At Plaza College, applied clinical experience is at the heart of our premier medical assisting program. Our graduates are Registered Medical Assistants (RMAs), working side by side with doctors to treat patients and keep healthcare centers running efficiently. Data provided on the 2017 Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) Annual Report Form shows that the 5-year average for placement of Plaza's graduates in medical assisting or a related field is 84.65 percent. The Annual Report Form also shows that over the past 5 years, 96.88% of graduates are satisfied with their education.
Medical Assisting is an Associate of Applied Science degree program consisting of advanced clinical and administrative courses teaching such skills as vitals, EKGs, CPR/first aid, CLIA waive testing, phlebotomy, patient privacy, electronic medical records, patient education, coding, billing, and insurance processing. The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
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