Course Description: The CVCC Workforce Development Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program prepares graduates to sit for the NHA Medical Assistant Certification Exam and to work typically in medical offices, clinics, urgent care centers, and may work in general medicine or specialty practices. The program is designed to prepare students to be professional Medical Assistants, as multi-skilled allied health care professionals that specialize in procedures commonly performed in the ambulatory health care settings. Students will learn to perform both clinical and administrative duties and assist a variety of providers including physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
This class will cover theory, in-class practice, and Basic Life Support American Heart Association CPR training. Students will practice skills in the classroom andduring clinical rotations for real-world experiences and while earning relevant experience to begina rewarding career.
Students will be exposed to a multitude of medical and administrative tasks to include:
o Checking patients in and out upon arrival and departure.
o Answering phone calls and questions.
o Assisting providers with exams and procedures.
o Administering injections or medications.
o Working in the electronic health record (EHR).
o Performing EKG, phlebotomy, and laboratory procedures.
o Taking patient vital signs.
The American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) class will train students to recognize several lifethreatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide early use of an AED. This class is specifically designed for
healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills.
Students are required to obtain 120 hours at assigned clinical sites. An exam review and NHA exam will occur following clinical rotations. Students are guaranteed an interview with CVCC’s partnering employers upon successful completion of the course.
Online Virtual “Live” Medical Terminology Prep. Class (18 HRS): Preferred
Week 1: March 2 & 4, 2021
Week 2: March 16 & 18, 2021
Week 3: March 23 & 25, 2021
Mondays, Wednesdays (9 am - 12 noon & 1 pm - 4 pm)
Class Dates: May 17 – October 1, 2021
Clinical Dates: October 4 – December 3, 2021
Locations: Online and In-Person at Multiple Medical and Health Center Sites & CVCC’s Main Campus
Registration/Application Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021
Complete application package is due by March 1, 2021 and includes:
Criminal Background Check
Silver Career Readiness Certificate or higher level (WorkKeys Testing) or TABE equivalent
High School Diploma or equivalent
Letter of Interest
Resume or Job History
Drug Screening (nine-panel plus nicotine)
Payment Deadline: Tuesday, April 20, 2021