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M E DIC A L ASS ISTANT                                                                                                                        www.tulsatech.edu

For general program information call 918-828-5200

Campus Location                                                               Additional Requirements
Health Sciences Center                                                         Prior to the start of the clinical practicum, students must:
                                                                               •	 Undergo a criminal background check including sex
Occupational Focus                                                                 offender registration as required by the Oklahoma Child
•	   Provide hands-on care to people of all ages                                   Care Facilities Licensing Act that requires individuals
•	   Learn to give injections, perform EKGs & draw blood                           providing care to children under the age of 18 to be free
     samples                                                                       of any criminal history that would indicate a potential
•	 Train for jobs in medical offices, chiropractor offices,                        for violent abuse against another person. There is a fee
     urgent care clinics, & many other medical facilities                          for adults and no charge for high school students.
                                                                               •	 Provide verification of immunizations through
For information concerning working conditions, physical
                                                                                   vaccination records, titer (blood test) results, or
requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to
                                                                                   declination statements. A list of specific immunizations
the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), 2010-11 Edition
                                                                                   may be obtained through the Health Sciences Center by
at http://www.bls.gov/oco/.
                                                                                   calling 918-828-1216.
Salary information can be found at The Occupational
                                                                               •	 Have a current American Heart Association CPR for the
Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at
                                                                                   Healthcare Provider card.
http://www.onetcenter.org/. O*NET-SOC Code: 31-9092.00
                                                                               •	 Provide transportation to clinical sites.
                                                                               •	 Adult students must pay a liability insurance fee for
Who Can Attend
                                                                                   clinicals.This fee is charged for each Tulsa Tech fiscal year
High school seniors / Adults                                                       (July 1st to June 30th).
                                                                               •	 Adult students must pay a drug screening fee for
Scheduling & Completion Time                                                       clinicals. The drug screening is required for all students
H.S. / 1 school year:  August - May                                                and will be completed sometime before clinicals.
H.S. sessions:         7:45 - 10:45a / 11:50 - 2:50p                           •	 Adult students must pay a fee to participate in the online
Adults / 6 months                                                                  immunization tracking system.
Adults session:        7:45a - 2:50p                                          NOTE: Fees associated with the requirements above are included in tuition/
Check with Admissions Office at 918.828.5260 for start dates.                 fees/books section.
Note: Certification Exam Requirement Option -- 100 hours
                                                                              College Credit
Tuition/Fees/Books                                                             College credit may be available through TCC, RSU, or OSU-
•	   Adult Students Tuition: $1,575*                                           Institute of Technology. For more details call the college
•	   Required Costs: $803 (Adult), $275 (H.S.)                                 relations office at 918-828-5205. All college credit is awarded
                                                                               by the college/university.
•	   Optional Fees: $64-$160
*High school students living in the Tulsa Tech school district are not        Career Majors
charged tuition, fees & books.
Required costs: books, fees, tools, uniforms/scrubs & supplies.
                                                                               Basic Medical Assistant (High School only)
                                                                               Students in this major will learn the role of the basic medical
                                                                               assistant. They will learn a brief history of medicine, the
Entrance Requirements                                                          characteristics needed to be a medical assistant, how to gather
•	   High school senior                                                        information for the patient history, and patient assessment, and
•	   Adult students                                                            how to assist in minor office procedures. Curriculum content will
•	   Basic computer literacy                                                   also include methods of practicing good ethical behavior,
                                                                               communication skills, phlebotomy, and other basic skills related to
•	   In this career major, students that do not currently
                                                                               assisting in a medical office. Students will be provided the
     have Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology                         opportunity to use the theory content in practical clinical
     credit will begin Medical Terminology and Anatomy &                       experiences. In this Career Major, Core Medical Terminology and
     Physiology classes approximately 6-8 weeks prior to                       Anatomy and Physiology are taught.
     beginning the rest of their career major classes. Contact                 Basic Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy (Returning 2nd Year
     the Health Information Line at 918-828-1216 for exact                     Student & Adult)
     dates and times.                                                          Students in this career major will learn the role of the medical
                                                                               assistant, as well as advanced phlebotomy techniques, preparing
                                                                               them to sit for both the AAMP’s (American Association of Medical
                                                                               Personnel) Registered Phlebotomy Certification exam, as well as the
                                                                               Registered Medical Assistant examination.




                                                               Tuition, career majors, courses and hours are subject to change without notice.
                                                               Tulsa Tech does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin,   08.26.11
                                                               gender, age, marital or veteran status, or disability.
                                                                                                                                            2011-2012
M E DIC A L ASS ISTANT                                                                                                                 www.tulsatech.edu

For general program information call 918-828-5200

Credentials/Industry Certifications                                    Courses
Graduates of this program must be 18 years of age or older              Basic Medical Assistant
and have a HS Diploma or GED are eligible to sit for the                Pharmacology
Registered Medical Assistant examination. Upon passing this             Anatomy and Physiology I
examination, they may use the initials RMA after their name.            Introduction to Medical Office Clinical Procedures - Part I
Graduates of the program who are 18 years or older are eli-             Introduction to Medical Office Clinical Procedures - Part II
gible to sit for the Registered Phlebotomist examination.               Core Medical Terminology
                                                                        Anatomy and Physiology II
Career Opportunities                                                    Introduction to Medical Assisting
Medical Assistant                                                       Medical Assisting Clinical Experience


Career Placement Services                                               Basic Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy
                                                                        Pharmacology
Tulsa Tech’s Career Placement Services team builds
                                                                        Anatomy and Physiology I
partnerships with Tulsa area businesses & industry to create
                                                                        Introduction to Medical Office Clinical Procedures - Part I
opportunities for work-based experiences and job
                                                                        Core Medical Terminology
placement. Job search assistance is provided before and after
                                                                        Introduction to Medical Office Clinical Procedures - Part II
graduation. Services include with employment information,
                                                                        Anatomy and Physiology II
resume building, refining interview skills and life-time access
                                                                        Advanced Phlebotomy Techniques I
to the Tulsa Tech Job Connect database.
                                                                        Advanced Phlebotomy Techniques II
Call Career Placement Services at 918-828-5270 or visit www.
                                                                        Introduction to Medical Assisting
tulsatech.edu/jobconnect / email jobconnect@tulsatech.edu.
                                                                        Medical Assisting Clinical Experience
2009-2010 year completion & placement data:
•	   Total Enrolled: 98
•	   Completion: 88%
•	   Completed on-time: 100%
•	   Job Placement: 71%
•	   Returning Students: 0%
•	   OPE ID: 005311 / CIP: 51.0801

Financial Aid & Scholarships
Financial assistance is available through several options
at Tulsa Tech. For the most up-to-date information, call
918-828-5280 or visit www.tulsatech.edu. Some career
majors are eligible for federal financial aid. To apply, go to:
www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Admissions Process
Apply ON-LINE at www.tulsatech.edu/apply. Applications
can also be obtained in the counseling offices on any of
the campuses; at the Career Services Center located on the
Memorial Complex; or by calling 918-828-5200.




                                                        Tuition, career majors, courses and hours are subject to change without notice.
                                                        Tulsa Tech does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin,   08.26.11
                                                        gender, age, marital or veteran status, or disability.

				
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