The Clinical Assistant program at Medical Career Institute is designed to prepare graduates to become a skilled entry-level Clinical Medical Assistants and work effectively in the healthcare environment. Students are trained to become multi-skilled allied health professionals such as Medical Clinical Assistants, Patient Care Technicians and Phlebotomy/EKG Technicians with diverse duties in medical offices, hospitals and clinics. The program includes ample time for lectures and practicing lab skills in our on-campus (work-simulated) doctor’s exam room, phlebotomy and EKG laboratory and patient care room for mock practice of patient care procedures. Additionally, students receive training to assist with front desk duties, scheduling appointments, filling out insurance forms and electronic record keeping. The off-campus clinical externship course of the curriculum is structured to include supervised hands-on training at clinical externship sites such us doctor’s offices, hospitals, laboratories, outpatient surgical centers, endoscopy /colonoscopy clinics and requires logs and performance evaluations of skills.