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Clinical Medical Assistant Starts Feb. 21--Mandatory Orientations on Jan. 12 and Jan. 24

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Become a Clinical Medical Assistant in the growing and demanding area of healthcare!


This comprehensive 301 hour, program will prepare you to take the state CMA examination. Students will learn to perform back office procedures in- cluding vital signs, preparing and administering injections, drawing blood, collecting specimens, taking electrocardiograms, recording and charting patient history, preparing patients for x-rays and examinations, applying bandages and dressings, as well as other treatments and procedures. 


Successful students will be offered an opportunity to enroll in an optional clinical externship program*.


Cost of the course includes textbook and workbook.


Interested individuals MUST attend an orientation listed below to learn about eligibility requirements for this training program:


When: Saturday, January 12
Time: 9:30-11:30 am
Room: 16


When: Thursday, January 24
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Room: 16


 *Externship Program:


Students who qualify and are recommended may spend 180 hours of practical application in assigned supervised health care settings. While externships are not required in order to take the state CMA exam, externships increase skill practice and employability. Students who qualify and are placed in externships will pay an additional fee of $295 for this optional program.

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