This program is designed to teach students the skills necessary for employment in the modern medical facility. A qualified medical assistant is capable of performing a wide range of duties, with a variety of technical detail; thus helping the physician in many clinical situations. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a certificate of completion and will be eligible for National Certification through the National Health career Association (NHA).
High School Diploma; GED
National Health career Association, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (C.C.M.A.)
Method of Instruction
This course utilizes a lecture and demonstration methodology.
Criteria for Certification
Students must achieve a minimum of 25 successful venipunctures and 10 capillary sticks. Students must achieve a passing grade of 70% on the National Certification exam.
|Fundamentals of Medical Assisting||50 hrs|
|Medical Terminology, anatomy & Physiology||50 hrs|
|OSHA / Infection Control||10 hrs|
|Medical Laws & Ethics Documentation||10 hrs|
|Career Development / Certification Exam Review||20hrs|
Program duration: 300 Hrs