Make a Difference in East Liverpool with Medical Assistant Training!
East Ohio College is enrolling students for its East Liverpool Medical Assisting program; you can be ready for a healthcare career in months!
When you earn your associate degree in medical assisting, you will be prepared to work with doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to help examine and treat patients. During your medical assisting training program, you will also receive medical office administrator training, so you can put your skills to use in various medical office settings.
The hands-on training in our WE CARE classroom environment provides a team of instructors guiding you every step, starting with admissions, continuing through academics, and culminating with career services. Learn more about our medical assistant career training today!
“Coming here was the best decision I made! The staff is incredible and goes above and beyond!”
– Lindsay McDevitt, East Ohio Student
About Our Medical Assistant Training Program
Have you wondered how East Ohio’s curriculum compares with other medical assistant classes in East Liverpool and surrounding areas? We’re proud to go above and beyond for our students, teaching them skills that can be applied to in-demand careers.
A diverse group of students throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia continue to choose East Ohio for their medical assistant training. An education from East Ohio is easily accessible to these students because our college is conveniently located near state borders. Some of our students’ cities include Beaver Falls, PA, Weirton, WV, Salem, OH, Steubenville, OH, East Palestine, OH, Youngstown, OH, Monaca, PA, and many other cities near our East Liverpool campus.
When you enroll in our medical assistant classes, you will learn important clinical skills that include:
- Taking Patient Vital Signs (Blood Pressure, Temperature, and Pulse)
- Assisting Doctors and Nurses with Physical Exams.
- Conducting Eye Exams.
- Performing Lab Tests
- Practicing Phlebotomy
- Sterilizing Medical Equipment
- Assisting with Simple Surgeries
- Administering Injections (Shots)
- Performing Heart Tests (EKGs)
Discover the exciting healthcare path of a medical assistant and learn more today!
Applying Your Degree
When you become proficient in each of the skills above, you’ll be on your way to entering the medical field. By earning your Medical Assisting associate degree in East Liverpool with East Ohio, you’ll be able to steer your future in many different directions. Some future paths may include:
- Managing a doctor’s office
- Working in phlebotomy
- Working in a chiropractor’s office
- Working in a pharmacy
- Working in a hospital, scheduling patients and overseeing patient records
If you choose to work as a medical office administrator, you could take your knowledge from our East Liverpool medical assistant training and apply it to:
- Working with insurance companies
- Managing an office
- Scheduling appointments for patients
- Using computers to perform office tasks
- Understanding medical vocabulary
- Understanding patient privacy issues
Medical facilities need trained and dedicated professionals to care for patients, so take the first step and let us help you!
Medical Assisting Externships
As one of our medical assisting students, you will complete an externship as part of your East Liverpool medical assistant training. This on-the-job training allows you to apply the skills you’ve learned in the real world with real people. This experience is invaluable and will enable you to showcase your skills to employers hiring medical assistants.
Strengthen Your Resume with a Certification
East Ohio is designed to prepare you for a National Healthcareer Association certification exam which can strengthen your appeal in the job market. In addition, certifications illustrate to potential employers that you have the skills necessary to become a valuable contributor upon starting the position. The certification exam our students are qualified to sit for is the following:
- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant*
*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Required/ Included in Tuition/Fees.