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Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Prep Program

MedCertify’s online Clinical Medical Assistant program prepares students for NHA’s Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), AMCA’s Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC), and an exciting new career in the medical field. In 6 months or less, you will learn, at your own pace, the skills needed to be a medical assistant. Along with certification prep and job training, our staff will help you enter the workforce through career development.

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Course Style

6 Months

Duration

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Total Flexibility

Online, on-demand training so you can study at your time and pace on any device – total flexibility.

6-Month Access

Students will have 6-months access to all the training material.

 

Student Coaching

Online support with student success coaches.

Mentor Support

Take advantage of weekday and weekend online live Zoom mentoring sessions.

Externship or Observation​

Students have the opportunity to be placed at local clinical facilities for observation or externship to advance their knowledge and practical skills.

Career Development

Career development with resume building and job placement assistance.

Courses

Courses

Clinical Medical Assistant – 12 Weeks

Medical Terminology – 4 Weeks

Anatomy and Physiology – 4 Weeks

Professional Office Development (POD) – 2 Weeks

Student Observation – Up to 40 Hours

Program Total Duration – 22 Weeks

CMA Overview

Clinical Medical Assistants are essential to medical practices, including offices of physicians, chiropractors, podiatrists, and many more. Roles and duties depend on the practice’s size, location, and specialization. CMA’s job duties usually include:

  • Blood preparation for laboratory tests.
  • Assist physicians with patient examinations.
  • Onboard patients, take vitals, and gather their health history.
  • With the physician’s direction, give injections.

Clinical Medical Assistants’ duties may also include: medical instrument sterilization, disposing of contaminated material, medical procedure preparation, removing stitches, performing EKGs, drawing blood, working with patients on diet and medication, and changing dressings.

Observation or Externship
Students will have the option to complete an observation/externship to get more hands-on skills for their new career.  If the student chooses to accept their observation/externship it requires the following:
  • At least 40 hours of Observation or Externship.
  • Must be under the direct supervision of Clinic, Pharmacy or Healthcare facility.
  • Obtain experience in both the Clinical and Administrative areas during their observation/externship period.

Observation/Externship is optional and not guaranteed,  Specific requirements are mandatory to participate in observation/externship.
Medical Office Simulation

MedCertify has included the Medical Office Simulation Software (MOSS) 3.0 in this program.  MOSS is a computer program designed to simulate the activities of a medical office. This software is be used by medical students to develop practical skills and knowledge in managing patient records, scheduling appointments, billing, coding, and other administrative tasks.

Using this software can provide several benefits to students, such as:

  1. Practical Experience: Medical students can use this software to gain practical experience in managing a medical office without the need for real-life patients. This experience can help them become more confident and efficient in their future medical careers.

  2. Time Management: The software can help students learn how to manage their time effectively and prioritize tasks based on urgency.

  3. Accuracy: The software can help students learn how to accurately record and manage patient information, ensuring that records are up-to-date and error-free.

  4. Cost-effective: The use of simulation software can be a cost-effective way to provide medical training without the need for expensive equipment or facilities.

  5. Self-Paced Learning: Students can learn at their own pace and can repeat activities until they feel confident in their skills.

Overall, MOSS can provide medical students with practical experience in managing a medical office. It can help them develop essential skills such as time management, accuracy, and patient record management, which can be valuable in their future medical careers. Each of our program offers different MOSS simulations that are relevant to the program they are completing.

Career & Certification

The Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) designation demonstrates to employers that certified individuals have the administrative and clinical knowledge of the medical assistant professional.

(NRCMA)
Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant

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The American Medical Certification Association is a provider of national certification exams in the allied healthcare industry.

(CMAC)
Clinical Medical Assistant Certification

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The National Healthcareer Association prepares the next generation of healthcare workers through validated, nationally recognized certifications.

(CCMA)
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Career Paths
  • Medical & Health
  • Services Manager
  • Medical Records & Health Information Technicians
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Medical and Clinical
  • Laboratory Technologist
  • Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
Job Outlook

According to bls.gov, there are over 743,500 jobs you are eligible to apply for as a Clinical Medical Assistant. This industry is one of the largest in the country.

Earning Potential

On average, the salary for Clinical Medical Assistants is $40,538 per year, according to salary.com. This could be your potential future income!

Career Development

Career development with resume building and job placement assistance.

Mentor Support

Students will have 6-months access to all the training material.

Exam Fee

One certification exam fee is covered by us with tuition. *Ask for more details.

Tuition

Financing Options Are Available

Students who enroll in MedCertify’s career training programs come from different backgrounds. Whether you’re a first-time student, recently unemployed or just seeking a new career, we provide different financing and scholarship opportunities to help pay for your education. Please speak with one of our admissions representatives to discuss your financing options and opportunities.

Military Spouses

The MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account) Scholarship is strictly for military spouses and is used as a workforce development program. In addition, the MyCAA scholarship provides up to $4,000 tuition assistance.

This scholarship will help military spouses cover the entire cost of courses at MedCertify as they pursue certificates and certifications necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high growth portable career fields, and occupations. Let an Admission Representative discuss the scholarship with you today!

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Separated Veterans

The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) implemented Priority of Service for all Veterans to provide scholarship assistance through SWAs, local WIBs, One‐Stop Career Centers, and other targeted grantees. 

Priority of service means the right of veterans to take precedence over a non‐covered person in obtaining all employment and training services.

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Unemployment

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program offers scholarships to certain dislocated workers in the United States. Adults that have been terminated or laid off (including self-employed), eligible for or exhausted unemployment income and unlikely to return to industry or occupation are eligible for this scholarship. 

Spouses of a member of the Armed Forces who lost employment due to permanent change in duty station or is unemployed, underemployed and has difficulty finding or upgrading employment may also be eligible.

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Low Income

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a program developed by the U.S. Department of Labor to help improve the public workforce system and help low income adults and other eligible adults meeting certain criteria. WIOA also helps employers hire and retain skilled workers. MedCertify has partnered with the Department of Labor to offer courses that prepare students for national certification in the medical, business, and IT fields.

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Self Financing

At MedCertify, we understand the importance of flexible payment options for our students. Our goal is to make education accessible and affordable, allowing you to focus on your studies and career development. Click below to view our self-financing options that are designed to suit your financial needs.

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