Clinical Medical Assistant

Health services is one of the fastest growing industries after computers, and medical assisting is the sixth fastest growing job in the U.S. according to the Department of Labor.

Working in doctors’ offices or clinics, clinical medical assistants help physicians carry out procedures, care for patients, perform simple lab tests, and administer medications.

This course combines 134 hours of classroom instruction, including electrocardiography (EKG), with a 160-hour externship to provide you with a complete learning experience.

Two-hundred and nintey fourĀ hours of classroom and clinic-based instruction.

Externships: Eligible* students who commit to a full-time externship (five business days a week) will be placed in an externship no later than 90 days from the end of the classroom portion of any course. Eligible students who commit to a part-time externship (2-4 business days per week) will be placed in an externship no later than 180 days from the end of the classroom portion of any course. Students may be required to travel 60 miles in one direction to an externship site.

Prerequisites are as follows: externship questionnaire, CPR for the healthcare provider, proof of a current physical examination, tuberculosis screening, and a resume. Submitting a resume and obtaining CPR, physical, and TB screening are student’s responsibilities. [/slider]

Prerequisites: There are no minimum state requirements for enrollment. We recommend that students are at least 18 years of age and have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Location: TNCC Hampton campus

Please view our current schedule on the continuing education page for dates and times, or callĀ 757-825-2937.