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Clinical Medical Assistant

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COMPREHENSIVE 300 HOUR PROGRAM

  • 140 hours of classroom instruction, lab exercises, and clinical skills training
  • 160 hours of internship at a neighboring accredited medical facility

This program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings.  Medical Assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG, obtaining lab specimens for testing, educating patients and more.

The Clinical Medical Assistant Program

This program prepares students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office. This course covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office- assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination, treatment, routine procedures & diagnostic testing
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Aseptic techniques, infection prevention, universal precautions, proper use of biohazards & sharps
  • Medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, circulation of the heart and blood vessels
  • Phlebotomy, venipunctures and capillary sampling, collecting specimens and point of care testing
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

Course Schedule

10/2/18 - 1/24/18

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Saturdays (10/13, 10/27, 11/10, 12/1, 1/5, 1/9): 9:00am- 4:30pm

Prerequisites

  • High School Transcript or G.E.D
  • Assessment
  • Students must undergo a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check
  • Proof of Immunizations
  • Negative TB test (or chest x-ray)

Certification

Graduates will be prepared for the NHA Certified Clinical Medical Assistant national certification exam

Tuition

$2,954 (includes $10 registration fee; books, lab fees and NHA exam fee)

To register or for more information:

Call: 857-701-1602, 857-701-1601 or http://bit.ly/rccellform