Clinical Medical Assistant
This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career in health care. This class will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy, and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, professional workplace behavior, ethics, and the legal aspects of health care.
This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on labs. An optional clinical externship is also available at a local health care provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140-hour program, submit to a thorough background check and drug screening, and meet other requirements. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be eligible to sit for the National Health Career Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination. Required textbook is included in tuition.
Must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
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Questions? Call 315-498-2884
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Registration form and full payment due by June 14, 2016
June 21 - September 22, 2016, 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. Mulroy Hall.
Additional Saturday classes from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on July 9 & 23, August 6, 20 & 27, and September 10, 2016. Download the Clinical Medical Assistant Program Schedule Summer 2016.
Download the Clinical Medical Assistant Program Schedule Summer 2016