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We will get you on the path to a career with our accelerated program!

Become a versatile member of the healthcare team as a medical assistant by learning the clinical and administrative skills to work in ambulatory care settings, such as primary care offices, urgent care centers, and specialty clinics. This 150-hour program combines classroom education with hands-on lab training to learn the technical and soft skills our region’s employers are seeking. You will also have the option to apply for a 160-hour clinical externship upon satisfactory completion of the course.

LEARN THE SKILLS:
  • Assist the physician during exams
  • Interview and educate patients
  • Measure and record vital signs
  • Administer injections
  • Data entry and scheduling

CERTIFICATION: 
Students will be prepared to sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

TUITION INCLUDES: 
  • Textbooks
  • Access to campus computer labs
  • Scrubs
  • Watch with a second hand
  • Stethoscope
  • Criminal background test fee, drug screen fee
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam fee with the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR: 
  • CPR class and exam fees.
  • Transportation to utilize campus computer labs or personal computer for work performed outside of class time.
  • Students are responsible for their own transportation to clinical, and 100% attendance is mandatory.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS COURSE: 
Demonstrate college readiness by completing one of the following: 
  • Proof of GED or US high school diploma valid within past five years. Scores or GPA to be evaluated for college readiness.
  • US college diploma or transcript showing completion of non-developmental English and Math.
  • Take the Virginia Placement Test (VPT) for English and Math. Developmental scores not eligible to register. 
  • Submit results from the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
Demonstrate computer skills by completing one of the following:
  • Transcript showing computer class completion within last five years.
  • Certificate of completion for a computer class within last three years.
  • Completion of the North Star computer assessment: Modules 1, 4, & 5
CLINICAL EXTERNSHIP: 
Must complete a background check, drug screen, and immunizations to participate in the optional 160-hour clinical externship.

 
  
 
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Class Details

26 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed, Fri

Location
Health Professions Building

Instructor
WDS STAFF 

 

Notice

Please read:  No class on Memorial Day (Monday, 5/28) or July Fourth (Wednesday, 7/4) / Last class period 7/23/18 is exam day and meets 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Tuition: 

$3,210.00


Registration Closes On
Monday, May 7, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 05/28/2018, 07/04/2018)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
5/21/2018 - 7/23/2018 Weekly - Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Roanoke, Health Professions Building  Map WDS STAFF