A.S. degree in healthcare or related field, or LPN, or Certification in related field.
This program will provide the necessary training and skills required to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination. This 220 hour program includes 140 classroom hours (lecture and labs) and an optional 80 hour clinical externship. Students must successfully complete the 140 hour classroom requirement to be eligible to participate in the 80 hour clinical externship rotation. Additional externship hours available upon request. Although the externship is optional, students are highly encouraged to participate in the workplace experience for best employment opportunities.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School dipolma or GED. Will also allow those students working on GED to enroll. Must complete GED before end of course.The student can sit for the certification exam without a GED but it will be provisional until the student gets the GED.
One week before class starts