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Certificate in Clinical Medical Assisting

San Joaquin Valley College

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Description

SJVC's online Certificate in Clinical Medical Assisting program has been created for those individuals who are looking to develop the extensive understanding that is needed for supporting physicians and direct patient care in a variety of medical settings.

As students work through this online medical assisting certification program will participate in both classroom and laboratory instruction in order to develop the understanding need to provide quality assistant in any type of clinical setting.

Throughout the online clinical assisting certification program, students will study injection administration, electrocardiograms, CPR & first aid, assisting in minor surgery.

This is an ideal certification program for any individuals who re looking to join the growing field of healthcare in positions, such as:

  • Clinical medical assistant
  • Medical secretary
  • Occupational health assistant
  • Laboratory assistant

This program provides students with the knowledge that is needed for preparing for additional education and training in order to move in to positions, such as:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • advanced nursing positions

Graduates have the option of continuing on to an Associate of Science degree program, and will be prepared to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant Exam (RMA).

Accreditation Information

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

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