A Medical Assistant works in a physician or other health practitioner’s office, and is considered an indispensable force. A Medical Assistant performs a variety of administrative and clinical tasks, and is a career with growth potential. Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts students will be taught the principles of front and back office medical assisting, anatomy & physiology, nutrition, phlebotomy, and first aid.
- Institutionally Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau for Health Education Schools
- Approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
Medical Assistant Program Highlights:
- 8 month intensive program including national CMA exam preparation and testing
- Patient care lab equipped with examination tables, phlebotomy, spirometery, EKG, autoclave, and other patient care equipment
- Experienced Instructors
- Financial Aid Assistance
- Private Loan Assistance
- Employment Assistance
Our Medical Assistant Program provides didactic and laboratory training as well as an externship that correlates with the theoretical knowledge. The national CMA exam is taken during the program upon successful completion of didactic coursework. Students who pass this exam and meet graduation requirements will be eligible to work as Certified Medical Assistants in hospitals or medical clinics.
Our Program Curriculum provides students with the technical, clinical, and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in this field. Subjects covered include Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Administrative Medical Assisting, and Clinical Medical Assisting.
Our Campuses conduct courses in classrooms equipped with modern audio-visual teaching aids, anatomical charts and models.
Our Externship occurs at the end of the program. Students will receive experience in an outpatient healthcare setting. Externship is provided for all of our students.
Our Medical Assistant Program is offered at All Campuses.
Contact our admissions department to find out if you qualify for this program: www.gurnick.edu/admissions-department