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Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Course number : 3020001   ID : 15944    Section Number : 31W
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Admission Requirements:
Program Description:
  • Medical assistants play an important role in supporting healthcare providers and other vital medical staff. With the recent changes in health care, the need for medical assistants is at an all-time high. NOVA Workforce is addressing this need by offering our blended learning certified clinical medical assistant course. Upon successful completion of this credential-to-career course, you will sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) examination, which will be given on the last day of class. The exam fee and digital books are covered by tuition.
What is Blended Learning?
  • Blended learning is a combination of online and on-campus face-to-face coursework.
  • Online will be a series of mandatory live lectures. There will also be online course work that can be done at your convenience, but there will be due dates.
  • On-campus will be a mandatory, in-person attendance skills lab. You will have hands-on experiential learning, performing duties such as vital signs, exam room preparation, patient data collection, simple dressing changes, lab tests, phlebotomy, medication administration, and EKGs.
  • This course is 140 hours of work.
Technology Requirement:
  • All students need access to the internet and a computer with a webcam and microphone.
    Chromebooks, iPads, or mobile phones are not supported.
Included with tuition:
  • Bundled price includes the course, textbook, interactive learning platform, and industry certification exam. No other certification exam can be substituted in this program. Note: The textbook ($219) and learning platform access ($80) are assigned to students on the first day of class and are non-refundable once class begins.
This program cannot be combined with any other discounts/promotions.

Class Details

25 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Wed, Fri, Mon.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  NOVA Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)
  NOVA Workforce Online Class.

Instructor : Jill Lassiter 

CEUs : 14



Please read:  Learn@Home & On Campus (Hybrid - Instructor-led): This class has multiple schedules and locations. Class meets on campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule. Please complete the required “NOVA COVID-19 training” before coming to campus. This training is available on your CANVAS dashboard. Follow these instructions on How to access myNOVA and CANVAS.

Social distancing will be observed as per the CDC guidelines. You are required to wear a face covering or mask while on campus. See COVID-19 Face Covering Policy for more details. Please stay home if you feel ill.

The class also meets online in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on the class schedule as NOVA Workforce Online Class. Your instructor will facilitate live online lectures and discussions. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required. See Zoom Class Requirements for more details.

This class requires the use of your MyNOVA account and the CANVAS online classroom. Please follow these instructions on how to activate your MyNOVA account before the first day of class: How to access myNOVA and Canvas

Important: 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.



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/23/2020, 11/25/2020, 11/27/2020, 11/28/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
10/21/2020 - 12/9/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed, Fri 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map Jill Lassiter  Lecture
10/31/2020 - 12/5/2020 Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Woodbridge, NOVA Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)  Map, Room: WRC 160C Jill Lassiter  Laboratory
12/11/2020 Fri 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Woodbridge, NOVA Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)  Map, Room: WRC 210 Jill Lassiter  Lecture

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