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Centura College

Chesapeake, VA

6 Programs

Available Programs

  • Associate Degree in Medical Assisting - Concentration in Clinical Support
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Assisting careers can open the doors to working alongside doctors and nurses in many health care settings. Some people focus their training on the clinical side of the business, so they can have a more direct hands-on approach with patients. Others focus on the office management side of the business, where management, administration and technological skills allow them to excel. Wherever you decide to focus, completing your medical assisting training can give you the opportunity to work in a doctor’s office, hospital, long-term care facility or other health care facility helping people in your community.

  • Medical Assistant - Diploma
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Assisting careers can open the doors to working alongside doctors and nurses in many health care settings. Some people focus their training on the clinical side of the business so they can have a more direct hands-on approach with patients. Others focus on the office management side of the business, where management, administration, and technological skills allow them to excel. Wherever you decide to focus, completing your medical assisting training can give you the opportunity to work in a doctor’s office, hospital, long-term care facility, or any other health care facilities that help people in your community. Before graduating, you take the American Medical Tech Exam. Once passed, you earn the RMA Credential and are a Registered Medical Assistant.

  • Medical Assistant with Limited-Scope Radiologic Technology - Diploma
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Assistant with Limited-Scope Radiologic Technology diploma program prepares students for entry-level employment in the medical field. This program provides the student with the knowledge and skills to become employed as a medical assistant with the added training needed to pursue licensure as a limited scope X-ray technician for work in physician offices, hospitals, urgent care centers, and other health care facilities.

    While in school, students will learn the fundamentals of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical laboratory and exam room procedures, insurance billing, radiologic equipment operation, and radiation safety measures. Students will gain the skills necessary to measure vital signs, perform EKG’s, urinalysis and phlebotomy procedures, perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), administer injections, use electronic health records, perform general radiologic procedures, and assist physicians within office examinations.

    The healthcare industry desires the professional and medical skills of our graduates along with the interpersonal skills that we teach within the program. The program concludes with two capstone courses. The first course guides the student in preparing for a medical assistant industry certification exam. The second capstone course prepares the student for the limited scope radiologic exam and qualifies the student for limited radiologic technologist licensure. Upon successful completion of the program requirements, students will receive a Medical Assistant with Limited-Scope Radiologic Technology diploma. Students are eligible to become certified and become employed in positions that are related to the educational training and objectives of a medical assistant with limited-scope x-ray technician program, including:

    • Medical Assistant
    • Limited-Scope X-Ray Technician
    • Laboratory Assistant
    • EKG Technician
    • Phlebotomy Technician

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business-Concentration in Management
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    As a business professional, you may be responsible for ensuring that employees and customers receive excellent service, handling bookkeeping, managing your company's Internet presence, and countless other duties and responsibilities unique to your company. Your training will prepare you for these responsibilities and more.

    Developing your core management skills, business language, problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical and research skills means your possibilities are not limited to any one business field. After graduation, you may find an entry-level position like office manager, general or operations manager, customer service manager or executive assistant.

  • Associate of Applied Science in Business w/ Concentration in Accounting
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

  • Massage Therapy - Diploma
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    Massage Therapy training will provide you with the physical, technical and academic skills to begin a career in the expanding field of massage therapy. You will receive extensive training in massage and bodywork assessment, theory and application enabling you to perform a wide range of massage techniques in relaxation, pain management and injury recovery.

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