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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

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Course Description

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
A Career That Matters

You may have thought that having a medical career meant years of education and training. But you may only be a few months away from a rewarding  job as Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.


As a medical assistant you will help patients have a more comfortable and enjoyable visit as you perform basic administrative and clinical tasks in a healthcare facility like a physician's office, hospital, or lab.

The CCMA job description depends on individual facility requirements, but in general your role will be more medical than the role of clerical and administrative assistants.

The clinical tasks of a medical assistant may include:

  • Preparing Patients for Examinations

  • Taking Patient Histories and Vital Signs

  • Assisting the Physician During Examinations

  • Explaining Procedures to Patients

  • Calling in Prescriptions to Pharmacies

  • Collect Laboratory Specimens 

  • Sterilize Medical Instruments

This course is a medical assisting program designed to prepare students in patient healthcare including phlebotomy, EKG, patient care, and medical assisting. It will provide students with training in classroom, lab, and clinical atmospheres. 


After completing this course students will be prepared and eligible for the National Exams including: Phlebotomy, EKG, Patient Care Technician, and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

Schedule Options

  • 215 Class/Lecture Hours and 85 Lab Hours (Total of 300 Clock Hours)

  • 100 Externship Hours

  • Day Class: Monday - Friday 9-3pm (12.5 weeks)

  • Evening Class: Monday - Friday 6pm - 10pm (15 weeks)

  • Weekend Class: Saturday & Sundays 9am - 6pm (17 weeks)

Additional Information for the Class due by Orientation:


  • TB Screen (screen is valid within 2 years)

  • Drug Screen (within 1 month of enrollment)

  • Background Check (within 30 days of enrollment is valid)

  • CPR BLS/First Aid (must be a BLS Course and it cannot be taken online.  See administrative office for more details)

  • Copy of High School Diploma/ GED Or equivalent

  • Hepatitis B Series Vaccination

  • Government issued photo Identification and Social Security Card

  • Updated Resume with school attendance included 

Patient Care

Patient healthcare to include, phlebotomy, EKG, and patient care.


Prepare students for an entry level position as an phlebotomy technician

Electrocardiogram Technician

Prepare students for an entry level position as an electrocardiogram technician

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Administrative Office Hours Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

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