Industry certification, Apprenticeship certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Instructional Program (CIP)
This program in partnership with Franklin Memorial Hospital is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at Franklin Memorial Hospital and other local healthcare provider offices for 160 hours. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the one day job shadow, our 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students will sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
Spruce Mountain Adult & Community Education
3 - Central Western Local Area 3
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - National Healthcareer Association
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost