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Certified Medical Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Apprenticeship certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other. 510899

Description

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.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

16

Hours

300

Entrance Requirements

None

School

RSU 73 Spruce Mountain Adult Education

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Spruce Mountain Adult & Community Education

Local WIB

3 - Central Western Local Area 3

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

WIOA

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?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition

$4,000.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$4,000.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$4,000.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$4,000.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$12.00 per hour
Required Certification: CCMA
31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$15.00 per hour
Required Certification: CCMA

Provider Status

Approved

Address

9 Cedar St, Livermore Falls, Maine 04254

Phone Number

(207) 897-6406

Fax Number

(207) 897-6402

Last Updated

Jul 01, 2020

Created

Oct 18, 2017

Renewal

Oct 18, 2018