Clinical Medical Assistant

Join our comprehensive Clinical Medical Assistant program designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills needed for a successful career in the medical and healthcare fields.

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About our Clinical Medical Assistant Program

Our program offers in-depth training in clinical, laboratory, and administrative duties, preparing you to work alongside physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to deliver top-notch patient care.

Program Objectives

Perform clinical procedures including taking vital signs, administering injections and medications, and assisting with minor surgical procedures.

Conduct basic laboratory tests and EKGs as well as effectively manage medical records and front-office operations.

Prepare for national certification exams with thorough review sessions integrated into the program.

Program Structure

This introductory course prepares students with a foundation in health care occupations. It focuses on medical terminology essential for professional communication within healthcare settings.

Students learn detailed anatomy and physiology of human systems. The course covers cellular to systemic physiology, providing a comprehensive understanding of body functions.

Covers the fundamentals of cardiovascular physiology and the practical aspects of conducting and interpreting electrocardiograms, including patient preparation and equipment handling.

Focuses on medication administration principles, pharmacology basics, dosage calculations, and the legal implications of drug administration.

Teaches blood collection techniques and basic laboratory tests to assist in the diagnosis and monitoring of health conditions. Emphasizes both safety and accuracy in phlebotomy procedures.

Provides training on the administrative aspects of medical practices, particularly focusing on health insurance processes, billing, and coding for reimbursements.

Explores the legal and ethical issues in healthcare, including confidentiality, informed consent, and professional patient care standards.

Combines instruction on office administrative skills with clinical skills such as taking vital signs, applying aseptic techniques, and responding to emergency situations.

Introduces students to essential computer skills needed for medical office environments, focusing on patient scheduling, record keeping, and document preparation.

Develops interpersonal and communication skills essential for effective workplace interaction, and provides guidance on career planning and job search strategies.

Provides a basic introduction to radiology, teaching the techniques for safe and effective X-ray procedures as part of medical diagnostics.

A review course designed to consolidate learning and prepare students for the national certification exams, enhancing their credentials and job readiness.

About this program:

In-Person & Hands-On


36 Weeks


On Campus

Certification Exam:
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

Medical Assistant (NCMA)

Admission Requirements:

Minimum age of 18 years

High School Diploma or GED

Current Immunizations & Health Records

Ability to Pass a Background Check & a Drug Test

Copy of BLS/CPR certification

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