CARING FOR LIFE

Healthcare Education
CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT


Clinical Medical Assistant
Clinical Medical Assistant Diploma








Clinical Medical Assistant

This course prepares the individual to work as a clinical medical assistant in doctor’s offices and clinics. Topics include communication techniques, medical law and ethics, laboratory duties, scope of practice, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, infection control measures, general patient care procedures, basic office administration, phlebotomy, and basic ekg monitoring.

Upon the completion of this course the student will be able to work under the supervision of a doctor or physician and can chart a new patient's medical history, keep records, schedule appointments, take height, weight, temperature, and blood pressure information. In addition, they may prepare and administer injections (upon direction from a physician) and also prepare a patient for their physical exam. Their responsibilities may also include performing many of the administrative duties needed by the staff of a medical practice. Upon completion students are eligible to take the National Exam for Clinical Medical Assistants.


Medical Assistant Online/Classroom/Lab Hours: 255
Medical Assistant Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 145
Total Course Hours: 400
Course Fee: $2,500 Includes textbook, background check, drug screen, CPR, and student insurance.

Prerequisites for registration are:​
​​    Must provide a copy of one of the following: Unofficial High School Transcript, College               Transcript, GED or Equivalency
    Current Immunizations (negative TB test or chest x-ray, MMR, Tetanus, and date -if                   applicable- of Chicken Pox)​



Clinical Medical Assistant Diploma Combination Program
This course combines 3 National certifications and 2 State certifications in 1 class! You will receive a diploma in Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, Medication Aide, Medication Technician, and EKG Technician. This is a hybrid program. ​​Upon completion students are eligible to take the all 3 National Exams for Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Tech, & EKG Tech. You may also sit for the NC Medication Aide exams for both adult care homes and long term care homes! Please see the Medication Aide/Medication Technician description for more information.



Course Fee: $2,750 Includes textbook, background check, drug screen, CPR, and student insurance.

Prerequisites for registration are:​
​​    Must provide a copy of one of the following: Unofficial High School Transcript, College               Transcript, GED or Equivalency

    Current Immunizations (negative TB test or chest x-ray, MMR, Tetanus, and date -if                   applicable- of Chicken Pox)