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Arlington Medical Institute

1001 NE Green Oaks Boulevard Suite #190, Arlington, TX 76006 map

Medical Assistant Training Program

Program Details

Students entering AMI are prepared for a rewarding career as Medical Assistants. During the course of the program, students are trained in lab procedures, clinical skills, and office administration.

Anatomy and Physiology with Terminology, CPR, light typing, and other courses are also taught. Students at AMI learn skills both in the classroom and in an actual clinical setting even before their externship.
  • Prepare for a rewarding career in medical assistance
  • Physician owned and operated medical assistant program
  • Fast-track hands on training with convenient day and night classes
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
  • Member of Career Colleges and Schools of Texas (CCST)
  • Regulated and approved by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)
  • Students will be eligible to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification
  • Great facilities including a clinical lab, computer lab, and a large classroom for lectures
  • Students learn how to use microscopes, centrifuges, x-rays and more
  • Career and Resume assistance upon graduation
  • Financial Aid to those who qualify
  • Medical benefits are provided by the The Neighborhood Doctor for all active students, spouses and children

What's a Medical Assistant?

Medical assistants perform a variety of administrative and clinical functions in doctors’ offices. They have a wide variety of duties including:

  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians' instructions to patients.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses.

Personal Qualifications

Important personal qualities are adaptability, kindness, physical stamina, a positive attitude, discretion, good judgment, neatness and accuracy.

Where Employed

Physicians’ offices, clinics, and other medical facilities.

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