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Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Course number : 3020001   ID : 14811    Section Number : 32L
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Program Description:
  • The Medical Assistant curriculum prepares students to become valuable members of the healthcare professional team, of prime importance in helping physicians respond successfully to a rapidly changing environment.  As assistants in the clinical setting, students will learn to perform duties such as vital signs, exam room preparation, patient data collection, simple dressing changes, lab tests, phlebotomy, medication administration, and EKGs.
  • During certain portions of the course, you will experience blended learning opportunities.  At the instructor's discretion there may be non-face-to-face time throughout the course to complete assignments and projects.
  • Upon successful completion of the course, you will sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.
     
Clinical Externship Description:
  • There is an optional 160 hour clinical at a local medical practice that commences upon successful completion of the course and all drug screening, criminal background and immunizations are complete.  Please read the student handbook for further details.
Admission Requirements:
  • Must have a High School Diploma, GED, college degree or English 101 or 111. Non-native English speakers who have graduated from a high school or college outside of the United States must complete the ACCUPLACER test. See the student handbook for further details.
  • Must be able to obtain a clean drug screen & criminal background check in to participate in the optional externship
  • Must meet the technical standards requirement of the program - See Appendix A in the student handbook
Please read the student handbook ( www.nvcc.edu/workforce/health/ ).
  • Advising and career coaching is now available for this program
 

Class Details

28 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed, Fri

Location
NOVA Reston Center

Instructor
Derek Collie 

CEUs : 14

 

Notice

Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.

Tuition: 

$3,267.00


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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
1/27/2020 - 3/30/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed, Fri 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Reston, NOVA Reston Center  Map Derek Collie  Lecture

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