Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
Wesson Campus, Natchez Campus
A Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) is a vital member of the healthcare team as he or she works alongside doctors and nurses to obtain laboratory specimens, assist with minor procedures, perform electrocardiograms, provide patient education, administer injections, and office administration functions.
Class topics include medical terminology, basic pharmacology, nutrition, psychology, anatomy and physiology, clinical patient care, infection control, testing and laboratory procedures, phlebotomy, patient care coordination and education, administrative assistant skills, medical law , and ethics. Students will be required to attend classroom theory, lab, and clinical rotations.
After successful completion of all requirements, students will test for the National Healthcareer Association CCMA National Board exam for licensure.
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