According to the United States Department of Labor,
Medical Assistant employment is projected to grow much faster than average, ranking medical assisting among the fastest growing occupations over the next decade. Job opportunities should be excellent, particularly for those with formal medical assistant training. (Occupational Outlook).St. Augustine School of Medical Assistants is fully accredited and certified by The National Accreditation and Certification Board, a private non-governmental professional health accreditation organization.
Class work includes Medical Terminology, Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Records, Basic Medical Law, Medical Billing and Insurance Claims, Infection Control, Emergency Care, Patient History and Physicals, EKG and Lab Testing, Clinical Labs include Phlebotomy, Injections, Basic Ultrasound and Introduction to Basic Ultrasound
The textbook, workbook and CD program for medical assistant is called Outline Review for the Medical Assistant (2nd ed., Hemby, MP). The text is available online at Amazon.com for about $50.