Allied Health careers are among the most demanded by health care clinics, hospitals, physician offices and health care businesses according to the Michigan Department of Labor.
Glen Oaks Community College prepares students in a number of careers that meet this growing demand for qualified health care workers. Visit the different areas below to read about the exciting opportunities available today at GOCC!
Medical Assistant Program
The Certified Medical Assistant is one of the most sought after careers in the healthcare field as a result of the diversity in the skill preparation. The Medical Assistant’s skills are utilized in both the administrative and clinical aspects of the medical office. Phlebotomy, medical administration and surgical assisting are among the many clinical skills acquired in the Medical Assisting Program. Employers of our students when surveyed regarding the last 5 years have reported 100% satisfaction in our Graduates. Likewise students are equally satisfied with the quality of the education that they receive and their preparedness to walk into a job immediately after graduation. The Glen Oaks Community College Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs is located at 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763, Phone: 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org
Graduates of the accredited program are eligible to sit for the national certification examination. Passing the examination allows the graduate to become a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA-AAMA). The Medical Assistant can further his or her education by earning an Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health. The Medical Assistant Certificate is a competency-based program of study. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the job growth is expected to be 23% between the years of 2014-2024 with a Median Pay of $15.17 per hour or $31,540 per year.
Nurse Aide Program
The Nurse Aide Course is designed to guide you in learning the skills required for certification as a nurse aide. The course will give you the skills needed to do your duties as a (NA) nurse aide and prepare you for the state certification exam. The lessons will help you better understand your residents, and in turn help you to understand your role in relation to these residents.
Or a printable PDF version of the packet can be downloaded via the Program Packets area located on this page.
Allied Health Team
Allied Health Programs
Practicum Paperwork Deadlines:
Students completing a practicum in the following semesters will need to have paperwork turned in to Anne or Carol by the dates listed.
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