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Clinical Medical Assistant
November 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Fall registration begins Tuesday, July 20, 2021 – Call 903-823-3384 to register or visit us in the Nelson Administration building.
Start a New Career as a Clinical Medical Assistant! This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office.
Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy, and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, professional workplace behavior, ethics, and the legal aspects of healthcare.
Classes will be held Tuesday & Thursday; Nov. 9, 2021 – March 17, 2022, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm & every other Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.; 140 hrs. classroom | 16 wks. | 160 hrs. externship.
Refund Policy: Students will receive 100% refund upon request 24 hours prior to the first class meeting only.
Criminal Background Requirements: For students who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please check with the National Healthcareers Association certification board by calling 1-800-499-9092 to discuss your topic of study to determine if you are qualified to obtain a certificate in that field. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.
Virtual Access: Students agree and acknowledge that they will go online one evening per week to maintain a safe environment and prevent the spread of disease by reducing contact with others. This may even be a permanent platform, when and if the situation arises. Students also agree to have adequate access to an internet provider with an appropriate device to continue course work online.