Want to work in a professional medical field? Looking for opportunities to move up in your career?
Medical Assistants perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by a physician. The median wage for medical assistants in Vermont is $17.45 per hour. Many medical assistants also receive benefits such as paid time off and health insurance.
The medical assisting apprenticeship includes five college-level courses paired with related instruction in a clinical setting. Once you have completed your on-the-job training, you can sit for a certification such as the CCMA.
Related Instruction for Medical Assisting Apprenticeship
|Course Number||Course Name||Credits|
|AHS 1205||Medical Terminology||3|
|AHS 2470||Human Biology||3|
|AHS 2470||Fundamentals of Pharmacology||3|
|AHS 2070||Clinical Medical Assisting||3|
|CIS 1041||Computer Applications||3|
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