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Medical Assistant Program Complete Application

Next cohort: July 2024. Deadline to apply: June 24th, 2024

Day program: July 1, 2024 – Mon – Tue, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Online classwork: Wednesday and

Evening program, July 1, 2024 – Mon – Tue, 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM, Online classwork: Wednesday and

About Our Medical Assistant Program

Our Medical Assistant program at the South Florida Healthcare Institute is meticulously designed to equip aspiring healthcare professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career in medical assisting. With a comprehensive curriculum, hands-on training, and a focus on real-world applications, our program sets the foundation for excellence in the field.

Program Overview

The Medical Assistant program spans 1300 hours, providing students with a well-rounded education in key areas relevant to medical assisting. From health science fundamentals to administrative and clinical duties, our curriculum covers the breadth of skills required for this dynamic profession. The integration of theory and practice ensures that students are not only well-versed in the theoretical aspects but also gain hands-on proficiency.

Accreditation and Licensure

Rest assured, our Medical Assistant program is approved by the Florida Department of Education, meeting the highest standards in education. Our accreditation ensures that our curriculum aligns with the requirements set forth by regulatory bodies, providing students with a solid foundation for their future careers. Successful completion of our program prepares students to take the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) examinations.

Admission Requirements:
We welcome individuals 18 years of age or older who possess a high school diploma or GED and are ready to embark on a rewarding journey in medical assisting. The admission process includes a meeting with our Program Director, completion of a Medical Assistant Application Packet, clearance on FDLE Level II Background Check, negative drug test results, and compliance with immunization and physical exam requirements.
Program Details:
Program Length: 1300 Hours (approximately ten months)
Program Offered: Contact the Program Director for cohort dates
Delivery Method: Hybrid – online and in-person classes
Course Content:
Our curriculum encompasses a wide range of topics, ensuring that students are well-prepared for the demands of the medical assisting profession. From phlebotomy and administrative duties to anatomy and physiology, the program covers:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Communication
  • Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
  • Administrative and Clinical Duties
  • Medical Terminology
  • Administering Medication
  • Collecting Specimens
  • Limited Laboratory Examinations
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Health-Illness Concepts
  • Emergency Procedures, Including CPR
  • First Aid
  • EKG
  • Recording Vital Signs
  • Office/Ambulatory Surgery
  • Safety and Security Procedures
  • Computer Literacy
  • Employability Skills
  • Externship

Embark on your journey to becoming a skilled and certified Medical Assistant at South Florida Healthcare Institute, where excellence in education meets the practical demands of the healthcare profession. Enroll today.