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Center for Workplace Learning Grayson College

Clinical Medical Assistant

Clinical Medical Assistant

MDCA1060/ECRD1011/PLAB1023

 

In order to receive a refund,  or if you need to withdraw or transfer classes you must submit your request by email to Tasheena Taylor, at taylorta@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:

  • September 4, 2019 - May 7, 2020
  • Monday & Wednesdays
  • 6pm-10pm
  • HS 213

Tuition:

  • $2800
  • Tuition includes textbooks, materials, and BLS for Healthcare Provider certification.
  • Exam fees are not included in tuition cost.

Workforce Solutions Texoma operates the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) which may be able to help you pay for tuition, books, and travel for up to two years. 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 required
  • Must pass criminal background check

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: A background check including criminal history will be done prior to start of class.  All monies will be refunded if you are ineligible to attend.

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