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Clinical Medical Assistant Program

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Clinical Medical Assistant Program

Program Schedule

  • 27-week program (772 hours)
  • 4 1/2 days a week
  • Monday - Thursday (8:00 am to 4:00 pm)
  • Friday (8:00 am to 12:00 pm) Study Lab
  • 18-week classroom session plus 9-week externship

Program Fee

$4500.00 plus cost of books & supplies

Additional expenses up to $600.00

  • books
  • supplies
  • uniforms
  • immunizations
  • etc.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify

Classroom and Clinical Instruction include:

  • Medical Ethics, Law and Liability
  • Professional Communications
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Clinical Duties & Medical Screening
  • Physical Examinations and Assessments
  • Diagnostic Laboratory Procedures/ECG
  • Minor Surgery Preparations, Infection Control/ ASEPSIS
  • Pharmacology
  • CPR and Emergency First Aid
  • Employment Search Skills/Documents>
  • Study Skills/Technology
  • 9-week externship in a local medical facility

Requirements to be Considered for the CMA Program:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Possess an accredited High School Diploma or a HSE/GED®
  • Pass a Level A TABE test at 10.0 or higher 
  • Submit a Clinical Medical Assistant Application to the Nursing Department

Upon acceptance into the CMA program, the following will be required:

  • Health Requirements
    • Student Health Questionnaire
    • Physical Exam Form
    • Physical Capacity Form
    • Negative TB or Chest X-ray (within 2 months)
    • Flu shot (in current season)
    • Background Check/ Drug Screening
    • Immunizations (TB/ Hepatitis B/ Varicella/ Pertussis/MMR)
  • Supplies
    • Chromebook or Personal Laptop (optional)
    • 3x5 index cards (2 pkgs)
    • Ream of copy paper
    • 3 ring binder (paper/notebook, pens, highlighter)
    • Uniforms (Galaxy blue tops and black bottoms)
    • Black Nursing shoes/ black socks
    • Watch with a second hand

How to Get Started

Step 1:  Register for the TABE test ($15.00)

  • You can register in person in the Nursing and Allied Health Department in room A-8

Step 2:  Fill out and submit a CMA Application.  When turning in your application, you will need:

  • a Photo I.D.
  • High School Diploma or HSE/GED® 

For more information, please call Fran at 559-327-2802 or Melissa at 559-327-2881

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