Clinical Medical Assistant
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|
|2/19/19-5/2/19||Tues, Thu, 6:00PM-9:30PM||DTC 626|
|2/23/19-4/27/19||Sat, 9:00AM-4:30PM||DTC 626|
Course Fee: $ $2599
This class schedule meets 3-days per week:
every Tuesday & Thursday from 6:00pm-9:30pm and
every Saturday from 9:00am-4:30pm
No Class: Saturday, March 30
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. 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 exams.
The Externship and National exams take place outside of and after the course is over. 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.
This course is also offered online in partnership with Health Ed Today, learn about the online course at: https://cel.sfsu.edu/cmaonline
Registration is open and ongoing for this online course, 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: Jan 17, 2019 9:18am