Medical Assisting

 

Our 900 clock hour program (about 9 months) offers 653 hours of classroom training and 247 hours of hands-on experience at externship sites in surrounding healthcare facilities.

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Instructor:  Jamie Krabill, RN, BSN
419.289.3313 ext. 2239
krabillj@acwhcc.org

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This program is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.

 

What This Program Teaches:

  • Schedule patients
  • Prepare patients for examinations
  • Assist in clinical or patient care procedures
  • Perform patient education
  • Perform supervisory tasks
  • Entry-level medical billing and coding
  • Perform blood draws
  • Administer medications
  • Perform Electrocardiogram
  • Maintain medical records
  • Insurance claims

Certifications

         In the Medical Assisting program, you may also earn the following certifications:

  • Graduates of the Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center’s Medical Assisting program can sit for the exam Registered Medical Assisting (RMA-AMT) exam 
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) / First Aid Certification

 This program qualifies for the Ohio Career Technical Credit Transfer (CT2credit at a state college or university when continuing education within two years of program completion.

This program also qualifies for the One-Year Option. Learn more about this program and our partnership with Lorain County Community College (pdf).

 Medical Assisting Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed program application through https://acwhcc.axstudent.com along with a $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • No previous or pending disqualifying criminal offenses.
  • Provide official transcripts or high school diploma or equivalent.

Job Outlook

• Faster than average projected job growth
• $34,800 median annual pay in Ohio

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Start Dates and Program Cost

Start Date
August 23, 2021
Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Program Cost 
Tuition$8,100
Books, Supplies, Fees$1,324
Tools     $32
Total Cost$9,456

*Books are subject to change.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Investing in your future is worth the price, but we understand the challenges of budgeting and planning for your future. There may be financial aid opportunities available to you. We're here to help.
Visit our Financial Aid page for the Net Price Calculator, or
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