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
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