In 3 years complete 50 college credits, Medical Assisting Credential, as well as, EKG and Phlebotomy credential attainment possibilities. Enroll into the health occupations programs at either Brighton High School or Howell High School in year 11 through county CTE consortium agreements. Year 12 and year 13 spend your day at LCC parker campus in Howell as well as several clinical externships and experiences.
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Medical Assisting Credential
- 41.5-44.5 college credits
- CPR and First Aid credentials
- National Median Wage: $16.73 hourly, $34,800 annual. Projected growth 2019-29: 19%
- Michigan Median Wage: $16.12 hourly, $33,540 annual. Projected growth 2019-29: 9%
Source: O*NET and the Bureau of Labor statistics
Sample course outline