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Medical Assistant School
In Las Vegas

Do you want to make a real difference in people’s lives? NCC’s Medical Assistant School in Las Vegas allows you to become certified as a Medical Assistant by learning online while receiving hands-on training.

In NCC’s Medical Assistant program, you’ll work with healthcare professionals, participate in hands-on Medical Assistant courses, and gain invaluable experience in the Las Vegas medical sector.

We offer flexible Medical Assistant morning and evening classes. Once you earn your diploma, you’ll qualify to sit for your certification exam to become a Registered Medical Assistant.

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Quick Facts

$37,190

The median annual wage

16%

Job Outlook Much Faster Than Average

700,000+

Graduates Got employed every year

$18/hr

Typically make In medical assistant

19%

Employment Is Expected To Grow

$34,000+

a graduate earns in a year

Medical Assistant Testimonial

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"I learned a lot of teamwork."
"Honestly I learned a lot of teamwork. I made a lot of friends and I learned how to speak more and be more honest with people as well. I have a job that I really love."

Kimberly Perez

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Why Medical Assistant Program At
Northwest Career College?

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    Graduate in as little as 9 months

    Northwest’s schedule allows you to attend medical assistant training, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career.

  • Financial Aid

    Financial aid is available to those who qualify

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    Hands-on instruction in all facets of Medical Assisting

    You will work with established, seasoned instructors to learn every aspect of Medical Assisting at Northwest’s Medical Assistant Program in Henderson and Las Vegas.

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    Students are our priority

    Northwest’s student-centered philosophy means that you come first in our Medical Assistant School in Las Vegas.

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    Day, night, and weekend MA classes are available

    Northwest offers day, night, and weekend MA classes to accommodate your work and family schedule.

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    Work on your own laptop for exceptional training

    Each student is provided a laptop for easy internet and online class access.

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    Committed career services team on campus

    Northwest’s Career Services team works with you to help you find the best medical assistant employment opportunity that fits your needs.

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Medical Assistant Program Mission and Goals

Mission: To prepare program graduates with the technical knowledge and professional skills needed to obtain employment as entry-level Medical Assistants.

Goal 1: Upon program completion, students will be able to demonstrate the professional skills needed to complete a typical day as an entry-level medical assistant.

Learning Objective 1.1 - Students will obtain the procedural and interpersonal skills required to work effectively in a medical office setting.

Learning Objective 1.2 - Students will demonstrate the critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to work effectively in a medical office setting.

Goal 2: Upon program completion, students will be able to demonstrate the clinical skills needed to complete a typical day as an entry-level medical assistant.

Learning Objective 2.1 - Students will perform independent procedures as authorized by the medical provider, such as obtaining vital signs, administering injections, venipunctures, or CLIA-waived tests.

Learning Objective 2.2 - Students will provide pre-operative and post-operative patient education regarding medical conditions or procedures.

Goal 3: Upon program completion, students will be able to demonstrate the communication skills needed to complete a typical day as an entry-level medical assistant.

Learning Objective 3.1 - Students will use proper medical terminology, abbreviations, and acronyms when describing human anatomy, pathology, diagnoses, and procedures.

Learning Objective 3.2 - Students will effectively communicate in a clinical setting while performing patient intake, reviewing medical histories, and relaying information to licensed healthcare providers.

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Medical Assistant
Program Accreditation

NCC is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Their contact information is listed below for applicants who wish to request additional information regarding the program’s accreditation.

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
7777 Leesburg Pike Suite 314 N.
Falls Church, Virginia 22043

Program Outcomes Data

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023
  • Retention Rates: 80%

The percentage of students who complete the program or remain enrolled at the end of the reporting period.

  • Job Placement Rates: 80%

The percentage of graduates placed in the field out of those who completed the program during the reporting period.

Detailed definitions of these rates can be found on our Outcomes Data page.

Medical Assistant Program
Externship Disclosures

Students may have to conform to additional requirements to participate in externship at their assigned site, such as:

  • Complete a background check.
  • Complete a drug screening.
  • Travel to a geographically dispersed externship site.

NCC maintains liability insurance that offers coverage for any injuries a student may cause to an employee or patient of a clinical site while on externship. Coverage does not cover self-inflicted injuries sustained by the student.

Putting Superior Training First

The Medical Assistant training program at Northwest Career College prepares students to work in every type of healthcare facility including clinics, hospitals and surgi-centers.

In addition to the academic and hands-on training, Medical Assistant students become familiar with Medical Billing and insurance processing skills. Additionally, they travel throughout the valley for a variety of informative and interactive field trips. There's never a dull moment in the Medical Assistant Program.

Some Of What You Learn From Medical Assistant Training

  • Las Vegas Medical Billing in the Medical Front Office
  • Medical Disorders and Diagnostics
  • All Human Body Systems
  • Pharmacology
  • Managing a Medical Office
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Infection Control
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resucitation (CPR)
  • Medical Terminology
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Tuition Information

Term 1 $5167.00
Term 2 $5166.00
Term 3 $5166.00

More Information about the Profession

Medical Assistant Course Details

COURSE OUTLINE

  • MA101 Introduction to Medical Assisting
  • MA106 Body Systems and Medical Specialties III
  • MA102 Medical Records and Insurance
  • MA107 Body Systems and Medical Specialties IV
  • MA103 Pharmacology and Patient Education
  • MA111 Microsoft Office for Medical Assistants
  • MA104 Body Systems and Medical Specialties I
  • MA201 Medical Assisting Externship
  • MA105 Body Systems and Medical Specialties II

Why Medical Assistant?

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What Will I Do?

As an RMA, most importantly you are working with a team of medical professionals to help patients achieve maximum overall health. The high degree of interaction between Medical Assistants and patients results in a great deal of personal satisfaction in helping people in need.
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High Demand Career

Employment for Medical Assistants is expected to grow 19 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than average for all occupations according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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A Great Life

A Medical Assistant graduate with two or more years of experience can expect an ~ $18 - $23 hourly wage according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and NCC Graduate Data.

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Medical Assistant FAQ

Q. How do I become a Medical Assistant?

Become a Medical Assistant by enrolling in Northwest Career College's 9-month Medical Assistant Program. You will learn to perform clinical tasks, such as vital signs, injections, sterilization techniques, specimen collection, diagnostic testing, and assisting with in-office surgical procedures. You will also learn administrative tasks, such as using electronic health records and completing referral paperwork. All of these are essential to your success as a Medical Assistant!

Northwest Career College's Medical Assistant program blends outstanding online lectures with exceptional on-campus, hands-on training. Although some institutions may claim to teach Medical Assisting wholly online, nothing replaces hands-on training to get you Career Ready to work with fellow professionals in a variety of healthcare settings. Although you can learn a lot online, your one-on-one, hands-on learning in class with seasoned instructors provides you with invaluable practice making you the most desirable applicant for any Medical Assistant position.

It will take you nine months of online and on-campus hands-on learning to graduate from your Medical Assistant program...and then you will become career ready to work in a group practice, hospital setting, long-term care facilities, surgicenter, and more!

Northwest Career College encourages Medical Assistant program graduates to apply for transfer credits. However, Northwest Career College cannot guarantee that these credits will be accepted at all institutions. Transfer credit acceptance is determined by the institution accepting the credits for transfer, not the original college of the alumni requesting the transfer credit.

Medical Assistants are mostly found in the clinical setting of the medical field and will handle administrative tasks in addition to patient care. CNAs are mostly found in long-term care facilities and assist nurses with patient care.

After graduation from our medical assistant school, you could potentially qualify for a variety of job positions, including but not limited to: Medical Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Optometric Technician, Clinical Medical Assistant (Back Office), Chiropractor Assistant, Ophthalmic Technician, Clinical Assistant, and Optometric Assistant.

Medical Assistant graduates typically work in a private medical office setting. Students interested in working in a hospital setting should consider enrolling in Northwest Career College’s Healthcare Administration program, as they will be well equipped to pursue an administrative position within a hospital setting.

Although Northwest Career College does not require students to participate in an EKG Certification exam to graduate from its Medical Assistant diploma program, graduates meet the educational requirements needed to qualify for the Certified EKG Technician exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association.

Due to the variety of employment opportunities with the completion of each certification, salaries are dependent on the place of employment. We encourage students to visit the US Bureau of Labor Statistics website, https://www.bls.gov/, to see the National averages of each career.

Entering the medical field with multiple certifications will provide more career opportunities and makes students more marketable in the competitive job market.

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