Program

Online 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

Tuesday & Thursday


Jan. 2 - Feb. 15 • 2PM - 6PM

March 5 - Apr. 18 • 2PM - 6PM

Apr. 30 - June 13 • 2PM - 6PM

Class Schedule

Tuition Fees​



* Vital Phlebotomy Institute does not participate in any Federal Financial aid. $100 of the registration fee is nonrefundable.

Pay Registration Fee


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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