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when Taking medical assistant college course

I am needing to ask if you are in college class for medical assistant are you able to start training somewhere or do you wait till your degree is completed?

Are You Still In School? in school

Are You Working? no

Re: when Taking medical assistant college course

Several folks in my classes had part time paid positions in offices.

The externship is designed to give that type of hands-on experience.

Your Professional Title/Credentials: CMA (AAMA)

Re: when Taking medical assistant college course

In my college you go out to your externship in your last semester. I am in associates degree program in my second semester, but graduating next semester (my third semester in this program) and going out for my externship because I had alot of my classes done already from other things.

Re: when Taking medical assistant college course

I am in school now. We do out clinicals at the end. But as others have stated there are people that work within the medical field before their degree or certification. Sometimes people will be willing to train you if you have the right motivation and drive. But I dont think you can do venipuncture without some form of certification but Administrative work yes.

Your Professional Title/Credentials: SMA

Are You Still In School? Yes

Are You Working? no