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CourseGraphic The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics predicts 31 percent job growth in the medical assistant field through 2024 with starting pay averaging $13 an hour. Be a part of this in-demand career by working in a private medical practice, hospital, clinic or other medical facility. This accelerated program will train you to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, the technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Discuss topics including pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, professional behavior, ethics and legal aspects. You'll complete about 170 hours of lecture and hands-on labs. Note:  Upon successful completion of this program, you are be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association Certified Clinical Medical Assistant national examination, which is included in the price. 

Class Details

39 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed

TMCC Meadowood Center

Jessica Mora 



Please read:  To view our video on this program, visit Monday class in room 103, Tuesday and Wednesday class in Room 315. 1 pair of hunter green and 1 pair of black scrub top/bottoms required for the first night of class and a stethoscope. The final certification exam is included in the price of this course. WDCE recommends that a student has: a high school diploma, 11th-grade reading level, 9th-grade math level, ability to multi-task, note-taking skills, and effective study and test-taking skills. Saturday Practice Clinics scheduled from 9am-12pm on 3/14 and 4/11 in Room 103.



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Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 02/17/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/3/2020 - 5/4/2020 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Reno, TMCC Meadowood Center  Map Jessica Mora