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Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting Program, through rigorous, challenging content prepares students to work in the clinical setting as a Medical Assistant. This program is designed to provide students with hands-on clinical experience in multiple specialty areas including, but not limited to, obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology and surgery.

This occupation has an average wage of $13.92 an hour, based on the Florida Occupational Employment and Wages for Polk County.

Medical Assistant:

Course # OCP Course Title Hours
HSC0003 A Basic Healthcare Worker 90
MEA0002 B Introduction to Medical Assisting 250
MEA0501   Medical Office Procedures 75
MEA0521 C Phlebotomist, MA 75
MEA0581 D EKG Aide, MA 75
MEA0581 E Clinical Assisting 230
MEA0530   Pharmacology for Medical Assisting 90
MEA0573   Laboratory Procedures 125
MEA0506   Administrative Office Procedures 90
MEA0942   Practicum Experience 200
Traviss Technical College
3225 Winter Lake Rd
Class Times

7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Ridge Technical College
7700 State Road 544
Class Times

7:30 AM - 2:30 PM