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Clinical Medical Assistant

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NEXT SESSION: SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 *HYBRID COURSE*

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

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 Assistant

Option 1:  September 1, 2021 - October 15, 2021  |  7 weeks  |  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6:00 - 9:00 pm 

Option 2:  September 1, 2021 - October 15, 2021  |  7 weeks  |  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CMA EKG

Option 1:  September 2, 2021 - September 30, 2021  | 5 weeks  |  Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 - 9:30 pm 

Option 2:  September 2, 2021 - September 30, 2021 |  5 weeks  |  Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

CMA Phlebotomy

Option 1:  October 25, 2021 - December 3, 2021  |  6 weeks  |  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6:00 - 9:00 pm 

Option 2:  October 25, 2021 - December 3, 2021  |  6 weeks  |  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

COST: $2,700*

*This tuition does not include the cost of books. Cost breakdown: $1,100 for Clinical Medical Assistant, $1,100 for CMA Phlebotomy, and $500 for CMA EKG*

We accept checks, money orders, credit and debit cards. Financial aid is 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.   

 

REGISTRATION STEPS

1) Sign up for an Info Session

There are day and evening options available.

2) Take an Assessment (if applicable)

Complete this short survey to determine whether you need to take an assessment. If you are required to take an assessment, email cwd@rcc.mass.edu for the link to sign up.

3) Submit your Application, Immunization Form, Medical Records, and a Resume

Students are required to have proof of TDap, MMR, Varicella, HepB, Meningococcal, & TB immunizations. A healthcare provider needs to complete and sign the Immunization Form. You will also need to provide your medical records. Once you have the signed immunization form, medical records, and a resume  upload them to your application HERE. Please email cwd@rcc.mass.edu if you have trouble uploading the documents. 

4) Interview

Once your immunizations are approved, the Program Manager will reach out to you about scheduling a 15-minute phone interview.

5) Complete the Registration Form

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

August 15
*Please note, registration closes when enrollment reaches capacity*

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

                                                                                       
Download the One Sheet                  Complete our Interest Form                                 Sign up for an Info Session. Day and Evening times are available.             

 

CONTACT INFO

Email cwd@rcc.mass.edu with questions or to schedule a meeting with the program manager 

 

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