Frequently Asked Questions

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What do medical assistants do?

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The job duties of a clinical medical assistant may include: 


  • Preparing Patients for Examinations 

  • Taking Patient Histories and Vital Signs 

  • Assisting the Physician During Examinations 

  • Explaining Procedures to Patients 

  • Calling in Prescriptions to Pharmacies 

  • Collecting Laboratory Specimens 

  • Sterilizing Medical Instruments

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How do I get medical assistant certification?

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Through our training program, you can get you Medical Assistant Certification in as little as 12.5 weeks!

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How long does it take to become a medical assistant?

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PMI offers 12.5 week, 15 week, and 17 week courses to fit into your schedule!

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What is a medical assistant?

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As a medical assistant you will help patients have a more comfortable and enjoyable visit as you perform basic administrative and clinical tasks in a healthcare facility like a physician's office, hospital, or lab.

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How do I become a medical assistant?

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Our classes are designed to prepare students in patient healthcare including phlebotomy, EKG, patient care, and medical assisting. They will provide students with training in classroom, lab, and clinical atmospheres.

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Where do medical assistants work?

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Medical assistants fulfill both clinical and administrative tasks at hospitals, physicians' offices, and other medical settings.