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Clinical Medical Assistant

Dates: October 9, 2021 - March 19, 2022

Meets: Sa from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212

Registration Fee: $2,499.00

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Training for an exciting and rewarding career as a Clinical Medical Assistant has never been easier. In today's busy medical practices, Clinical Medical Assistants are vital members of the medical team. Students will train to assist the physician in providing quality patient care, as they learn to obtain patient vital signs, assist with minor medical procedures, perform simple laboratory tests, give injections, perform venipuncture (phlebotomy), and administer medications and more.

Upon successful completion of the classroom portion of the program, students will sit for National HealthCareer Association exam on the final day of class. Students who pass this exam will become Certified Clinical Medical Assistants (CCMA's). Exam prep materials are included in tuition. Credentialing is not required in California.

The didactic training consists of 120 classroom hours and includes CPR training and NHA exam administration. The program includes topics such as: the healthcare system, the professional medical assistant, ethics and law for the medical office, medical terminology, sterilization and disinfection, interacting with patients telephone techniques vital signs, administrative medical assisting overview, the physical examination, assisting with medical specialties, anatomy and physiology, integumentary system, immune system, medical microbiology, minor office surgery, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, the senses, eye and ear assessment and procedures, the urinary system, endocrine system, reproductive system, gynecological examination and prenatal care, urinalysis, respiratory system, digestive system, administration of medication and intravenous therapy, patient education, phlebotomy, circulatory system, cardiopulmonary procedures, emergency medical procedures and first aid, nutrition, mental health, professionalism, and obtaining employment. GCC's Clinical Medical Assistant program culminates with a 160-hour externship, where students are placed at a local private practice, clinic or urgent care facility.

Must be 18+ years. A high school diploma or GED is required for NHA certification.

Notes:

This class will be held in person at the Garfield Campus Saturdays, 8:30 AM - 4 PM, October 9, 2021 - March 19, 2022 No classes held: 11/27, 12/18, 12/25, 01/01, 01/15, 02/19 NHA EXAM, Saturday, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM, March 19, 2022 **REFUNDS: Must be requested in writing 5 business days before the first class meeting. A 10% processing fee will be retained by the college. No refunds after first class meeting.
Fee: $2,499.00
Hours:160.00

Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212

1122 East Garfield Avenue
Glendale, CA 91205

Bev Peterson

Date Day Time Location
10/09/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
10/16/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
10/23/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
10/30/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
11/06/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
11/13/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
11/20/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
12/04/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
12/11/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
01/08/2022Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
01/22/2022Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
01/29/2022Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
02/05/2022Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
02/12/2022SaturdaySa from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
02/26/2022SaturdaySa from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
03/05/2022SaturdaySa from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
03/12/2022SaturdaySa from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212
03/19/2022SaturdaySa from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Garfield Campus, Tropico Building TR 212

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