Become a Medical Assistant

Atria Medical Institute teaches medical assisting courses that build educational theory backed by real-world, hands-on practical experience.

The next term start date is January 3, 2023. Applications are due by December 12, 2022.

Interested in learning more? Meet with a student representative. 

Scholarships Available

Scholarships are available to cover your tuition so that you can fully focus on completing the course.

Fast-Track Program

The course is fast-paced yet slow enough to allow the individual to grow into the profession.

Professional Opportunities

Graduates of the program are frequently offered professional opportunities following practicum.

VISION

Meeting Today’s Healthcare Needs

Our Vision

Develop Certified Healthcare Professionals

Atria Medical Institute’s vision is to develop the interested student into a well-trained, proficient Medical Assistant; meeting todays healthcare needs. Graduates of Atria’s Medical Assistant program will be prepared to sit for a Medical Assistant Certification exam to become certified professionals ready to join and become a productive part of the healthcare industry.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

A Great Career Path

A Liaison to Bridge the Gap in Healthcare

What is a Medical Assistant?

Medical Assisting is a varied profession, one that works within the medical community to help bridge communication between the Practitioner/Clinician and the patient.

A Knowledge Expert & Confidant

Where do Medical Assistants fit?

A Medical Assistant is an integral part of maintaining the patient’s health and wellbeing. Medical Assistants must draw on their wealth of knowledge when interacting with the patient.

An Advocate and Resource for Those in Need

Why are Medical Assistant Needed?

Medical Assistants support practitioners and other healthcare members as they help the patient navigate through the healthcare system.

Enroll Today!

We teach medical assisting courses that build educational theory backed by real-world, hands-on practical experience. The next term start date is January 3, 2023 with applications due by December 12, 2022.

GOALS

What will we teach you?

To Become a Productive Member of the Healthcare Community

Provide education which develops the potential of each student to become a responsible, productive member of society, and functional within the workforce in accordance with the Atria Medical Institute’s mission statement.

To Display Course Competency

Provide competent entry-level medical assistants who have shown competency in the three learning domains; cognitive, psychomotor, and affective.

To Become a Credentialed Professional

Prepare students to function in the varied areas of medical assisting. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to sit for a Medical Assistant Certification exam to become a certified Medical Assistant.

OUR FACILITIES

Student Experience

Our classes are small allowing for more personalized instruction. They are advanced, moving at a brisk pace, but slow enough to allow for the fundamental knowledge and skills needed. Our lab areas mimic actual exam rooms with up-to-date equipment and supplies. All practicums will be hands-on clinical in nearby physician’s offices with knowledgeable preceptors working alongside the student.

OBJECTIVES

What will you learn?

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Use correct medical terminology

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Identify structure and function of the human body

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Complete physical assessments within scope of practice on patients of all ages

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Demonstrate proper care for patients with a normal state of health

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Demonstrate proper care for patients outside of homeostasis

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Be aware of cultural diversity of patients

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Be aware of own attitude toward others

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Administer medications correctly and with confidence

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Perform venipuncture and blood collection with confidence

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Collect various body specimens and perform CLIA waived test with confidence

OUR PROGRAM

How We Empower You for Success

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Smaller Classes

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Greater Student to Instructor Ratio

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Fast-Tracked Program

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Practice That Leads to Competencies

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Competencies that Lead to a Real-World Practicum

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Skilled Demonstrations & Practice with Real-World Equipment

FAQ

Frequently Asked

How long is the Medical Assistant course?

The medical assistant course is 18 weeks.

How much does the program cost?

There are scholarships available to cover all tuition and fees.

What do I need to do to qualify?

You need;

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Complete an enrollment application
  • Pass pre-test
  • Provide details on why you want to be a Medical Assistant
How do I begin enrollment?

All prospective students must send a completed application and all of the required documents, to info@atriamedical.com. To Begin the process, vist our Enroll Page. 

Will I be able to get a medical assistant position after graduation?

Graduates of the program are frequently offered professional opportunities following practicum.

What is your COVID-19 policy?

Attendance during the pandemic has changed the rules of school admissions at many institutions. Atria Medical Institute (AMI) requires all students, faculty and staff to have completed the COVID vaccination series prior to attending the first class.  Throughout the duration of the program, students will be responsible to self-evaluate and promptly report any symptoms to AMI faculty. If symptoms associated with COVID-19 are present students will be required to quarantine or isolate.

Is there a fee to apply?

There is a $25 non-refundable application fee.

Reserve Your Seat Today!

The next term start date is January 3, 2023 with applications due by December 12, 2022. Our school is located at 50 Kelly Road Ste 300, McDonough, GA 30253 conveniently located off I-75.

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Meet with an Atria Student Representative

Interested in learning more? Please fill out the form below. An Atria Student representative will contact you soon to better understand your career goals and answer any questions you have about the Medical Assistant program, the admissions process and more.
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Mailing Address

50 Kelly Road, Ste 300
McDonough GA 30253

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On the next page, you’ll be directed to our student portal login page.
All applicants must create an account by clicking Create New User, then follow the instructions on the portal to begin your application. If you’ve already created an account, please login with your username and password to start or continue your application process.