Medical Assisting

Become a medical assistant and be on the front line of patient care in one of the fastest growing occupations in the healthcare field. As a medical assistant, you will be a central member of the healthcare team.

The Butler Tech Medical Assisting program trains students in the classroom and through clinical experience. Our students find jobs working closely with doctors and nurses in physician offices, clinics, insurance companies and medical labs. Our course includes everything you need to know to begin your career, including anatomy and physiology, CPR and first aid, medical terminology, medical math, law and ethics, computer basics, medical office procedures, pharmacology and more.

During the program you’ll learn to:

  • Correctly perform both administrative and clinical tasks in the medical office.
  • Take medical histories, record vital signs, and explain treatment procedures to patients
  • Assist physicians during medical exams.
  • Perform basic lab tests, draw blood and give electrocardiograms (EKGs).
  • Understand and demonstrate knowledge of the legal and ethical aspects of healthcare confidentiality.

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