Upon completion of the Medical Assistant Program:

  • Students will learn the medical assisting profession, professional behavior in the workplace, interpersonal skills, human behavior, medical law, and ethics.
  • Students will be skilled in performing the following clinical skills: Taking vital signs, assisting with various examinations, aseptic technique, administering medications, performing phlebotomy procedures and EKG’s.
  • Students will learn the medical terminology, basic human anatomy, and physiology.
  • Students will have the ability to perform administrative responsibilities such as completing medical insurance forms, the basics of diagnostic and procedural coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, and daily office operations.
  • The student will be certified in Basic Life Support by the American Heart Association.


State Career College - Gurnee

State Career College - Gurnee, positioned perfectly for easy access, takes pride in molding the medical workforce of the future. Steeped in academic rigor, SCC - Gurnee excels as a vocational educational institution specializing in healthcare certification programs. Its curriculum dedicates comprehensive study time to critical healthcare topics, engaging students in unique, hands-on experiences often missing in traditional classrooms. As a standout facet, the instructors are industry professionals. Their deep understanding of the industry standards and practices ensures students gain crucial insights into their chosen field. A shining testament to its commitment to holistic development, SCC - Gurnee invests in well-rounded student experiences. Besides top-notch technical instruction, there's a high focus on soft-skill development. This trains students to be not only adept at their skills but prepared to interact effectively in a professional healthcare setting. This facility thrives on its commitment to high graduate employment rates, stressing the real-world job market's needs. The State Career College - Gurnee is indeed a beacon of vocational education in healthcare.

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3575 Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL 60031