Medical Clinical Assistant
Are you interested in working in a doctor’s office, clinic, or health care facility? As a Medical Clinical Assistant you will be equipped with the ability to complete health histories, take vital signs, administer medications, perform simple lab tests, EKGs, and document clinical care. Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible to obtain national certification from the National Healthcare Association as a certified Clinical Medical Assistant.
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Program Length: 960 hours (This program can be completed in approximately 15 months, based on enrollment of 15 hours per week. If possible, students are encouraged to enroll in more hours per week to graduate faster.)
Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building
- Program Outcome:
- • Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to obtain national certification with National Healthcareer Association (NHA) in the following:
- Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
- EKG Technician (CET)
- Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS)
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“All the course work and hands-on that we did in class has really helped me be comfortable and confident in where I have been working. I love it! I enjoy every day of work.”
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Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations: