This program prepares students to be professional medical assistants dedicated to patient care management. Graduates are equipped to assist physicians with examinations and treatments, take medical histories, perform diagnostic tests, prep and conduct ECG/EKG exams, sterilize instruments and supplies, assist with minor surgery and administer medications. The program goal is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
The course includes tuition, textbooks, background check, drug screen, TB test, Hepatitis-B shots, study guide, practice test, NHA certification exam and a CPR certification class.
Students who successfully complete this program will sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam.
Recommended Prerequisites: High School diploma or GED certificate required.