Education Details

Medical Assistant
Award type: Certificate
Pima Medical Institute/Renton

Program Details  
Program Overview for Medical Assistant
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Pima Medical Institute/Renton
Program website
Program contact
Donna Murray
(425) 228-9600
Program description
Pima Medical Institute's Medical Assistant program will teach you to assist physicians in the examination and treatment of patients, as well as perform routine office tasks. Pima medical assistants are trained to collect and prepare laboratory specimens or perform basic laboratory tests on the premises, dispose of contaminated supplies and sterilize medical instruments. Medical assistant training also includes how to instruct patients about medications and special diets; prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician; authorize drug refills as directed; telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy; draw blood and give injections; prepare patients for X-rays; take electrocardiograms; remove sutures; and change dressings. You will learn how to put patients at ease and interpret a physician's instruction correctly and efficiently.
Financial Information
Total program tuition
Books and materials
Supplies, tools, uniform
Other costs
$204 (tax)
Program Information
Length of training
9 Months (35 to 40 weeks)
Award type
Clock hours
Locations offered
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Public transportation service: King County Metro

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Offered evenings/weekends
Offered onlineno
Entrance requirements
High School Diploma, GED, or ATB
Certification/license required to work in this field
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
Certification/license test preparation provided