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Clinical Medical Assistant

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NEXT SESSION: January 20, 2021 *HYBRID COURSE*

*This will be a hybrid course. This means that there are scheduled class meeting times for students to utilize Zoom and access live instruction online, as well as some in-person sessions*

This comprehensive 310 hour program will introduce students to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Topics covered include: Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, the cardiac life cycles, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare, pharmacology, electrocardiography, and the use of an EKG machine with proper lead placement. The certificate includes five components, to be completed within two semesters:

  • Part 1:
    55 hours of Clinical Medical Assisting
    55 hours of CMA Phlebotomy
    30 hours of CMA EKG

    *Clinical Medical Assisting courses can be taken in any order*
  • Part 2: 
    10 hours of Work Readiness training
    160 hours of Externship 

Course Schedule

Clinical Medical Assisting: 
Option 1:  January 20, 2021 – March 3, 2021  |  6 weeks  |  Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays  9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Option 2:  January 20, 2021 – March 3, 2021  |  6 weeks  |  Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

CMA EKG: January 21, 2021 – February 18, 2021  |  5 weeks  |  Tuesdays and Thursdays  6:00 - 9:30 pm 

CMA Phlebotomy: 
Option 1:  March 8, 2021 – April 26, 2021  |  6 weeks  |  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays  9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Option 2:  March 8, 2021 – April 26, 2021  |  6 weeks  |  Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Cost: $3,000*

*This is the total amount for the entire program and includes books. Cost breakdown: $1,200 for Clinical Medical Assistant, $1,200 for CMA Phlebotomy, and $600 for CMA EKG*

We accept checks, money orders, credit and debit cards. Financial aid and payment plans are not available.

Prerequisites

  • High School Transcript or G.E.D
  • Students must undergo a Criminal Offense Registry Information (CORI) and Sexual Offense Registry Information (SORI) background check
  • Academic Assessment
  • Proof of Immunizations (TDap, MMR, Varicella, HepB, Meningococcal, & TB)
  • Negative TB test (or chest x-ray)

Certification

This course will prepare students for the National Healthcare Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.   

To Register

Registration will open in November. Please sign up for our mailing list to be notified when registration is available. 

Registration Deadline

Clinical Medical Assistant and CMA EKG:  January 10
CMA Phlebotomy:  March 21 

For More Information

                                             
Download the One Sheet                   Complete our Inquiry Form 

Contact Info

Email: cwd@rcc.mass.edu
Phone:  Calendly.com/eeverton

 

*This is a non-credit course and runs subject to enrollment. We encourage early registrations.*