The Medical Assistant Program at Texas State Technical College is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) www.caahep.org.
The duties of Medical Assistants vary from office to office, depending on the office location, size, and specialty. In small practices, Medical Assistants usually handle both administrative and clinical duties and report directly to an office manager, physician, or other health practitioner. These are some of the administrative duties a Medical Assistant performs;
Clinical duties vary according to state law and include the following;
If you have good communications skills and a have an empathetic caring personality then Medical Assisting may be just what you are looking for!
More details about the Medical Assistant Program are available through the College Information Office, and you are welcome to visit our facilities by scheduling a tour. Department Chair Alicia Lugo and program instructors work with students individually to plan a career path and course schedules. For more information, call 800.852.8784, extension 4797, or 956.364.4797.