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Medical Assistant with Nutrition & Weight Management

Gain Skills and Prepare for a Career as a Medical Assistant, and to Help with Nutrition and Weight Management Needs

Choose from Convenient Day or Evening Schedules

Accredited Medical Assistant with Nutrition & Weight Management Certificate Program

Course Length:
Full-Time Day Schedule – 33 Weeks

Part-Time Evening Schedule - 49 Weeks

Medical Assisting with Nutrition & Weight Management certificate program from CCI Training Center prepares students 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 food 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.

Potential Career Opportunities of Trained Medical Assistants w/Nutrition and Weight Management Professionals

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

Successful graduates of this program may seek rewarding, entry-level careers in a variety of rewarding medical positions, including:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Laboratory Aide
  • Blood Bank Donor Unit Assistant
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant

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 know you’re 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

Vaccinations: The Allied Health Programs, Pharmacy Tech & Lab Procedures & Medical Assisting with Nutrition & Weight Management, have specific requirements and associated fees in order to meet state and/or externship requirements, including immunizations.  The students enrolled in these programs must comply with these requirements in order to successfully complete their program. Additional information is available upon request from the Director of Education.

Why this program is so important…

There is a growing awareness of the dangers of obesity and of the rising rate of obesity in Texas. There is also a growing awareness of individuals suffering from a wide variety of eating disorders. Weight management plays a critical role in overall health.

As an individual with Nutrition & Weight Management training, you may work directly with individuals struggling with weight and nutrition issues to help them achieve 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.

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

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

Learn more…

Explore whether becoming a Medical Assistant with Nutrition & Weight Management training is right for you. Fill out the form on the top of the page to receive career and program info by email right away or call 817-719-8083 (Arlington) or 214-382-0370 (Dallas) to speak with a knowledgeable Training Coordinator.

Gainful Employment Information for the Medical Assisting with Weight Management Program

Medical Assisting with Weight Management Certificate Program:

Occupational Name:

Medical Assistant CIP Code: 510707 Credential Level:01 Median Title IV Loan DEBT:5630 Median Private Loan Educational Debt:0

Median Institutional Financing Plan Debt: 0

U.S. Dept. of Labor O*NET Standard Occupational Classification Codes and Links to Occupational Profiles:

31-9092.00 Medical Assistants
43-6013.00 Medical Secretaries
29-2012.00 Medical and Clinical
Laboratory Technicians

On-Time Graduation Rate:*Students who completed the program according to duration stated in catalog.

75%

Graduation Rate:

No Data Available

Job Placement Rate

No Data Available

Median Loan Debt Incurred:

No Data Available

Tuition:

$13,340

Additional Fees:

$1,346

The stated job placement rate is as reported to the Texas Workforce Commission Career Schools and Colleges for September 2011 through August 2012. CCI cannot and does not guarantee employment.

Associations available for Medical Assistants:

American Association of Medical Assistants

American Medical Technologists