Medical Assistant

Program Type: Hybrid
Program Level: Continuing Education
Department: Continuing Education
Institute: Health & Biosciences
College: PAC

What is the Medical Assistant program?

Earn a CCMA Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification. Medical assistants perform routine clinical and administrative duties under the direct supervision of a physician or other healthcare professionals. They perform a variety of administrative duties including, but not limited to, taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination, collecting and preparing lab specimens, and assisting other medical professionals during diagnostic examinations. (Exam Voucher Included)

 

Courses 

  • FILE MANAGEMENT FOR THE MEDICAL OFFICE - POFT 1023
  • MEDICAL INSURANCE & BILLING - HITT 1013
  • ELECTRONIC MEDICAL APPLICATIONS  - ITSC 1004
  • PHLEBOTOMY AND EKG PROCEDURES - MDCA 1091
  • PRACTICAL APPLICATION - CERT. REVIEW - MDCA 1054
  • MEDICAL LAW & ETHICS - MDCA 1091
  • PHARMACOLOGY - HPRS 1091
  • ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY - MDCA1009
  • CLINICAL COMPETENCY/REVIEW - MDCA1054

 

Program Information

Time Commitment

359 Contact Hours

14 Week Training

Certification

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Career Outlook

Learn more at the Alamo Colleges Career Coach website

 

Program Requirements

Possess proficiency in English (reading, writing, and speaking skills)

You are at least eighteen (18) years of age

Have a high school diploma or GED

Must have access to computer/tablet and internet

 
Financial Aid Eligibility / Modes of Training 

Contact Information

Primary Contact

Vanessa Bailey

Phone:210-485-0845
Email:
dst-alamoICD@alamo.edu
Campus:
Palo Alto College

Additional Contact 

Vanessa Barrera

Phone:210-485-0860
Email:
dst-alamoICD@alamo.edu
Campus:
Palo Alto College 

 

CE Tier 2

CE Enrollment Professional
Phone: 210-212-5266 (Option 4)
Email: CETier2@alamo.edu
Campus: District Support Office

 

Additional Information

For assistance with program information or registration, email us at CETier2@alamo.edu and our CE staff will get back to you. Thank you.