Medical Assistant - Certificate Program at Virginia Career Institute
This program provides the student with the knowledge, skills, and techniques needed to function in the medical office or clinic setting. Students are trained in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and administrative functions. The clinical courses prepare the student for medication administration, assisting techniques, and routine lab procedures. Graduates are qualified to work in entry level positions in medical office settings performing administrative and/or clinical duties. Prior to graduating from this program, students are required to perform four weeks of externship in a medical office or clinic as a medical assistant in training.