Medical Assisting Program

Medical assistants are key members of a physician’s staff. On any given day, a medical assistant can be found performing a number of tasks that range from taking vitals and ensuring that the wait time is manageable.

Medical Assisting Program

Medical assistants are key members of a physician’s staff. On any given day, a medical assistant can be found performing a number of tasks that range from taking vitals and ensuring that the wait time is manageable.

What does a Medical Assistant do?

As a medical assistant, you are trained to have a broad range of skills that provide the helping hand that every doctor’s office needs.

Coding and Filing

As a Coding and Filing Specialist, you will be a vital part of the team!

Updating Patient Records

Patient charts are constantly changing with new information being added and old information removed.

Appointment scheduling

Keeping an organized calendar is beneficial because it allows the staff to see how well time is managed.

Performing lab tests

Medical assistants are responsible for collecting samples for laboratory testing. They draw blood under doctor's orders and process samples.

Assisting physicians

An MA will get the patient ready for testing, treatment, and procedures that the doctor may perform.

Performing clinical duties

A medical assistant obtains a medical history by asking patients questions about their medical conditions, medications and allergies.

Train in a Classroom Tailored to You

Our medical assisting program is part of a six-month program with a very flexible schedule.

Get Your Career Started as a Medical Assistant

If you are interested in working in the medical field but don’t have the time or money for one of the larger trade schools, the Medical and Dental School of Dallas is the program for you. Find out about our enrollment schedule and how we can offer you the same license and training that you would get from a bigger school at a fraction of the cost.