Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Course Description

A medical assistant is a multi-skilled allied health care professional who specializes in procedures commonly performed in the ambulatory health care setting. Medical assistants perform both clinical and administrative duties and assist a variety of providers including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. They typically work in medical offices, clinics, urgent care centers and may work in general medicine or specialty practices.  Whether you want to work in a doctor’s office or a large hospital system, becoming a CCMA with NHA shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a healthcare team.

Common duties of a medical assistant include administrative and clinical tasks like:

  • Checking patients in and out upon arrival and departure
  • Answering phone calls and questions
  • Assisting providers with exams and procedures
  • Administering injections or medications
  • Working in the electronic health record (EHR)
  • Performing EKG, phlebotomy, and laboratory procedures
  • Taking patient vital signs

Course Calendar

Class begins August 26th and will meet on Thursdays from 9:00am – 2:00pm for 18 weeks.

Tuition, Fees and Program Requirements

Tuition for the CCMA program is $900.  Need-based scholarships are available to qualified Rappahannock County residents.  Residents of surrounding counties may be eligible for financial assistance from special funds. RappCE will work with each qualified applicant to identify resources for financial support.

Your tuition includes all classroom materials.  Non-refundable application fee – $25.  NHA exam fee is $155.  Exam fees are not included as a part of your tuition.  A high school diploma or GED is required to take this course.

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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
Course Information
  • Course Id: CCMA
  • Days: Thursdays
  • Timings: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Department
Healthcare

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