Medical assisting students at IntelliTec Grand Junction raise awareness about keeping the community safe from the spread of COVID-19 through a new YouTube video. The Medical Assisting program at IntelliTec’s Grand Junction, Colorado campus can be completed in as few as 12 months. Continue reading
Grand Junction, Colorado, Dec 12, 2020 /prREACH/ -- Medical assisting students at IntelliTec Grand Junction are raising awareness about keeping the community safe from the spread of COVID-19 through a new YouTube video. These students currently enrolled in IntelliTec’s Medical Assisting program are training to be essential frontline healthcare workers. The video aims to raise awareness about how to limit the transmission of COVID-19.
Medical assistants are essential healthcare workers who directly influence the quality and delivery of vital healthcare services. The Medical Assisting program at IntelliTec Grand Junction is designed to develop much-needed skills for success in this important field and equip students for the career needs of the future. Frontline healthcare workers, such as medical assistants, are essential, and the demand for these workers continues to rise nationwide.
IntelliTec’s Medical Assisting program was designed to help meet the need for clinical and administrative medical professionals in today’s healthcare world. IntelliTec’s Medical Assistant program teaches students how to perform laboratory procedures, understand the anatomy and physiology of the human body, and assist physicians in medical office examinations. IntelliTec students learn to perform administrative duties such as appointment scheduling, insurance, and medical practice management.
The Medical Assisting program at IntelliTec Grand Junction is designed to be achievable in as few as 12 months. Upon completing the program, students are prepared to sit for the AMT Registered Medical Assistant and Phlebotomist examinations for certification. Nationally-recognized industry certifications such as these demonstrate to potential employers the job candidate’s skill and knowledge level. Graduates of the Medical Assisting program are prepared to enter the workforce immediately and begin work in hospitals, physicians’ offices, medical clinics, nursing care facilities, and other healthcare settings.
Healthcare workers face an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 due to exposure. As future frontline medical workers, medical assisting students have personal and professional reasons for conducting community outreach about limiting the spread of COVID-19. The video, which can be viewed here, focuses on the importance of mask-wearing to limit transmission of COVID-19.
To learn more about IntelliTec College and the Medical Assisting program, visit the college's official website.