Allied Health Institute Providing Online Medical Assistant Training Courses

July 20, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News is providing online Medical Assistant Training Courses for students interested in getting their diploma and jobs in the Medial and Healthcare field of employment. Medical Assistants are one of the nation's fastest growing careers through 2010 according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Medical Assistants are involved in helping patients feel at ease in the physician's office. Medical Assistants are trained in both administrative and clinical procedures, and are capable of filling a variety of rewarding positions.

"Our Online Medical Assisting Program prepares you to be an entry-level paraprofessionals in medical offices, clinics, and associated medical facilities," stated Jennifer Anglin, President of Allied Health Institute. "In addition to basic diagnostic and laboratory procedures, students learn current medical technology, medical codes, and other skills necessary to excel in the healthcare industry. The Medical Coding Specialist Program length is 10 months."

Online Medical Assistant Training Courses cover the following areas:

* Medical Legal and Ethical Guidelines & Requirements
* Medical Office Management
* Patient Preparation and Assisting the Physician
* Clinical Procedures
* Laboratory Procedures
* Principles of Pharmacology and Drug Administration
* Cardiopulmonary and electrocardiography

All Online Medical Assistant online courses include:

* Orientation
* Online Courses and Training
* Audio/Visual Presentations
* Electronic Library
* Help Desk
* Chatrooms
* Discussion Boards
* E-mail
* Gradebook Access
* Online testing

For more information about and the online medical assistant training courses courses, visit