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Central Texas College Continuing Education Allied Health Career Training Program of Study

Clinical Medical Assistant Program Summary: As a Clinical Medical Assistant the student will be trained to help the physician carry out procedures, care for patients, perform basic lab tests and administer medications. The Clinical Medical Assistant works in a physician's office or a clinic setting. This course combines classroom instruction of 134 hours and an offsite externship of 160 hours to provide students with a comprehensive learning experience. (Total hours ­ 294) Starting Pay: U.S. Department of Labor national average: $10 ­ 16 per hour. According to the U.S. Department of Labor employment of medical assistants is expected to increase more than 35% through the year 2016. State Requirements: Upon successful completion of this course, student will receive a certificate of completion meeting the necessary requirements to work as a Clinical Medical Assistant. Schedule: Designed for busy adults, classes are held on evenings, afternoons and/or weekends. Externships coordinated by Boston Reed College. Student Pre-requisites: Minimum 18 years of age and high school completion or its equivalent. Students need competency in, or completion of a basic computer operations course. Students will be required to have access to the Internet, printing capabilities and an email address. Prior to placement in an externship, students will need to show proof of completion of CPR for the Healthcare Provider course, a health examination including TB testing and submission of a resume. Students must also have a basic mastery of English reading and comprehension and Math basics.

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