Clinical Medical Assistant
This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office.
Area of Interest
- 14557: Clinical Medical Assistant
To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 165-hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening, have a physical exam, provide proof of current immunizations and meet other requirements
This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in health care. 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, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of health care. This program includes 165 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local health care provider.