8/19/2024 – 5/15/2025
910 Hour Program

Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $10,082* (Pell Grant Eligible; GI Bill)
Class Size Limited to 17 Students
Registration Closes: 8/12/2024

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Join the career that cares! Become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant. Medical Assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and medical practice. Medical Assistants enjoy contact with patients while working alongside physicians and other healthcare professionals. Topics include:

  • Medication Administration
  • Administrative Office Skills
  • Electronic Health Records
    Clinical Procedures
  • Phlebotomy (Blood Draws)
  • Communication Skills
  • Patient Education
  • Medical Law/Ethics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy/Physiology
  • Healthcare Math
  • First Aid/CPR
  • OSHA and Bloodborne Pathogens Training
  • Resume Writing, Interviewing, and Job Readiness
  • Employability Skills
  • 160 Hours Non-Paid Practicum

Candidates must be 18 years of age by January 1 of the current school year. Must have basic computer skills including the ability to work with Microsoft Office Word. Qualifying students will sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT), and Certified EKG Technician (CET) certification exams. All certifications are through National Healthcare Association (NHA). College credit is available through the American Council on Education (ACE) and Career Technical Credit Transfer (CT)2. Students will sit for the National Career Readiness asessments (ACT WorkKeys). The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355 113th Street North, Seminole, FL 33775, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org.

Learning ModulesPracticumCertificationsAdvisory Council Members
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Office Administration Skills
  • Administrative Office Skills
  • Therapeutic Communications/Psychology/Law & Ethics
  • Healthcare Law & Ethics
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Medical Math
  • Job Readiness
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Safety and Emergency Procedures
  • 160 hours non-paid practicum
  • Physical Exam
  • Required vaccinations
  • 2-step TB skin test
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
  • Certified EKG Technician (CET)
  • CPR Certification
Dr. Joseph Blackburn South Court Family Physicians
Ms. Maria Breahna MetroHealth
Ms. Rebecca Dice Community Health Care Inc.
Ms. Teresa Duncan Cleveland Clinc
Ms. Lynn Emmons SHC/The Arc of Medina
Ms. Carrie Geissman Cleveland Clinic Medina General Hospital
Ms. Jennifer Griebeler Cleveland Clinic Hematology
Ms. Jessica Hazeltine Self-Employed Freelance Event Specialist
Ms. Martha Janczura Medina County Career Center
Ms. Beth Kereszturi VP Digital Strategies
Ms. Samantha Meng Milltown Family Physicians
Ms. Robin Miller Community Member
Mrs. Barb Natterer Retired
Ms. Melissa Tidey Cleveland Clinic Medina General Hospital
Ms. Tammy Wireman Community Member
Ms. Andrea Ziemer PSI Solution

Financial Aid may be available for qualified students.

Admission Requirements:

Students must be able to understand the physical demands associated with the profession. Examples of these requirements include but are not limited to the following: Medical assistants may be on their feet 6-12 hours at a time, performing activities that include reaching, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, bending, crouching, kneeling and balancing. They must be physically able to perform CPR/First Aid, maneuver in small spaces quickly and with ease, perform fine motor skills that require hand/eye coordination in the use of small instruments and equipment; lifting and moving patients is often required and the use of correct body mechanics will help minimize injuries to the back. Most procedures require that medical assistants have the ability to hear and see well for the accurate completion of tasks. Listening to blood pressures, taking a medical history, observing patients, performing phlebotomy, and identifying microorganisms under a microscope are some of the routine tasks and procedures performed daily in a medical facility. Manual dexterity is also needed for manipulating certain instruments and for entering data using a computer. It is important that medical assistants learn to develop the ability to communicate well verbally and non-verbally with patients during their jobs.

Candidates must be 18 years of age by January 1 of current school year. Qualifying students will sit for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) and the Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) certification. Graduates earn 18 semester/29 quarter hours of CT2 College Credit.

2023 Medical Assisting Education Review Board Annual Report
(Policy 210; Standard V.A.4)

The Medical Assisting program at the Medina County Career Center (MCCC) are proud to present the five-year weighted average 2019-2023 for graduate satisfaction and employer satisfaction rates. The survey outcomes listed below are based on the most recent Annual Report submitted to the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Medical Assisting Annual Report (ARF): 5 YEARS

DATE RETENTION JOB PLACEMENT EXAM PASSAGE
2023 90% 92% 87%
2022 95% 95% 89%
2021 97% 93% 98%
2020 92% 97% 92%
2019 99% 94% 98%
5-Year Average 95% 94% 93%

The Medina County Career Center Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
9355 113th Street North
Seminole, FL  33775
mail@caahep.org
727.210.2350
www.caahep.org

Medical Assistants Job Outlook According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (CIP Code-51.0801)
(SOC Code 31-9092)

Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 14 percent from 2022 to 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 114,600 openings for medical assistants are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire. The median annual wage for medical assistants was $38,270 in May 2022.

Medina County Career Center Adult Education division is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone 770-396-3898/FAX: 770-396-3790.

*Included book/supply fee is non-refundable