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Earning a diploma in healthcare can not only pave the way for increased job opportunities & earning potential, but it can inspire our communities and families for generations to come.
From the moment you start the admission process to graduation, we are with you every step of the way. Enroll today at the MDT Institute, Gwinnett County Campus.
Classes start every month, If you have a high school diploma or GED then you are eligible to begin the admissions process — it’s that simple.
Admissions Process for MDT Institute In Gwinnett County
Take a campus tour and see our school, classes, & labs in-person. You will also meet with your Financial Aid advisor to discuss your financial options & help you create a payment solution that works for you.
Attend your orientation to learn more about the staff, resources, and support systems that can help you succeed at MDT. You will also receive your laptop and other materials needed for class.
Whether you are just starting out or looking to advance your career, MDT's Medical Assisting & Dental assisting programs are the perfect place to begin your allied healthcare journey.
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What Our Students Say About Us
"I was looking for the perfect program and when I spoke to Miss. Shimeka I just knew this would be perfect for me. I like how easy she made the process and is always just a phone call away if you ever need help. The orientation was very insightful and gives you a great idea of what to expect. I'm personally enrolled in the DA program and Mr. Murphy has not disappointed me. I would definitely tell others who's interested. If I had to sum it up in just a few words I will say, "They work with you not against you."
Shaniece Boyd, Dental Assistant Student
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MDT Institute is Institutionally Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and approved by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC). Earn your diploma from a proudly accredited institution.
Career ReadinessThis course focuses on ensuring students understand the value of professional skills and behavior and that they also understand employer expectations. Students will develop resumes, cover letters, thank you letters, and references. Other topics will include job search, interview preparation, and continuing education.
Clinical Procedures and EducationThis course is an introduction to clinical procedures performed in the medical office. Students will obtain vital signs and medical histories, set up exam rooms, learn to prepare for and assist with routine exams, teach self-examination, and perform diagnostic testing, including eye and respiratory testing. OSHA standards, communication techniques, cultural diversity, charting, patient education, therapeutic modalities, assistive devices, and caring for patients across their lifespan are addressed.
PharmacologyThis course will introduce students to drugs, prescriptions, and medications used as treatments. Students will explore drug actions and classifications. Common side effects of these medications will be taught. There will be a focus on math and conversions relating to prescriptions and pharmaceutical dosages.
Specialty Clinical ProceduresThis course will address skills related to assisting with minor surgery and specialty procedures. Minor clinical surgery and surgical supplies and instruments are discussed, along with the medical assistant’s role in assisting with procedures in cardiology, respiratory, and other areas. Safety, infection control, and federal regulations regarding medications and surgical procedures will also be included.
Patient Relations and CommunicationThis course will focus on the medical assistant’s role in educating and communicating with patients for the promotion of health and wellness, injury prevention, and support. Students will learn to adapt care for patients at various stages in life and how to identify and respond to abnormal behaviors.
Laboratory ProceduresThis course will introduce laboratory terminology and the medical assistant’s responsibility in specimen collection and processing, including urine, blood, microbiology and immunology testing, and phlebotomy, are discussed. Safety, infection control, and OSHA guidelines are reinforced. Quality control, laboratory mathematics, and federal and state regulations regarding clinical laboratories are also addressed.
PhlebotomyThis course involves the role of the phlebotomist in facilitating the specimen collection process. Classroom and laboratory instruction concentrates on venipuncture using simulated arms and micro-collection techniques. Introduction to point of care testing and waived category tests; quality management and liability risk management is also included.