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|
|2/25/19-5/1/19||Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:00AM-2:30PM||DTC 625|
Course Fee: $2599
* Class meets at the Downtown Campus in the Westfield San Francisco Centre, 835 Market Street.
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.
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.
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.
An online version of this course is offered in partnership with Health Ed Today, for more information visit: https://cel.sfsu.edu/cmaonline
Registration is open and ongoing for the online course only, students can register at any time through Health Ed Today.
No class April 1st
|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: Feb 18, 2019 12:17pm