Medical Assistant For Dermatology Certification

  • Once a week classes – Saturday lectures, weekday clinical
  • Train for a Medical Assistant career in Clinical Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology and Surgical Dermatology
  • Earn your Dermatology Medical Assistant certification in 14 weeks

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This weekend course with lectures one day a week and clinical hours you arrange to fit your own schedule. This dermatology medical assistant program is designed to meet the demands to work as a Dermatology Clinical Assistant working in a busy office.

Our goal is to prepare students to go from the classroom to the workplace quickly by providing them with the hands-on training needed to work in a simulated medical dermatology clinical setting.  It is the objective of the Academy to provide training that focuses solely on the fundamental skills and knowledge required to work in a healthcare setting.

Program Objectives:
Prepare students to go from classroom to the workplace quickly and efficiently by providing them with hands on training on basic dermatology terminology. Greeting and welcoming patients to the practice. Students will learn duties that include how to take vitals scheduling, rescheduling, or canceling appointments as needed. Assisting patients to fill out information forms.  Preparing patients’ charts and daily schedules for the derm staff.  Updating patient records and documenting recent treatments and procedures.  Scheduling follow-up appointments.

After completion the Dermatology Clinical Assistant course, students will have experience and understanding in the following: providing excellent patient service and hospitality to our patients and guests through the smooth and efficient operations of the clinical services. Greet patients, always with a smile, and provide them your full attention. In a tranquil, personable demeanor coordinate clinical flow and provide assisting services to general and cosmetic dermatology providers by gathering health histories, scribing encounters, answering queries, educating patients, managing pharmacy and physician requests, and triaging phone calls.

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Schedule & Admissions Requirements

The Dermatology Clinical Assistant Program is part time with lectures on the weekend. 200 total clock hours (84 classroom lecture hours, and 116 clinical hours).

Class lecture hours are on a Saturday schedule.

Clinical training hours are to be scheduled and completed Wednesday – Saturday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Days and times are optional.

Students must be at least 18 years old or older, and have a high school diploma or GED.

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Training Process & Facilities

Lecture portions of the course are held in the administrative areas and classroom setting which are equipped with multimedia equipment and seats 10 -18 comfortably. Students will review slides and ask questions as needed.

Hands on training portions of each class will be held in a front office setting in an actual practice giving the student hands on instruction in a functioning dental practice.

Instructors will divide students into groups and rotate those groups to role play various roles and responsibilities of the dermatology assistant.

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