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Center for Workplace Learning Grayson College

Clinical Medical Assistant

Clinical Medical Assistant

MDCA1060/ECRD1011/PLAB1023

 

Requests for course withdrawals, refunds, or transfers must be submitted by email to cwl@grayson.edu, 7 business days prior to the course start date.

$2,800.00

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Overview

Introduction:

This program prepares you to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office or hospital. Clinical Medical Assistants typically earn wages between $11 and $15 per hour. Upon successful completion, you will be prepared to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination, Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT), and Certified EKG Technician (CET) certification tests.

Course Topics:

  • Medical terminology
  • Taking and documenting vital signs
  • In office medical procedures
  • Performing phlebotomy procedures
  • Performing EKG procedures
  • Wound care
  • Sterile technology
  • HIPAA and OSHA guidelines
Students must demonstrate proficiency in venipunctures and capillary punctures by receiving and delivering the required number of punctures throughout the course.

*See Entry Requirements below for items required to enroll in class.

Location & Times:

  • Mandatory Workforce Success Skills course:  8/23/2021 - 9/3/2021
    • Face to face: August 23, 25 and 30
    • 6:00pm-9:00pm
    • CWL Computer Lab
  • September 8 – December 16, 2021 AND January 10 - May 11, 2022
    • HYBRID - face-to-face classroom instruction with online activities
    • Monday & Wednesdays
    • 6pm-10pm
    • HS 215
 
  • On May 10, 2021, Grayson College entered Phase 3 of its Return to Campus Plan, and on June 1, 2021, Grayson College is expected to enter Phase 4 of its Return to Campus Plan. Updates on COVID-19 protocols and the College's operating status can be found here

Tuition:

  • $2800
  • Tuition covers all necessary materials for class including CMA, Phlebotomy and EKG textbooks/workbooks, stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, one set of scrubs, certification exam preparation guides and AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers certification.
  • Exam fees are not included in tuition cost. The student will be responsible for the NHA $155 CCMA,  $117 CPT, $117 CET NHA certification exam fees.

Your seat in the class is not guaranteed, regardless of payment status, until proof of all required immunizations and TB test results are received. Send records and TB test results to cwl@grayson.edu. 

Workforce Solutions Texoma implements the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) which may be able to help you pay for tuition, testing, and travel. Eligible individuals include employees who are laid off or trade affected, displaced homemakers, and income eligible adults and youth. For more information, contact Workforce Solutions Texoma at 903-463-9997.

Texoma Council of Governments (TCOG) also offers an array of family support services designed to promote self-sufficiency through the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG). Services include but are not limited to tuition assistance; books & supplies; and employment support such as job skills training, placement, resume building, and job coaching. For more information, call 903-893-2161 Ext. 3591.

Entry Requirements

Prerequisites:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must provide proof of HS Diploma, GED or college transcript
  • Proof of immunizations sent to cwl@grayson.edu (see below)
  • Your seat in the class is not guaranteed, regardless of payment status, until proof of all required immunizations and TB test results are received. Send records and TB test results to cwl@grayson.edu. 

Completed immunizations:

  • Tuberculosis (TB), Proof of either (within the past year):
    • a negative PPD skin test, or
    • a negative chest x-ray if skin test is positive or can not be taken
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox), Proof of either:
    • a physician documented history of the disease, or
    • a documentation of varicella immunization
    • or a titer test confirming immunity
  • Hepatitis B series, Proof of either:
    • a complete three-injection series of Hepatitis B vaccinations, or
    • a titer test confirming immunity (positive reading)
  • MMR series, Proof of either:
    • a complete two-injection series of MMR vaccinations, or
    • a titer test confirming immunity (positive reading)
  • Diphtheria Tetanus (within past 10 years)
Notes:  Your seat in the class is not guaranteed, regardless of payment status, until proof of all required immunizations and TB test results are received. Send records and TB test results to cwl@grayson.edu

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