The program provides you with the professional training and education that reflect the demands of each market. Thus an education will help you better stand out to employers. Our Medical Assistant program offers an innovative curriculum that will train you in the knowledge, skills, and work habits sought in today?s medical field. The program requires that our faculty members have professional experience in their fields. Each one is qualified to teach you the most important and current job knowledge and technical skills. The duties of a medical assistant are diverse, all designed to support the doctor. Thus, at Kaplan College, you will learn to perform a broad range of daily activities such as assisting in minor surgical procedures, administering EKGs, recording vital signs, performing venipuncture, administering injections and implementing basic accounting procedures. Graduates of this program may be eligible to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Examination sponsored by the American Medical Technologists (AMT). Please refer to the \Certification, State Board, and National Board Exams\" section of this catalog for further guidance."