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FF - Certified Medical Assistant - HMCA (Night Hybrid)

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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 14 week program combines online learning with classroom education and 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 120-hour clinical practicum upon satisfactory completion of the course. 
For detailed course information and a complete schedule, please see student handbook.

  • 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).

Online mobile-ready e-book, learning tools, and study materials.
• NHA online practice exams, online study guide, and fee for the CCMA exam.
• Student kit with watch, stethoscope, and blood pressure cuff.
• Fee for criminal background check and drug screen.

• Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) class and exam fees (Either at VWCC or another community provider.)
• Acquiring and paying for all required immunizations and exams for clinical rotation practicum.
• Access to a computer and Internet or transportation to campus computer labs for weekly online assignments.
• Transportation to, and 100% attendance during, clinical practicum. Typically, clinical practicums are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are no part-time or weekend hours. Application and acceptance of a clinical placement means you agree to complete all 120 hours. 
• Students will need to purchase multiple sets of scrubs.

Must be at least 18-years old.

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.
Must complete a background check, drug screen, and immunizations to participate in the optional 120-hour clinical practicum.

Student are responsible for their own transportation to clinical, and 100% attendance is mandatory.
Please see the Cinical Medical Assistant Student Handbook for full requirements and expectations.

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Class Details

40 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Daily - Tue.  
  Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Health Professions Building
  Online Class.

Instructor : Testerman 



Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.



Registration Closes On
Friday, May 29, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/2/2020 - 6/2/2020 Daily - Tue 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Online, Online Class  Map Testerman 
6/9/2020 - 9/3/2020 Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Roanoke, Health Professions Building  Map Testerman 

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