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The Medical Assistant Career Diploma program effectively prepares learners to perform administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician or mid-level provider. Aligned to employer needs and industry-recognized exams, the program incorporates traditional clinical skills in a nontraditional setting through the use of simulation, recorded demonstrations, and live instructional sessions. Courses are sequenced for learner success, and include a required externship experience. As a growing, in-demand role, the Medical Assistant program can effectively train your outplaced workers or upskill your existing employees into this high need field.
Average Completion Time: 6-9 Months
Certification Exam Preparation:
Required Externship Experience
1 Graduates of the Penn Foster Medical Assistant program will also be prepared to sit for the NHA (National Healthcareer Association) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam once they meet the certification exam requirements of performing a minimum of 30 venipunctures and 10 capillary sticks in a lab or hospital setting.