A Medical Clinical Specialties associate degree will prepare you to perform clinically.
The objective of the Medical Clinical Specialties program is to prepare you to perform clinically in a physician's office or other medical facility. By graduation, you will possess the skills necessary to obtain quality laboratory specimens, perform x-rays, handle administrative duties, and assist in patient care and examinations, as well as perform appropriate medical procedures. Externships will prepare you to perform the roles of a medical assistant, phlebotomist and limited medical radiographer, offering you many avenues to pursue in finding employment in the medical community. Our program can be completed in 24 months for students in our day classes, or in 33 months for those taking evening courses.
Licensure and certification is required once you graduate. You will be certified for phlebotomy through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). You will also be certified for medical assisting through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Certification testing fees for phlebotomy and medical assisting are included in the program tuition. Certification provides you a better opportunity for employment over non-certified candidates, as well as increases your earning potential. The program utilizes industry-standard laboratories and medical equipment to prepare you in on-campus laboratories, as well as provides you with clinical experience at a local healthcare affiliate. Licensure for the limited medical radiography (LMR) portion of this program is required for you for employment purposes as well. Licensure for LMR graduates is ONLY for the state of Kentucky.
The Medical Assisting program at Spencerian College has maintained a 100% average in both Graduate and Employer Satisfaction rates over the last 5 years based on the most recent Annual Report Form submitted to the Medical Assisting Review Board (MAERB) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
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