This course prepares students to perform patient clinical skills in the medical office setting. Students will learn clinical procedures including administering medications, assisting with minor surgery, performing an electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients and maintaining clinical equipment in an ambulatory care setting.
This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements.
Upon completion of the training, students will have the necessary skills and certification to gain employment in clinics, physician offices and other outpatient facilities
Note: Students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.
Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship
Student Tuition: $2,599 (Textbooks included)
Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours
|Dates||Days and Times||Location||Faculty|
|9/10/19-11/16/19||Tues, Thu, 6:00PM-9:30PM||DTC 627|
|9/14/19-11/16/19||Sat, 9:00AM-4:30PM||DTC 627|
Course fee: $2,599
* Class meets at the Downtown Campus in the Westfield San Francisco Centre, 835 Market Street.
Class meets on every Tues. & Thurs. 6:00pm-9:30pm and every Sat. 9:00am-4:30pm
This course includes an optional 160-hour externship at a local healthcare provider. Students must successfully complete the on-site 140 hour classroom requirement to be eligible to participate in the clinical externship rotation.
Please note: the externship is arranged through our partnership externship coordinator after the course is over.
This program will provide the necessary training and skills required to challenge the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.
Upon successful completion of the course requirements, a certificate of completion is awarded from SF State's College of Extended Learning. With the certificate of completion students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.
The national board exam and externship take place outside of and after successful completion of the course requirements.
To learn more about the National exams and Externship, please contact our partnership representatives at 866.217.8931, leave a brief message, your call will be returned within 24-business hours.
Students may also visit: National Healthcare Associates (NHA- CCMA) http://www.nhanow.com
For questions about the national exams, fees and more detailed information:
An online version of this course is offered in partnership with Health Ed Today, for more information visit: https://cel.sfsu.edu/cmaonline Home page and Quick Facts
Registration is open and ongoing for the online course only, students can register at any time through Health Ed Today.
|Refund Code||Full Refund||75% Refund||No Refund|
|CEL_2||Class dropped one day prior to class start day||Class dropped on class start day||Class dropped beyond class start day|
Last Update: Oct 15, 2019 8:36am