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Medical Assistant Program

Hybrid and 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: 3 months (160 clock hours)

  • CLASSROOM HOURS:

  • EXTERNSHIP is optional for students but strongly encouraged for those with no clinical background. Students should perform 50 venipuncture's and 10 dermal punctures. Externship guaranteed at Primary and Urgent Care. 

  • CREDENTIAL TO BE AWARDED: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant after successfully passing the NHA certification exam.

  • 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

July 12, 2022 - October 11, 2022

 

ONLINE: Monday, Wednesday - Friday

IN PERSON: Tuesday

September 8, 2022 - December 8, 2022

ONLINE: Monday - Wednesday, Friday

IN PERSON: Thursday

 

Tuition Fees​

TOTAL PROGRAM COST

$5,000.00*

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

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

Email

Emails will be answered within 24 hours.

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 9pm

Friday - Sunday: 8am - 5pm

STUDENT-FACULTY INTERACTION

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.