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Instructor: Regional Education Center Staff, (800) 927-5159
Duration: 11 wks
Date range: February 12 to April 24
(No class: February 19.)
Date(s) of the week: Monday-Thursday
Hour: 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Quarter: Winter 2018
Prerequisite: 18 years old and high school diploma or GED®
Textbook: Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies 8th Edition by Michelle Blesi
Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1709
Price: $2995 ($300 deposit required, includes CPR, Certificate, Insurance) Extra Costs: Books, Scrubs, Student Medical Kit, and State Testing, Background Check, and Drug Test

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 the National Healthcare Association (NHA).

*** Spaces limited! ***

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