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Alegent Health School of Medical Assisting

Alegent Health School of Medical Assisting
6901 North 72nd Street
Omaha, NE 68122‏

Alegent Health School of Medical Assisting is focused on providing outstanding patient care and education, through training qualified individuals to be medical assistants. At the heart of the school is Alegent Health's mission to remain faithful to the healing ministry of Jesus Christ by providing high-quality care for the body, mind and spirit of every person. In terms of Alegent Health School of Medical Assisting, this means training the student not only with the technical skills needed but fostering qualities necessary not only to be skilled medical professional but a compassionate and responsible one as well.

Students learn the full spectrum on the medical assistant position, from clinical to administrative functions, such as scheduling appointments, preparing medical records or taking vital signs and preparing patients for procedures. Alegent Health works together with Metropolitan Community College to combine resources and make the program the best possible by integrating theory with clinical education. Courses at Alegent Health School of Medical Assisting range from lectures and demonstrations to hands-on clinical practice.

Students at Alegent Health School of Medical Assisting progress from directly supervised performance to indirect supervision, which serves to enhance their confidence and skill levels. At the end of the Alegent program they are capable of a wide range of functions, and will not only have learned the technical aspects, but important skills like customer service etiquette, problem-solving, and time management.

Quick Facts

  • The program at Alegent Health School of Medical Assisting lasts one year and includes 260 hours of externship in a medical clinic.

  • Graduates of Alegent Health School of Medical Assisting find employment in physician offices, and also with chiropractors, optometrists and podiatrists.

  • Alegent Health School of Medical Assisting is fully accredited by the American Association of Medical Assisting and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

  • Courses at Alegent occur at both the Immanuel Medical Center Campus and Metropolitan Community College.

  • This school profile has been compiled and updated by The CollegeBound Network. The school is not affiliated with The CollegeBound Network and shall not be considered a sponsor of this program.

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