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Medical Assistant Training

The objective of PTHC Medical Assistant Program is 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.

Admission Requirements for Medical Assistant Program: Interest in working in the healthcare field. Meet PTHC minimum admission requirements as set forth in PTHC admission policies.
Program Completion Requirements: Program Completion Requirements: A minimum of 134 hours theory, 26 skills lab and 160 hours in a medical clinic/facility which see outpatient patients. Must score a minimum average of 73% in theory on written test and a pass in clinical (skills/clinical are graded as pass or fail).

There is no California state examination for Medical Assistants. However, there are several bodies which offer MA national Medical Assistants examination and certification. PTHC is a testing center for one of the testing bodies, the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Clinical Hours: Student will be required to do 160 non-paid hours in a clinical facility. The student will be working with a facility medical assistant personnel.

To register for a class please contact

90 W. Grand Blvd. Suite 107>
Corona, CA 92882
Office Phone: 951-734-1601
Fax: 951-734-1602

14340 Elsworth Street Suite B-108/109
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Office Phone: 951-656-4400
Fax: 951-656-4402

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