Clinical Medical Assistant Training Program

Students will learn to obtain patient vital signs, assist with minor medical procedures, perform simple laboratory tests, give injections, perform venipuncture (phlebotomy), administer medications and more.

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Dates

Next cohort will be in Fall 2021.
Check back often for details.

Times

Mon/Wed 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Sat 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location

Mon/Wed (Online)

Sat Room 25

Cost

$2,199**

A High School Diploma (or Equivalency) is required to register for this training. For details about upcoming information sessions, please contact skriebel@smuhsd.org.

Course includes 160-hour externship in a private practice, clinic or urgent care facility.

Program Overview

Training for an exciting and rewarding career as a Clinical Medical Assistant has never been easier! In today’s busy medical practices, Clinical Medical Assistants are vital members of the medical team. Students will train to assist the physician in providing quality patient care. Students will learn to obtain patient vital signs, assist with minor medical procedures, perform simple laboratory tests, give injections, perform venipuncture (phlebotomy), administer medications and more.

Next cohort will be in Fall 2021 and will include:

  • Online lectures Mondays and Wednesdays
  • 6 Saturday in-person skills classes, dates TBD
  • 160 hour externship upon course completion

This program includes 120 class hours, 40 hours at Career Training Solutions Online, and a 160-hour externship* where students will be placed in a private practice, clinic or urgent care facility.

*Requirements for the externship will be provided during a mandatory information session.

**Tuition includes CPR certification, national certification examination, liability insurance, externship, lab supplies, and a certificate of completion.

Salary Information: $38,250 Annual Mean Wage in California(Source: https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes319092.htm#st)

Questions?

Contact Career Education Coordinator Stephanie Kriebel for more information.

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