First Coast Technical College (FCTC)

Medical Assisting

Testing Requirements

Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS)
Reading: 244
Math: 241
and Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
Language: 608
Scores are valid for up to two years

Test Center

Location

FCTC Main Campus (St. Augustine)

Meet the Instructor

OVERVIEW

Experience the excitement of being on a professional medical team

Perform vital procedures like drawing blood, giving injections, and assisting with minor office surgery

Deliver essential care to patients by providing medical, surgical, and preventive healthcare

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for state and national certifications, immediate employment and further education

Average Salary

$33,920 /year

Community Partners and Recent Employers of Graduates:

  • Island Doctors
  • Azalea Healthcare
  • FM Medical Urgent Care
  • James Connor, PA
  • Eye Center of St. Augustine

WHAT YOU'll LEARN

Instruction

Program Overview:

  • EKG & phlebotomy
  • Front office duties: scheduling, billing, insurance, transcription
  • HIV/AIDS education
  • Lab procedures
  • Medical terminology
  • Monitoring/preparing patients
  • Respond to medical emergencies
  • Vital signs
  • X-Ray procedures
  • Unpaid Externship
Medical Assisting
OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse Length Hours
AHSC0003Basic Healthcare Worker90 hours
BMEA0002Introduction to Medical Assisting250 hours
MEA0501Medical Office Procedures 75 hours
CMEA0521Phlebotomist, MA75 hours
DMEA0543EKG Aide, MA75 hours
EMEA0581Clinical Assisting230 hours
MEA0530Pharmacology for Medical Assisting90 hours
MEA0573Laboratory Procedures125 hours
MEA0506Administrative Office Procedures90 hours
MEA0942Practicum Experience200 Hours

Industry Certifications

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Examination (CCMA)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Coding and billing specialist
  • Doctors’ office
  • EKG aide
  • Hospitals
  • Medical office receptionist
  • Medical specialty group practices
  • Outpatient facilities
  • Phlebotomist
  • Walk-in clinics

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how First Coast Technical College prepares students for the Health Sciences industry.

93%
Completion Rate*
73%
PLACEMENT Rate*
N/A
Licensure

Based upon the 2019 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report for 2017-2018.

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend a Program Information Session & Tour

Step 2‐ Apply for Federal Student Aid

Step 3‐ Gather Needed Documents

Step 4‐ Register for Classes

Instructor / Contact

Name: Elizabeth Lacinski
Email: [email protected]
Phone:
(904) 547-3487 
Fax:
(904) 547-3614

Name: Deonna Mullins
Email: [email protected]
Phone:  (904) 547-3484
Fax: (904) 547-3614

 

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?

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