Becoming A Medical Assistant (Classes to become a Medical Assistant…
Becoming A Medical Assistant
Classes to become a Medical Assistant
Medical Terminology-This class will be the key class when you are starting to learn all the terms.
Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success
Juggling College, Life, and Career Set Up for Success!- This class is great. its very helpful for learning how to communicate, organize, and much more through out your whole college experience.
Intro to Medical Assisting-This class is great for learning everything that you will be doing as a CMA.
Anatomy & Physiology-This class is going to be difficult for me but I'm excited to learn.
Licensed Practicing Nurse
Phlebotomist-This is a specialty that you can advance in after you have become a CMA.
Certified Nursing Assistant
Tools needed to be a MA
Stethascope -This tool is required to have on you at all times. Taking vitals is the number 1 job that medical assistants do.
Computer / Lap top
Safe for important documents
Interpersonal skills- Knowing how to communicate well with a wide variety of cultures and races will help with knowing the needs of the patients better.
Cooperation with others
Good Oral Comprehension-Knowing how to understand peoples ideas through spoken word is crucial to when you first meet a new patient.
Attention to Details - Being able to spot a detail when no other person can see it is a very good skill to have especially in the medical field.
Independence-Having good independence in this type of career is important since you will be working with little to no supervision t times.
Leadership-This job requires you to be able to lead when needed and offer opinions and direction.
Persistence- Being persistent is great when you need to have a task done, but you also need another person to do the other half and to keep reminding them.
Dependability-This job requires many tasks and your boss needs to know you will get them done in a timely manner and being on time.