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

1/18 – 4/21/22

Times

Mon & Wed
6:00 – 9:30 pm

In-person labs:
6 Saturdays from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location

Mon/Wed (Online)

In-Person labs will be held at the San Mateo Adult School

Cost

$2,499**

Instructor

Heidi Carmen

Information Session: Dec 3, 2022 at 10:00 AM PT. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcodeisrDsoEtRmUsgnbB5OS78zBIn82t4q 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Recommended pre-requisites: Introduction to Medical Terminology

A High School Diploma (or Equivalency) is required to register for this training. Proof of COVID vaccination is also required.

Financial assistance and/or payment plans are available for those who qualify.
Click here to view the recording of our information session.

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.

Health industry need & salary information:

  • 28% growth in California between 2014-2024
  • Median wage for medical assistants in California $42,990
  • Median wage for medical assistants in SF Bay Area $59,571

(Sources: https://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/ and https://www.bls.gov/)

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.
  • Online lectures Mondays and Wednesdays
  • 5 Saturday in-person skills classes

*Requirements for the externship will be provided during the information sessions.

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

Questions?

Contact the Career Education Coordinator for more information.

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