Associate Degree Clinical Medical Assisting at RCI

Medical Assistants

These health care professionals will perform administrative and clinical duties and may manage emergency situations, facilities, and/or personnel. Medical Assistants will work in physicians' offices, clinics, hospitals and other medical facilities under the supervision of a physician.

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WHY RCI?

RCI offers accredited accelerated programs and degree granting programs for Medical Professionals. We offer flexible weekend, night, and day schedules for Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, EKG, Nursing Assistant to name a few.

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What is an AAS-D in Medical Assisting?

In this program you will earn your Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Medical Assisting in a short 12-13 months. This is an accredited Associates level degree course. The course is designed for students seeking employment immediately upon graduation. Emphasis is placed on courses which enable the student to gain theoretical and practical knowledge as well as skills important for working in the medical field. This course also prepares you for the Certified Medical Assistant national exam.

Medical Assistants work in physicians’ offices, clinics, hospitals, or other healthcare facilities. They are responsible for performing physician support services that help ensure medical facilities run smoothly. Certified medical assistants may work in a clerical, administrative, or clinical capacity, and may even be asked to perform many specialized tasks.

Medical assisting is one of the fastest growing careers in healthcare. The field is very competitive which is why many institutions are hiring Medical Assistants who not only are certified (CMAs) but hold a degree as well. RCI is an ABHES accredited school and provides one of the best CMA training programs in the industry. Graduating with AAS-D MCA credentials shows prospective employers that you have met the rigorous standards of working as professional in this field.

Daytime and Evening schedules available

Daytime Classes - 54 Weeks
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Weekly Daytime8:30am - 2:45pm8:30am - 2:45pm8:30am - 2:45pm8:30am - 2:45pm
Night/Evening Classes - 54 Weeks
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Weekly Nights5:30pm - 10:30pm5:30pm - 10:30pm5:30pm - 10:30pm5:30pm - 10:30pm
  • If you opt for our 3-in-1 option, included FREE is training towards your Phlebotomy & EKG Certificates
  • Financial Aid is available to qualified students
  • New class sessions start frequently, view our schedule
  • 1160+ hours in Class & 160 hours Externship (approx. 12-13 months)
  • Externship is scheduled after classroom training is completed
  • Phlebotomy & EKG Courses scheduled concurent or after MA is completed

MA COURSE DETAILS

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The RCI Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Clinical Assisting Program is a 1260-hour / 54-week comprehensive program. Upon successful completion of the 875 hours / 40 weeks of didactic/theory, practical/lab classes, and 225 hours / 10 weeks of GE, students will complete 160 hours / 4 weeks in a clinical externship where they would apply the knowledge learned in the classroom setup. Graduates will be prepared for both front and back office medical assisting duties.

Unique to RCI students only is our 3-In-1 course bundle option. This bundle combines your Medical Assistant Degree with a Phlebotomy and EKG Certificate. 3 certificates for the price of 1. This is our most popular course as it prepares each graduating student with a broad skillset upon graduation. Students who take this bundle will have the option to include our State and Nationally Certified Phlebotomy training course and a National Electrocardiograph with intro Holter Monitor training at the same time. Successful completion of RCI's 3-In-1 program prepares the student for all three state & nationally recognized certificates in Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy (CPT1), and EKG.

RCI's MA program will prepare the students to become multi-skilled medical professionals dedicated to assisting in patient care management. These health care professionals will perform administrative and clinical duties and may manage emergency situations, facilities, and/or personnel. Medical Assistants will work in physicians' offices, clinics, hospitals and other medical facilities under the supervision of a physician.

Medical Assistant

YOU WILL LEARN

  • Administrative Duties
  • Medical/Financial Records Management, Medical Insurance
  • Bookkeeping
  • Medical Report Transcription
  • Patient Appointment Scheduling
  • Preparation of Patients for Examination
  • Assisting in Minor Surgery
  • Giving Injections
  • Electrocardiographs
  • ...and much more!

ACCREDITATIONS

ABHES Accredited
California LFS Approved
I-TRAIN
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FINANCIAL AID

We have different financial assistance programs. Please give us a call so we may help with your qualifications.

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ACCREDITATIONS, AGENCIES, & MEMBERSHIPS

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ABHES
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LATEST CLASSES

11 Sep
Medical Assistant (Night): September 11, 2020

Monday-Friday: 5:30pm-10:30pm

*Subject to change without prior notice

  • Class Full
14 Sep
Medical Assistant (Day): September 14, 2020

*Monday-Friday: 5:30pm-10:30pm

*Subject to change without prior notice

  • Class Full
14 Sep
Medical Assistant Certificate (Day): September 14, 2020

*Monday-Friday: 5:30pm-10:30pm

*Subject to change without prior notice

  • Class Full
29 Sep
Medical Assistant (Night): September 29, 2020

Monday-Friday: 5:30pm-10:30pm

*Subject to change without prior notice due to Covid-19 Pandemic

29 Sep
Medical Assistant Certificate (Night): September 29, 2020

Monday-Friday: 5:30pm-10:30pm

*Subject to change without prior notice due to Covid-19 Pandemic

5 Oct
Medical Assistant (Day): October 5, 2020

Monday-Thursday: 8:15am-2:30pm
*Subject to change without prior notice due to Covid-19 Pandemic

5 Oct
Medical Assistant Certificate (Day): October 5, 2020

Monday-Thursday: 8:15am-2:30pm
*Subject to change without prior notice due to Covid-19 Pandemic

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