Course Overview

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The Clinical Medical Assisting program is a professional training program designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and other related tasks.

Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, pharmacology, taking and documenting vital signs, technical aspects of phlebotomy, the 12-lead EKG and the cardiac life cycle. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician offices, clinics, chiropractor, hospitals and outpatient facilities. Program includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider if student meets qualifications.

This is a self-paced online course, 780 hours with 6 month access.

Who Should Attend

Anyone interested in an exciting career in the medical field!

Additional Information

National Certification Exam included: National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC)
This national certification is included with the course and occurs once student has completed the course.

Optional Unpaid Externship Opportunity: 
Students who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local provider to gain valuable hands-on experience. As student progress through the eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement. 
Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.

This course is in partnership with Health Ed Today

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Section Title
Clinical Medical Assistant with Clinical Externship
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Fee non-credit $3,950.00
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