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Clinical Medical Assistant (FF)

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This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in health care. 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 health care. This program includes 165 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local health care provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 165-hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening, have a physical exam, provide proof of current immunizations and meet other requirements.                       

Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Health career Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.  Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED. Minimum age is 18.                                                            

Course Contact Hours: 165 hours + Clinical Externship (120 hours)

 
 

Class Details

49 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Tue, Thu, Fri.  
  Weekly - Tue, Thu.  
  Weekly - Fri.  
  Weekly - Tue.  

Location : Jefferson School Center Location : 
  Jefferson School Center.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Kassia Lardie-Bowers  2.JoAnna Collins 

CEUs : 16.5

 

Notice

Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: "https://vccsedu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe1/preview/SV_0joc3pVdJsrBOAJ" WCG Release Form.

Tuition: 

$3,267.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/16/2019 - 10/25/2019 Weekly - Tue, Thu, Fri 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Charlottesville, Jefferson School Center  Map, Room: TBD JoAnna Collins  ; Kassia Lardie-Bowers 
10/29/2019 - 10/31/2019 Weekly - Tue, Thu 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Charlottesville, Jefferson School Center  Map, Room: TBD Kassia Lardie-Bowers 
11/1/2019 - 11/1/2019 Weekly - Fri 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Charlottesville, Jefferson School Center  Map, Room: TBD Kassia Lardie-Bowers 
11/5/2019 - 11/5/2019 Weekly - Tue 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Charlottesville, Jefferson School Center  Map, Room: TBD Kassia Lardie-Bowers