Clinical Medical Assistant

MDCA1060/ECRD1011/PLAB1023

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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.

At this time, we are only accepting enrollment requests through the scholarship application linked above. If you do not wish to apply for a scholarship and want to pay for the course directly, please email us at cwl@grayson.edu for further instructions.

$3,299.00

AVAILABLE

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 $13 and $20 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, Dates, & Times:

  • CMA Training Program :
    • Workforce Success Skills: January 9/11, 2023, 9a-12p
    • Training Program: January 9 - May 11, 2023
    • Hybrid- M/T/W/R, 8:30a-12p
    • Main Campus, Health Science building, Room 213

Tuition:

  • $3299
  • 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 $160 CCMA,  $125 CPT, $125 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.

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)
  • Though a criminal background check is not/not required for admission to the Clinical Medical Assistant program, prospective students should be aware that a criminal history may significantly and negatively impact employment options.
  • 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)

Click HERE for additional immunization information.

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. Clinical Medical Assistant students will receive a voucher from their instructor for the purchase of scrubs. These scrubs become required classroom attire and should fit appropriately with proper undergarments worn underneath. Prior to receiving scrubs, students should wear long jeans or pants and short-sleeved tops. 
Students in all healthcare programs must wear closed-toed, slip-resistant footwear. Because you will be performing skills on other students, jewelry should be kept to a minimum, and only studs are allowed for earrings or facial piercings. Hair should be kept up off of the collar and out of your face. Nails must be natural, short and clean. Acrylic nails, nail dips or extensions of any kind on the nails are not/not permitted. Nail length must not extend past the tip of the finger.