Medical Assistant

Program Type: Hybrid
Program Level: Continuing Education
Department: Continuing Education
Institute: Health & Biosciences
College: PAC

What is the Medical Assistant program?

Earn a CCMA Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification. Medical assistants perform routine clinical and administrative duties under the direct supervision of a physician or other healthcare professionals. They perform a variety of administrative duties including, but not limited to, taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination, collecting and preparing lab specimens, and assisting other medical professionals during diagnostic examinations. (Exam Voucher Included)

 

Courses 

  • CPR for Healthcare Providers - EMSP 1019
  • Medical Terminology - MDCA 1013
  • Pharmacology HPRS - 1091
  • Anatomy & Physiology - MDCA 1009
  • Phlebotomy & EKG Procedures - MDCA 1091
  • Clinical Competency/Review - MDCA 1017
  • Medical Insurance & Billing - HITT 1013
  • Medical Software - MDCA 2031
  • File Mgmt for the Med Office - POFT 1023
  • Medical Law & Ethics - MDCA 1000
  • Practical Application - Cert. Review MDCA 1054

 

Program Information

Time Commitment

359 Contact Hours

14 Week Training

Certification

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Career Outlook

Learn more at the Alamo Colleges Career Coach website

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Program Requirements         CE Allied Health Requirements Checklist

Possess proficiency in English (reading, writing, and speaking skills)

You are at least eighteen (18) years of age

Have a high school diploma or GED

Must have access to computer/tablet and internet

 

Tuition

$5,000
Effective Sept 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022
 

Financial Aid Resources

Contact Information

CE Tier 2

Phone: 210-212-5266 (Option 4)
Email: CETier2@alamo.edu
Campus: District Support Office

CE Specialist 

Vanessa Bailey

Phone:210-485-0845
Email:
dst-alamoICD@alamo.edu
Campus: District Support Office

CE Specialist

Vanessa Barrera

Phone:210-485-0860
Email:
dst-alamoICD@alamo.edu
Campus: District Support Office

Additional Information

For assistance with program information or registration, email us at CETier2@alamo.edu and our CE staff will get back to you. Thank you.