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Clinical Medical Assisting

Clinical Medical Assistants are multi-skilled health professionals who work primarily in ambulatory settings such as medical offices and clinics. This may include measuring patients’ vital signs, recording medical histories, preparing examination rooms, disinfecting medical instruments, drawing blood, giving injections, and administering medication. In this course the student will have theory and clinical skill objectives. To ensure that each student achieves entry-level competencies for the clinical medical assistant examination, the opportunity to participate in a work-site learning component is available to those who are eligible. The student will practice in a variety of settings as chosen by the instructor. After completion of this course, the student will be eligible to sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant exam. 

CAREERS AVAILABLE IN THE INDUSTRY:

• Ambulatory facilities

• Home health agencies

• Hospital clinics

• Outpatient surgery centers

• Physicians’ offices/clinics

• Specialty practices

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