Upon completion of the Medical Assistant Program, students will have the ability and knowledge to work directly with patients and assist with their care. Our program will provide students with relevant skills and knowledge in assisting the physician with minor surgical procedures, performing patient assessments, and recording EKGs. Students will also receive training in general office procedures, such as, scheduling appointments, accounting procedures, and maintaining patient charts. After completing the didactic portion the program, students will attend an externship for a total of 80 hours.
Students will be prepared to take the national certification examination for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through the National Healthcare Association. Students may also qualify for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) and the Certified EKG Technician (CET) examinations when they complete all requirements.
THE STUDENT MUST COMPLETE:
All courses are taught in sequence and each student must successfully complete each course with a minimum of 70% to complete the program
Achieve 70% lab participation
80 hours of clinical experience in a clinic (externship)
MINIMUM PROGRAM EXPECTATIONS FOR CONCENTRATION COURSE OBJECTIVES:
To prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
Introduction to the Allied Health Profession
Responsible Medical Practice
Specialty Examinations and Procedures
Integrated Clinical Education
Cardiac Monitoring Procedures
Medical Clinical Externship
COST OF THE PROGRAM: $3,500.00
Books & Supplies: $400.00
Application Fee: $100.00
Cost of Books & Supplies as well as the Application Fee are due upon enrollment.
Payment plans are available for the full tuition amount.
Day Class Schedule: Monday & Tuesdays
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Length of the Program: 14 weeks of campus instruction followed by 80 hours of externship
Night Class Schedule: Monday & Tuesdays
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Length of the Program: 21 weeks of campus instruction followed by 80 hours of externship
REQUIREMENTS TO ENROLL:
Provide copy of their current government issued picture ID
Provide copy of their valid social security card
Provide high school diploma or GED transcripts