Medical Assistant Occupations

This course is designed to train and prepare students for entry-level employment as an assistant to the doctor in an office, clinic or healthcare center.

Topics include communication skills, ethics, confidentiality, and anatomy, vital signs, assisting with patient exams, pharmacology, medical terminology, metrics, EKG, advanced charting, and administration of medication to include injections and venipuncture. Students will meet California state requirements for administering injections, drawing blood, and performing capillary blood collection. In addition, this course also offers training and testing to obtain American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider CPR certification. This program prepares students with the skills necessary to successfully pass the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) exam.

Comprehensive Program

Medical Assistant

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Course schedule is subject to change to a distance learning/hybrid format.


Riverside – Alessandro 

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COST: $12,000

Financial Aid available for those who qualify.

21 weeks : August 30, 2022 – January 31, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday*

21 weeks : February 2, 2023 – June 22, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday*

*Internship – Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Indio 

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COST: $12,000

Financial Aid available for those who qualify.

21 weeks : August 30, 2022 – January 31, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday*

21 weeks : February 2, 2023 – June 22, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday*

*Internship – Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Schedules and fees are subject to change without notice.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

This course is designed to train and prepare students for entry-level employment as an assistant to the doctor in an office, clinic or healthcare center. Topics include communication skills, ethics, confidentiality, and anatomy, vital signs, assisting with patient exams, pharmacology, administration of medication to include injections and venipuncture, medical terminology, metrics, EKG, and advanced charting. Students will meet California state requirements for administering injections, drawing blood, performing capillary blood collection, preparation and testing to obtain AHA BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification and AED certification with recognition and proper response to common medical office emergencies. Students are prepared to complete the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), National Certified Medical Test Plan and National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA).