Eighteen students in the Medical Assistant Class offered through the Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College had the opportunity to demonstrate their clinical skills to AtlantiCare representatives, Tuesday, March 8, at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. Demonstrations included reading blood pressure, phlebotomy, removal of stitches and sutures, wound care and EKG monitoring. In a month, these students will go out into the field to perform their externships, where they may find permanent employment after.
Students completing all course requirements will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician and EKG Technician certification exams. American Heart Association, BLS/CPR certification is also included in this program. For more information on programs offered at HPI, contact (609) 343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/hpi.