Become a Clinical Medical Assistant in the growing and demanding field of healthcare! This program will prepare you to sit for the CCBMA and NCCT certification exams. Test prep included. Students will learn to perform clinical procedures including taking vital signs, preparing and administering injections, drawing blood, collecting specimens, taking electrocardiograms, recording and charting patient history, learning the practical applications of Electronic Health Records, preparing patients for x-rays and examinations, applying bandages and dressings, learning medical terminology and career development.
Must attend ONE of the following FREE orientations prior to registration:
For Spring 2019:
- Thursday, February 21 | 6pm - 9pm | Room 10
- Saturday, February 23 | 9am - 12pm | Room 10
- Tuesday, February 26 | 6pm - 9pm | Room 10
For Fall 2019:
- Thursday, September 12 | 6pm - 9pm | Room 10
- Saturday, September 14 | 9am - 12pm | Room 10
- Tuesday, September 17 | 6pm - 9pm | Room 10
If interested in CMA/MAS/SPT, you will take a reading and math assessment. Upon successful completion, you will receive a registration appointment. Meet our instructors, ask questions, review course descriptions, and learn about the employment outlook and entrance requirements. Call to reserve your spot. Call: (510) 886-1000. Cost: Free
Textbook required. Information provided at registration.
Prerequisite(s): Students must have earned high school diploma or GED. Students must attend orientation. As a prerequisite for Clinical Medical Assistant, students must completed and pass “Core Skills for the Healthcare Professional.”
Note(s): Successful students will be offered the opportunity to enroll in an optional Clinical Medical Assistant Externship Program.
No Class: 7/2, 7/4, 7/9, 7/11, 8/6, 8/8