Clinical Medical Assistant Program – 140 Classroom Hours w/ a Clinical Externship
Clinical Medical Assistant
Tuesdays and Thursdays
October 3 - January 16, 2018 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays (10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 12/2, 12/16, 1/6) 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Student Tuition: $2,599 (Textbooks included)
Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours
This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140-hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements.
Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Health Career Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.