Clinical Medical Assistant
In Partnership with The Learning Oasis
As a Clinical Medical Assistant, you will assist the physician, carry out
procedures, care for patients, perform basic lab tests and administer
medication while working in a physician’s office or clinical setting. This
course combines 134 hours of classroom instruction (including quizzes and
activities online) and off-site externship of 160 hours to provide students with a comprehensive learning experience. Preregistration is required.
Saturdays, Oct 18, 2014 - Feb 21, 2015--Class Currently Full
9:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday/ Friday Evenings, Oct 15, 2014 - Feb 18, 2015
6:00 - 9:30pm
333 Sunrise Ave
$ 1,999 Tuition includes uniform, supplies, CPR certification and certification examination. Please Note: Textbook must be purchased by student separately from JBL Publishing, cost approximately $150.
Community Job Survey:
Starting pay $12-18 per hour. Six of the ten fastest growing occupations from 2005-12 are in the allied health field. the US Department of Labor indicates the need for Clinical Medical Assistants is expected to grow by 50% by 2012.
“Eligible” students will be placed in externships. An eligible student is one who has all prerequisites on file with The Learning Oasis and has successfully completed the classroom portion of the course. Full details will be given during the first class session.
Minimum 18 years of age and high school completion or its equivalent is required. Students need competency in, or completion of a basic computer operations course. Students need to have a basic mastery of English reading and comprehension and math basics. Students will be required to have access to the Internet, printing capabilities and an email address. Prior to placement in an externship, students will need to show proof of completing a CPR course for the Healthcare Provider, and submission of a resume.
Certificate of Completion will be awarded after successful completion of the course and externship. Graduates will be eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) exam to become a certified Clinical Medical Assistant. In addition, graduates will be qualified to apply for optional certification.