Clinical Medical Assistant

 

 This exciting addition to our existing programs includes a 14-week course that meets no more than 2 times weekly due to the dynamic online component that will fit easily into your busy life. Instructors meet the unique needs of students with frequent communication and consistent evaluation of learner’s needs from the first day through the last day leading to graduates who have the opportunity to attain certification at our campuses; one stop shopping brought to you! 

In addition to our EKG and Phlebotomy courses, the Clinical Medical Assistant course enhances your marketability with certifications that can be used across the healthcare industry! 

Take a look at all the reasons why TMT is right for you:

 

Course Number: C6000           Course Title: Clinical Medical Assistant

Hours: 131 (51 online, 40 classroom/lab & 40 externship) 

This course is designed to introduce students to the medical field and the duties and responsibilities of the medical assistant. The student will gain an understanding of the history of medicine, privacy laws, medical ethics, patient care and procedures, infection control and the expected attributes of the medical assistant. The student will also perform basic research and reporting. Additionally, the privacy law (HIPAA) will be studied with regards to how it impacts the role of a medical assistant, particularly what can and cannot be shared outside of this legislation. Course completion will enable student to sit for NHA national certification exam. 

Program Entrance Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • No felonies
  • Current American Red Cross or American Heart Association BLS Certification (will be offered during the class for an additional fee)
  • Required texts/other materials: McGraw-Hill Textbook
  • Student must have a computer or tablet with internet access, have a basic knowledge of computers and Internet to be successful in this course.
  • Health Assessment, TB test, Hepatitis B vaccination or declination form, MMR and Varicella vaccination


Program Cost: 

Tuition: $1,580
Non-Refundable Registration:      $100
Books & Materials $175
Supplies $100
Criminal History Check $30
Total:   $1,985

 

Installment payment plan available: Registration fee, book, supplies fee and background check fee due at registration. Remaining balance paid in 7 installments and must be paid in full before graduation.

Course Goals:

 At the end of this course the student will be able to:  

  • Assist physician with patient care, obtain a health history, prepare patient for an exam in multiple care settings
  • Pass the NHA Certification Examination to become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).

 Subjects Covered:

Medical Terminology Documenting Patient Care
Anatomy and Physiology Office Duties required of the Medical Assistant
Infection Control/Safety Practices Drawing Blood
Analyzing Charts and Graphs Immunizations
Assisting Physicians with Patient Care           EKG

 

Are you ready for an adventure?

 

 Two convenient, state-of-the-art campuses to serve all of your training needs! 

Hampton Campus
1503 Hardy Cash Drive
Hampton, VA 23666
757-320-1780

Certified by SCHEV to operate in Virginia. 

Virginia Beach Campus
1300 Diamond Springs Road, Suite 102
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455
757-320-1780