Patient Care Technician/Medical Assistant

About

This program is designed to include classroom study and supervised clinical practice in health care facilities. The patient care technician student must complete the prescribed program of study and clinical experience and pass the state certification for CNA and national certification for Patient Care Technician and Medical Assistant.

Broad Units of Study include Nurse Aide, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, ECG Technichian, Phlebotomy, Dosage Calculations, Computer Concepts and Medical Assisting.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,738.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,798.25
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Phlebotomy Technician186Certificate
Nurse Aide432Certificate
Electrocardiogram Technician864Certificate
Medical Assistant1296Diploma

Campus Locations

MTEC - Shelbyville
200 Dover St.
Shelbyville, TN 37160

Job Duties

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 14,110

Current job openings per year: 730

Instructors

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