RLC Medical Assistant program sets informational meetings

INA, IL (March 4, 2022) –If you are detailed oriented and like to multi-task while helping those in need, Rend Lake College has the program for you.

The RLC Medical Assistant program is hosting a series of in-person and virtual information meetings throughout the semester.

The information meetings will be held on:

  • March 18, 2-3 p.m. in ATC 202
  • March 29, 5-6 p.m., over Zoom
  • April 12, 10-11 a.m. ATC 202
  • April 19, 5-6 p.m., over Zoom
  • April 26, noon – 1 p.m., ATC 202
  • May 10, 5-6 p.m., over Zoom
  • May 17, noon- 1 p.m., ATC 202


The Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected the employment of medical assistants to grow 18 percent over the next decade, much faster than the average of all other occupations.

There are two ways to get started in this in-demand career at Rend Lake College. The RLC Medical Assistant program offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree and an occupational certificate in the specialty.

The program is perfect for those who are interested in health care. Medical assistants take on several duties, such as taking and recording patient histories, scheduling appointments, preparing specimens for laboratory tests, helping doctors with examinations and many more.

Anyone interested in attending the Zoom meetings can contact Dr. Nina Goloubeva at [email protected] for the meeting information.

To learn more about the RLC Medical Assistant program, visit rlc.edu/medicalassistant.

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