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Instructor: California Regional Education Center Staff, (800) 927-5159
Duration: 20 wks
Date range: August 8 to January 11
(No class: November 21-24, December 19-28. 2016, and January 4, 2018.)
Date(s) of the week: Tuesday and Thursday
Hour: 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Prerequisite: 18 years old and high school diploma or GED®
Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1709
Price: $2995 ($300 deposit required, includes CPR, Certificate, Insurance). Extra Costs: Books, Scrubs, and Student Medical Kit

Earn your certificate in as little as 6 months and qualify for an entry-level position in a clinical or office setting.

In this program, you will learn

  • medical terminology
  • front and back office procedures
  • standard patient processing
  • medical billing and customer service

Students will be trained to help physicians

  • care for patients
  • take vital signs
  • perform basic lab tests
  • administer medications in a doctor’s office or clinic

The program includes 160 hours of classroom instruction and 160 hours of medical office externship. The program will prepare you to take the certified clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam with National Healthcare Association (NHA).

*** Spaces limited! ***

For information or to register, please click here or call (800) 927-5159.