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Clinical Medical Assistant Program

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Clinical Medical Assistant Program

Clinical Medical Assistant-Back Office (CMA)
The CMA assists physicians with routine examinations and treatments including: laboratory procedures, vital signs, injections, EKG, urinalysis, vision tests and more.  This exciting 27-week (772 hr) program includes a 9-week externship in a local medical facility. Upon satisfactory completion of this course, students will receive a certificate of completion in Clinical Medical Assisting.
The CMA class includes the following

  • Medical Ethics, Law and Liability
  • Medical Terminology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Clinical Duties and Medical Screening
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Minor Surgery Preparation
  • Infection Control
  • Pharmacology
  • CPR and Emergency First Aid
  • Study Skills and Computer Literacy 

CMA Class Information

  • Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Optional remediation available
  • Program cost $4,500
  • Other costs approximately $600 for books, supplies, uniforms and health requirements
  • Financial Aid is available for those who qualify
  • Must have access to a laptop computer

 CMA Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Pass the Level A TABE Placement Tests with a minimum score of 10.0
  • Have a valid government issued I.D.
  • CAE health requirements completed
  • Submit a Clinical Medical Assistant Application to the Nursing Department

Students with felony or misdemeanor convictions may have issues with placements in clinicals or externships

 Upcoming CMA class

  • January 2021

 If you have questions, please call Fran Quenga at 559-327-2802 or email at [email protected]

How to Get Started

Step 1:  Register for the TABE test ($15.00)

Step 2:  Submit a CMA Application.  You also will need:

  • A government issued Photo I.D.
  • High School Diploma or HSE/GED® 

Nursing and Allied Health Department

Office RoomA8 
Monday Thru Thursday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm 
Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm 
Phone: (559) 327-2860 
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