Clinical Medical Assistant


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).

Course Requirements
High School Diploma; GED

Professional Association

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.

Course Structure

Fundamentals of Medical Assisting 50 hrs
Medical Terminology, anatomy & Physiology 50 hrs
Phlebotomy 60 hrs
EKG 60 hrs
OSHA / Infection Control 10 hrs
Medical Laws & Ethics Documentation 10 hrs
Career Development / Certification Exam Review 20hrs
Externship 40 hrs

Program duration: 300 Hrs