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Clinical Medical Assistant Clinical Program – 140 Classroom Hours w/ a Externship
clinical This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the medical responsibilities of a 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 important topics including 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 clinical a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the rotation, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements.
Note : Clinical Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.
Course Contact Hours: Clinical 140 hours + Externship
Student Tuition: $2,599 (Textbooks included) Certification exam is an additional $155
Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours
Mondays and Wednesdays, 8am-4:30pm
Beginning in October!