North-West College is proud to be recognized as one of the finest Medical Assistant Schools in California. We’ve specialized in helping people become a Medical Assistant for over 40 years.
An average day consists of preparing patients to see the doctor, taking blood pressures, measuring heights & weights and recording medical histories. You will also set up the examination room, give immunizations, take EKG’s and perform various lab tests.
Our Medical Assistant Program will help prepare you. On the administrative side, you will help to schedule appointments, order supplies, fill out insurance forms, handle correspondence and maintain patient charts.
Most graduates of our Medical Assistant school program currently serve the profession in medical offices. The majority of Medical Assistants are employed by doctors in private practice or clinic settings. These offices are staffed by both general practitioners and specialists in the medical profession.
Other assistants are employed by rapidly growing group-practice systems. In the group-practice settings, several general practice doctors or specialists join and share one facility, while employing many assistants. Clinics, medical centers, medical institutions, research centers, laboratories, nursing homes,