Salter’s hands-on courses for the Professional Medical Assistant program will prepare you with the theoretical knowledge and clinical skills you need to start your new career in the field of healthcare. Read below to find out about some of the classes you will take.
This course continues the clinical training model, and includes 1) guidelines in administration of medications, including methods of administering injections, 2) medical ethics, professional behavior, communications skills and teamwork, and 3) CPR and First Aid.
Electronic health records (EHR) are being used in more and more offices to maintain patient records. These courses provide a comprehensive overview of EHR management. Students will study how to use common EHR software so that they are prepared to use their skills in any medical office. When students complete these courses successfully, they will have the EHR skills they need for today’s job market.
The courses at Salter prepare our graduates to perform a wide array of clinical and administrative functions in the healthcare environment. The curriculum culminates in an externship in which the students have the opportunity to put their new skills to work in a real clinical setting. The combination of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills helps to prepare our graduates for a successful career in the medical industry.
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