The program is designed to provide students with extensive and comprehensive training in body structure and the functions of the various body systems. Students will develop a working knowledge of specimen collection and various laboratory procedures to include infection control, EKG, injections, and sterilization. Students will also learn proper techniques in assisting in minor surgical procedures and preparation of patients for diagnostic tests.
Students will also be certified in CPR. Students will develop administrative skills such as patient scheduling, obtaining and maintaining patient data, medical office bookkeeping, insurance billing, and automated office information management, including Typing, Computerized Billing and Microsoft Word.