CERTIFIED CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Athens CPR & Safety now offers CCMA courses.

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant – NHA Allied Healthcare Certification

The Certified Clinical Medical Assisting (CCMA) student will be trained to perform at a minimum entry level in positions normally available in a medical facility such as physicians’, chiropractors’, or podiatrists’ offices and clinics. The program provides students with entry-level theory and limited “hands-on” training in basic and routine clinical and office tasks. This will equip the CMA with the competencies required to perform in either a clinical or office capacity. The graduate will be able to assist in EKG, X -ray procedures, first aid, and phlebotomy. He/She will be able to perform clinical procedures, preparing the patient for physical exams, and assisting the physician with other exams. CMA’s may help the physician with minor surgical procedures and can sterilize and care for instruments. The CMA possesses a thorough understanding of health-related ethics and other business principles that bear on the practitioner’s relationship with the patient.

All prospective students must complete the TABE test and score an 8.0 or higher

Program Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to perform the duties of a patient care technician to include:
Total Clock Hours: 380

Estimated Completion Time: 2.5 months

To qualify for graduation from this program the students must demonstrate competency in each of the skills and successfully complete the externship. Graduates in this program will be qualified to take the CCMA National Exam and qualify to find entry-level positions in doctor offices, hospitals, and urgent medical facilities.
*Indicates prerequisite exists. Student must complete the prerequisite course prior to entry into this course of have the instructor’s permission to enter the course.”

With Experience, Certified Medical Assistants Can Advance Into Supervisory Or Management Positions.

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