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.
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.
Program Offered: Contact the Program Director for cohort dates
Delivery Method: Hybrid – online and in-person classes
- 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
- Recording Vital Signs
- Office/Ambulatory Surgery
- Safety and Security Procedures
- Computer Literacy
- Employability Skills
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.