Medical Assistant Training Program

Rhode Island College Outreach Programs

600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 2908

Description:This is a 24 week medical assistant certificate training program which includes medical terminology (this earns two college credits), Anatomy & Physiology/Body Systems, Basic Pharmacology, Basic HIPAA/Medical Law/Ethics, Basic Safety, Infection Control, OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens, CPR, Clinical Testing and Administrative Skills. The skillsets gained are as follows: medical assisting, front desk procedures (reception & scheduling), office and computer and electronic charting, ability to take and record vital signs, update medical records, complete patient history, administer medication, perform injections, point of care testing. Students will be placed in an externship for a minimum of 120 unpaid hours in a healthcare setting. Case management services are provided as are job placement assistance and support. A complrehensive soft skills sequence is included in the program. If there is an ESL component to this program, the students will earn college credits. This program is not Pell Grant Eligible. For more information you may contact Amy Steere at: Phone 401-456-8902, Fax 401-456-8582, Email, Website:

Cost: $5500

Duration: 24 Weeks

Phone: 401-456-8902

End Date: 4/30/2021

Credential Earned: An industry-recognized certificate or certification, Employment