A medical assistant is an allied health professional trained in multiple tasks. They are usually employed in ambulatory settings, such as medical offices. They perform both administrative and clinical tasks. Medical assistants may receive on-the-job training or formal training. Certification or registration is possible through several professional organizations.
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American Association of Medical Assistants
Certification organization promoting the professional identity and stature of the medical assisting profession through education and credentialing. Covers news and events, and membership information.
Medical Assistant Course Training Program by NorthWest College
Four campus locations in Southern California: West Covina, Pomona, Pasadena, Glendale. Curriculum and admissions information.
Medical Assistant Net
Career direction and advice for medical assistant students and graduates including online learning resources and networking opportunities to assist professional growth.
PCI Health Training Center Dallas
Offers three academic programs; Medical Assistant, Psychiatric Assistant, and Medical Office Assistant.
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