The X-ray Medical Technician – Medical Assistant Program, offered at our Fort Myers, Florida, school, provides classes and training to help you excel. Our goal is to prepare you for the Registered Medical Assistant Certification Exam and the Limited-Scope X‐ray licensure, where applicable.
This program offers courses in traditional medical assistant curriculum as well as limited‐ scope radiography. You will receive training in the clinical and administrative duties required for a variety of medical settings. Graduates will be qualified to perform the general duties of an entry‐level medical assistant and be able to perform routine X-ray procedures assigned by a supervising physician.
Learn how to draw blood, obtain vital signs, take limited-scope X-rays, perform basic laboratory tests, conduct an EKG, and manage administrative functions such as patient billing procedures and patient charting in the electronic health record. If assisting doctors in clinics and physicians’ offices interests you, then our X‐ray Technician – Medical Assistant program may be right for you.
WHICH MEDICAL ASSISTANT SKILLS WILL I LEARN?
- Perform and develop general X-rays
- Draw blood
- Gather specimens
- Prepare patients for examination
- Check blood pressure and perform EKGs
- CPR and first-aid procedures
- Remove sutures/change dressings
- Prepare specimens for microscopic testing
- Use centrifuges and perform lab tests
- Test urine samples
- Sterilize equipment
- Gather and maintain records and billing information
- Track inventory and order supplies
- Prepare charts and profiles
- Provide patient education
WHERE DO MEDICAL ASSISTANTS WORK?
- Doctors’ Offices
- Multi-Specialty Medical Clinics
- Urgent Care Centers
- Medical Clinics
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In accordance with Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 6E-2.004(1)(b)1. and Florida Statutes, Chapter 1005.02(4) Heritage operates under the name “Heritage Institute” in Florida. All other Heritage campuses operate under the name “Heritage College.”
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FORT MYERS, FLORIDA
6630 Orion Drive, Suite 202
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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This easy-to-get-to Heritage Institute campus next door to the Gulf Coast Medical Center features a student lounge and a resource center along with fully equipped classrooms that support our hands-on approach to education.
As students prepare for their healthcare career, they often study in simulated, real-life settings, including a veterinary surgical suite, a massage clinic, an X-ray lab, a medical assisting lab, a pharmaceutical lab, dental lab and an instructional gym for personal training students.
Heritage Institute utilizes industry-standard equipment for our career education programs to ensure that students are prepared with the knowledge, skills and hands-on training needed for successful employment in their chosen field. Additionally, the campus offers a number of resources to assist students, and the faculty and staff are committed to the success of our students.