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East Haven Adult Learning Center

Clinical Medical Assistant


Clinical Medical Assistant Program – 140 Classroom Hours w/ a Clinical Externship

This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare.  This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office.  Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle.  Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider.  


NWCA National Certification:  This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Clinical Medical Assistant (CMAC) Exam.


NHA National Certification:  This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination. 


Clinical Externship: This program includes a 160 hour clinical externship opportunity. To be eligible for the clinical, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements.


Student Tuition: $2,799 (Textbooks included)

Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship

Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours


Tuesdays and Thursdays

September 20th 2022 – January 10th 2023

6:00pm – 9:30pm

Saturdays (10/1; 10/15; 10/29; 11/12; 12/3 & 1/7)

9:00am – 4:30pm


Payment plan available: $800 deposit plus 4 payments of $400.00, paid weekly. Final payment of $399.00.
  • Sep 20th, 2022 - Jan 10th, 2023
    Tue, Thu, and Sat from 6:00 - 9:30 pm

East Haven Adult Learning Center


290 Dodge Avenue
East Haven, CT 06512 Get directions

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