Medical assistants play an important role in supporting the work of physicians and other healthcare providers. With recent changes in the healthcare sector, the need for new medical assistants is at a recent high. To help address that need, Fortis Online now offers a hybrid – or blended learning – Medical Assisting program.
What Is Blended Learning?Blended learning is a combination of online and on-campus coursework. In short, a portion of the student’s classes are conducted online, while the rest is delivered “face-to-face” in a classroom setting. Here’s how that helps students planning to study Medical Assisting:
- Many of the Medical Assisting courses will be online, making them accessible on laptops, iPads, iPhones and Android devices from virtually anywhere,anytime.
- Blended learning breaks away from the “one-size-fits-all” instructional pace found in many classrooms, enabling students to spend more time absorbing and reflecting on areas of most importance.
- Students can take classes on their schedule. This greater flexibility lets them maintain a better life-work-school balance.