How Medical Assistants Manage Covid Patients

Sumner's Medical Assistant program can be completed in 7.5 months

How Medical Assistants Manage Covid Patients

The roles of a certified medical assistant in this time of the Covid pandemic can be described in many ways. The medical assistant career has a number of facets and is continuing to expand. Here are some of the potential roles of a medical assistant:

  • The welcoming “First face” of the medical facility
  • A patient educator
  • The scribe with attention to detail
  • Diplomatic communicator
  • Health coach
  • Compassionate counselor to help patients through rough emotional times by showing compassion and empathy
  • Clinician for routine procedures
  • Administrator to liaise between departments, facilities or individuals
  • Care team coordinator
  • Right hand assistant to doctors
  • and more

What remains constant in this every changing time in the medical workforce during the pandemic? Medical professionals and medical assistants remain an essential part of that healthcare team.

Sumner College offers classes in medical assisting with class starts every 10 weeks. Visit our website page at medical assisting.