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FF - Clinical Medical Assistant

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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.

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

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

  • 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)

  • 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.

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
Must complete a background check, drug screen, and immunizations to participate in the optional 160-hour clinical externship.

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Class Details

29 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Fri.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Health Professions Building Location : 
  Health Professions Building.

Instructor : Deborah Greimel 



Please read:  Fridays – 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturdays – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (30 minute lunch)



Registration Closes On
Friday, January 26, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/9/2018 - 5/18/2018 Weekly - Fri 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Roanoke, Health Professions Building  Map Deborah Greimel 
2/10/2018 - 5/12/2018 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Roanoke, Health Professions Building  Map Deborah Greimel