The Medical Assisting Program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as a Medical Assistant. This program includes CPR and Basic Life Support certification. All students complete an Employment Portfolio and hands on training at a local medical facility or office. Front office training includes written & oral communication, office management, appointment scheduling, and basic computer applications training. Clinical training includes anatomy & physiology, patient assessment, clinical vein-puncture, and medication administration as directed by a physician.
Kristine Lindsey (Kristi) has been an allied health professional since 2005, with work experience including CNA, CMT, ER Tech, and MA/EMT-B. She has taught the Medical Assisting ROP Program since 2012, and in 2019 added BLS and CPR/First Aid instructor to her disciplines, in order to provide industry specific certification to her students, as well as staff members and allied programs. Kristi is passionate about healthcare and teaches through a blend of didactic and hands on instruction.
More About the Program
- Completion in 6 months or less
- Self-paced program
- Site internship
- Monday - Thursday
- 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Locations in Los Banos and Merced