Medical Assisting w/ Nutrition and Weight Management Career Training

Accredited Medical Assistant with Nutrition & Weight Management Certificate Program
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Course Length:
Full-Time Day Schedule – 33 Weeks

Part-Time Evening Schedule - 49 Weeks

The Medical Assisting with Nutrition & Weight Management certificate program from CCI Training Center prepares you to pursue two satisfying career paths in one short hands-on training program. Medical Assistants play an important role in today’s healthcare system. Professionals in this field perform both administrative and clinical tasks to keep a medical office running smoothly. Nutrition & Weight Management professionals help individuals take control of their health by managing diet, exercise and nutrition.  If you’re interested in helping others and are looking for a steady, professional career, Medical Assisting with Nutrition & Weight Management could be a rewarding career path for you.

Get Prepared for New Career Opportunities

Professionals in this field work in a variety of interesting healthcare environments, including:

  • Doctor’s Offices
  • Clinics
  • Weight Management Clinics
  • Health and Wellness Centers
  • Other Medical Facilities
  • Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Laboratory Aide
  • Blood Bank Donor Unit Assistant
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant

Click here to find out what the job market is like for Medical Assistants.

Earn National Certifications

As a graduate of this program you’ll be prepared to sit for two important certification exams through the National Health Career Association:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Scheduling
  • Receiving Patients
  • Telephone Triage
  • Basic Insurance & Billing
  • Patient Charting
  • Weight Management
  • Nutrition & Wellness
  • Recording Vital Signs (monitoring blood pressure, etc.)
  • Administering Injections
  • Phlebotomy (drawing blood for testing)
  • Patient Preparation
  • Basic Lab Procedures
  • CPR

Exams are offered at both CCI Training Center locations and will help you as you attempt to make the transition from student to working professional.

Make a Difference

As an individual with Nutrition & Weight Management training, you may work directly with individuals struggling with weight and nutrition issues to help them improve their overall health and wellness. With Medical Assisting and Nutrition & Weight Management training you can pursue a career where you’ll take an active role in the health, happiness, productivity and overall wellness of your community. There is a growing awareness of the dangers of obesity and of the rising rate of obese individuals. There is also an increased focus on individuals suffering from a wide variety of eating disorders. Weight management plays a critical role in overall health.

Receive Practical Medical Training

Graduates of this program will enter the professional environment with confidence after gaining plenty of direct, hands-on experience in a clinical setting. CCI Training Center's instructors are medical professionals, so you’ll be getting real-world skills employers are looking for in today’s healthcare market.

Students in this program learn important Administrative skills such as:

  • Scheduling
  • Receiving Patients
  • Telephone Triage
  • Basic Insurance & Billing
  • Patient Charting

You’ll also receive practical Medical/Clinical training in a variety of interesting areas, including:

  • Weight Management
  • Nutrition & Wellness
  • Recording Vital Signs (monitoring blood pressure, etc.)
  • Administering Injections
  • Phlebotomy (drawing blood for testing)
  • Patient Preparation
  • Basic Lab Procedures
  • CPR

For more information about the Medical Assisting w/ Nutrition and Weight Management program, click here.

Associations available for Medical Assistants:

American Association of Medical Assistants

American Medical Technologists