This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. It will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140-hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements.
All students will meet with the Director, Anne Patterson, to fully enroll them.
There is an optional 160 hr externship that will be arranged if necessary.
Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination for a fee.
Note: Some classes will be held at MDI Hospital, but this will be discussed in class.