Medical Assisting

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Demonstrate basic medical knowledge and communication skills used in the medical field
Apply standard precautions and safety measures
Identify the structure and function of body systems
Perform clinical skills: electrocardiograms, vision testing, audiometry, administer medications, ear lavage, pulse oximetry and spirometry and peak flow testing
Experience leadership opportunities and competition through HOSA

Career Focus
  • Prepared for immediate employment and further education in the medical field
  • Industry Certification – Certified Medical Assistant, OSHA 10 Medical, CPR/First Aid, Stop the bleed

The level I class provides students a basic overview of the program area along with the fundamental knowledge of the program. It consists of learning the essentials and applying their knowledge through activities which are hands on projects


The level II class mainly consists of hands on real world relevant projects. Students will become completers in the program by passing a state technical assessment and receive a certificate from Arizona Department of Education. Dual enrollment may be offered to allow the student to get college credit through Maricopa Community colleges


This is a capstone program for all CTE students who completed a CTE program. Students will be working mainly on their work-based learning projects, along with many hands-on real-world relevant projects. Dual enrollment may be offered to allow the student to get college credit through Maricopa Community colleges. This course may be repeated for credit with instructor permission.


Arizona Medical Assisting Technical Standards
Medical Assisting program is offered at Buckeye Union, Estrella Foothills and Youngker High School


Katelyn patterson-BUCKEYE

Medical Assisting Teacher

Christina Williams-Youngker

Medical Assisting Teacher

Shamonique Burton-Estrella Foothills

Medical Assisting Teacher