The Clinical Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare students to work as professionals in multiple healthcare settings.
Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks, including assisting with the administration of medications, helping with minor procedures, performing EKGs, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and many other related tasks. Job opportunities are available in physicians’ offices, clinics, chiropractors’ offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.
The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare learners to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office.
Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity
Learners who complete this program can gain valuable hands-on experience in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study. As learners progress through their e-learning program, an externship coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.
Note: Additional documentation, including health records, immunizations, drug screening, criminal background checks, etc., may be required by the externship facility.
Self-paced online content. Start anytime. Take up to six months to complete.
Who Will Benefit:
- Those interested in entry-level jobs in healthcare
- Medical secretaries looking for higher-level work
- Those who aspire to become nurses