TO PREPARE INDIVIDUALS TO ENTER THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY AS
COMPETENT HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS.
Clinical Medical Assistants are multi-skilled health professionals who measure patients’ vital signs, record medical histories, prepare examination rooms, disinfect medical instruments, draw blood, give injections, and administer medication. The opportunity to participate in a work-site learning component is available to the student as well as practice in a variety of settings as chosen by the instructor.
CAREERS AVAILABLE IN THE INDUSTRY:
• Ambulatory facilities
• Home health agencies
• Hospital clinics
• Outpatient surgery centers
• Physicians’ offices/clinics
• Specialty practices
Sandra Patocka is a product of Autry Technology Center. She graduated from the Practical Nursing program in 2000 and has been a nurse for 19 years. She joined the Autry team in 2007. Mrs. Patocka holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Career and Technical Education from Oklahoma State University, and is seeking a Master’s Degree. As a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Mrs. Patocka is able to help her students successfully prepare for the national CCMA exam. She is active in the community and loves seeing students become their best selves.
LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS:
• American Heart Association-BLS Healthcare Provider CPR
• American Heart Association-BLS Healthcare Provider First Aid
• Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
• OSHA 10 Healthcare