Method of Delivery
Instructional Program (CIP)
This program 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, professional workplace behavior, ethics, and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 96 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the externship opportunity students must successfully complete the 96-hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening, and meet other requirements. Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.
Program Length (Weeks)
High School Diploma or Equivalent
WIOA Approved Program
25 Keelson Drive, Rockport, Maine
4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4
Name of Credential
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Students may be eligible for coverage through various WIOA grants or incumbent worker training funds.
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
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?
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
$150.00 Scrubs may be required for a potential externship beyond the course requirements. Students may want their own stethoscope.
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost