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Clinical Medical Assistant

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CourseGraphic Make a difference by providing quality patient care while serving an integral role on a healthcare team. In this accelerated program taught by an experienced CMA, gain the knowledge you need to pass the national certification exam and build the real-life skills to join this in-demand industry. Enjoy the flexibility of working in a private practice, hospital, or clinic. During 156 hours of lectures and hands-on labs, discover how to measure patients’ vital signs, administer medication and injections, maintain medical record-keeping, and prepare specimens for laboratory testing. Find out how to prepare clients for examinations and treatments. In addition, learn about diagnostic testing, phlebotomy, pharmacology and the cardiac life cycle. Upon successful completion, you can sit for the National Healthcareer Association's Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Examination, which is included in your class tuition. Locally, workers in this field can earn an average of $18.07 per hour or $37,580 annually. Source - Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 wage data 

Class Details

39 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon, Wed.  
  Weekly - Tue, Thu.  

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Laura Lytle 



Please read:  You must purchase and wear scrubs (any color) for all in-person classes (approximate cost: $25). You must also purchase your stethoscope and blood pressure cuff (approximate cost: $25-$35). Hands-on lab sessions require students to practice with each other under close instructor observation. Tuesday and Thursday class sessions are held online via Canvas. The certification exam takes place on the last day of the class. No Class: 2/19/2024



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 02/19/2024)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
1/29/2024 - 4/3/2024 Weekly - Mon, Wed 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM Reno, TMCC Meadowood Center  Map Laura Lytle  ClassRoom
1/30/2024 - 4/4/2024 Weekly - Tue, Thu 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM N/A - Online Laura Lytle  Online

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