This program is intended for adult students. High school students may be able to apply, as well.
Clinical medical assistants are skilled multi-taskers who help to maximize the productivity of the healthcare team. In this course, you will learn medical terminology, medical law and ethics, HIPAA rules, scheduling systems, patient check-in and check-out, contents of a medical record, anatomy, pathophysiology, pharmacology, nutrition, phlebotomy theory, injections, and routine treatment and laboratory duties. You will be also able to take the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national certification exam offered by National Health Career Association (NHA). This course includes a voucher which covers the fee of the exam. Upon completion of the course, you will also have the opportunity to gain access to our Externship Starter Kit.
This program includes or prepares for the following credential(s): Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification
Grants for Adult Career & Technical Education
Grants, scholarships, and other funding sources are available. Depending on program type and student eligibility, one or more tuition assistance options may apply. For example, VSAC Advancement Grant, VDOL Adult CTE Scholarship, Curtis Fund Credential of Value Scholarship, and other forms of state assistance. For more information, visit the financial assistance webpage and contact the CTE Center.
State or Local Grant
- Nursing Assistants
- Health Care and Social Assistance