Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
8-week, online, self-paced Medical Assistant Training and Certification Course for Pre-health Students
Gain Clinical Experience in Diverse Healthcare Settings
This online medical assistant certification program combines essential patient care and clinical skills into one expert curriculum. Upon completion of this program, you will be fully trained to function as an integral member of the medical team and to proficiently carry out clinical duties across diverse healthcare settings as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).
Confidently seek healthcare direct patient care experiences in diverse scopes of medicine including:
Nationally Accredited Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification
This online medical assistant certification program is an 8-week, self-paced course ideal for health science students seeking healthcare experience prior to starting/applying to medical, physician assistant (PA), or nursing school.
After successfully completing this program, students will take the National HealthCareer Association (NHA) certification exam to obtain a nationally accredited certification as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).
National Healthcareer Association (NHA) reports medical assistants to be one of the fastest-growing occupations. Clinical Medical Assistants (CMA) also known as Medical Assistants (MA) are usually found working in outpatient clinics and private doctor’s offices. They are an integral part of the medical team and contribute to the flow of patient care through a wide range of duties, including obtaining detailed patient history, obtaining vital signs, administering point of care testing, medications, injections, and vaccinations. Certified Clinical Medical Assistants (CCMA) assist with various clinical procedures, including minor surgical in-office interventions that require sterile protocol. Furthermore, medical assistants prepare patients for X-rays, take electrocardiograms, remove sutures, conduct wound care, change dressings, collect specimens and order proper laboratory studies, etc. Medical assistants also facilitate communication between the patient and other healthcare professionals.
Skills You'll Gain
We are committed to bridging the the clinical education gap through our innovative, comprehensive and convenient clinical certification training programs. Our training programs thoroughly train students to deliver competent and quality patient care while effectively working with interdisciplinary medical teams.
Medical, PA, and nursing schools seek students with a passion and commitment to medicine displayed through various set of healthcare experiences. This online Medical Assistant program provides in-depth clinical training and nationally recognized credentials so pre-health students can seamlessly obtain clinical positions and gain healthcare experience.
A CCMA certification can help boost your PA, medical, or nursing school application as it highlights your clinical competency in diagnostic & treatment procedures, direct patient care skills, complex medical decision-making capabilities, and passion for medicine, to name a few!