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Medical Assistant FAQ's

Medical Assistant FAQ's


What does a Medical Assistant do?
How do I do clinicals?
Do I need to get Certified?
Does this meet my state requirements?


Q. What does a Medical Assistant do?
A. Medical assistants often take medical histories and record vital signs of patients. Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities.
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Q. How do I do clinicals?
A. This program is completed entirely online and includes virtual labs, the National Certification exam does not require that you complete any clinical before taking the exam. We encourage you to get hands-on-experience in the field and or buy the review guide to prepare for the certification exam.
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Q. Do I need to get Certified?
A. Upon graduation from our program, you will receive your U.S. Career Institute Certificate of Completion attesting to your accomplishment. U.S. Career Institutes Medical Assistant program prepares you to sit for the Certified Clinical Medial Assistant (CCMA) exam or the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam both through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
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Q. Does this meet my state requirements?
A. A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state.
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