Medical Assistant

In this field, book smart isn't the only requirement, you need to get your feet wet. Alaska Career College is very hands-on with their training and my instructor was not only experienced but still active in the medical field. Excellent training program.   — Julie,  ACC Graduate

Healthcare careers are some of the fastest-growing in the United States. Two trends reinforce that statement: Americans are getting older and need more health care, and new jobs are created as the quality of healthcare is improving. Looking for the rewards of a good career and like to help people, ACC's Medical Assistant Specialist program can put you there! The program prepares students for a wide variety of employment opportunities in various areas of the healthcare industry such as Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Assistant Medical Office Manager, Medical Office Bookkeeper, Assistant Medical Librarian, Healthy Unit Coordinator, Insurance Billing/Coder, Records Management, Insurance Examiner, Phlebotomist, or Pharmacy Technician Assistant. The Medical Assistant program is not just a classroom experience—it is a clinical study too!

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Medical Assistant Skills and Competencies

This program will provide graduates with the skills and certifications needed to make a difference in the lives of others with careers in hospitals, doctor offices, nursing homes and more.

  Reading and Measuring Vital Signs

  Electrocardiography (ECG)

  Patient History and Physicals

  Routine and Specialty Exams


  Injections, Blood Draws

  Medical and Surgical Asepsis

  Minor Surgeries

  Physical Therapy Modalities


  Anatomy and Physiology

  Medical Administration

  Electronic Health Records Software (EHR)

  Medical Law, Ethics, and HIPPA Compliance


  Capillary Puncture

  Specialized Diagnostic Testing

  Culturing and Straining for Identification

  Radiology (Theory Only)

  Urinalysis (Physical, Chemical, and Microscopic)

  Diagnostic Imaging

  Hematology (HCT, HGB, WBC...)

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