Associate of Science in Clinical Medical Assisting
Program HighlightsThis program provides specialized training for employment in medical offices and medical specialty clinics. The curriculum includes theory and practical applications in clinical medical procedures. Topics and applications in the following subjects are included in this program: human anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical clinical procedures such as vital signs, injections, venipuncture and electrocardiograms, health histories, patient care, instrument set-ups, instrument sterilization and emergency procedures.Career OpportunitiesWell trained Clinical Medical Assistants are in demand in private practice medical settings, clinics, laboratories and hospitals. You can expect to qualify for a variety positions such as:Medical AssistantLab AssistantEKG AssistantMedical SecretaryOccupational Health AssistantGraduates from SJVC Online's Clinical Medical Assisting program can step into any medical back office environment with the confidence they have earned through their hard work. Employers trust our graduates to be among the best in their chosen field.Certifications EarnedGraduates earn a Certificate of Completion and are eligible to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam, offered by American Medical Technologists/Allied Health (AMT), and the National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) exam, offered by the National Center for Competency testing (NCCT). Graduates also earn Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Certification, CPR and First Aid Certification.
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