MEDICAL ASSISTANT CLASSES
The Medical Assistant (MA) works alongside the provider, mainly in medical offices and clinics. Many medical assistants are cross-trained to perform administrative and clinical duties. This 12-week course will introduce the student to medical terminology, pharmaceutical drugs, computer applications, greeting patients, answering telephones, and scheduling appointments, and more.
The student will also learn entry-level basics of insurance/billing, medications, injections, vaccinations, Coding, Lab draw skills, and 12-Lead EKG. All of this knowledge will prepare the student for the 4 – week (20 hours per week) clinical intern training at a Physician’s – office or an Outpatient / Urgent Care Facility and or Lab. There is no guarantee externship site will be close to your home, sites are limited. You are required to go to our contract sites unless you have a physician who is willing to let you do your externship at their office. A contract must be signed with the physician and Covenant.
The student will NOT automatically go on an externship opportunity, they must show professionalism, maturity, and safety in the classroom setting determined by the instructor. If you elect to take this course; CLEAR your calendar – ATTENDANCE is critical to passing the class. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Upon successful completion, of course, you are eligible to take the National Certification Exam through NHA and become a CCMA.
Deposit: $2000 ($2000 deposit and $175 registration/IT/Lab Fee) holds a seat in the class (Register early, due to Covid -19, seating is limited to 5) Balance due 1st day of class or before.
Scrub Color: Black scrub bottoms, white scrub top, closed in shoes
- Books and workbooks
- Online Access
- Lab materials and Waste removal Fees
- IT Fees
- School Patch
- Book Bag
- National Exam Prep and CMA Exam Fee thru NHA (Pay for CMA one time)
- Index Cards
- Box of gloves
- KN95 or N95 Mask