Medical Assistant Specialist
As more people seek health care, doctor’s offices and other medical practices
should need more medical assistants.
18% National Job Growth projected from 2020-2030****Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected national growth in job openings for medical assistants 2020-2030 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/health... Projections are national. Local job market demand may vary.
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 promising career and liking 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!
Medical Assistant Specialist 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
Patient History and Physicals
Routine and Specialty Exams
Injections, Blood Draws
Medical and Surgical Asepsis
Physical Therapy Modalities
Anatomy and Physiology
Electronic Health Records Software (EHR)
Medical Law, Ethics, and HIPPA Compliance
Specialized Diagnostic Testing
Culturing and Straining for Identification
Radiology (Theory Only)
Urinalysis (Physical, Chemical, and Microscopic)
Hematology (HCT, HGB, WBC...)