Clinical Medical Assistant Program

Certificate / diploma

The healthcare industry is rapidly growing, and it is expected to expand for many years to come. In line with this growth are increasing opportunities for passionate, career-minded individuals to enter this growing field. One of the most exciting roles is that of the Clinical Medical Assistant, which will offer you a chance to connect with patients and support physicians in a clinical setting. Clinical Medical Assistants may be found working in nearly every specialty. While they are typically found working in outpatient medical offices, you will discover career opportunities in medical facilities of every size.

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Your Clinical Medical Assistant Career

Some of the most important responsibilities you will have include these patient-centered activities:

  • Directly assist and support physicians and nurses in providing patient care.

  • Act as liaisons between patients and practitioners.

  • Perform clinical and administrative duties.

When it comes to patient care, you are the face of the practice, making sure that each patient feels comfortable as they participate in preventative and acute treatment for their medical conditions.

The Bridge Career Education Difference

Our Clinical Medical Assistant Program is a two-part program where you can look forward to developing your theoretical knowledge through classroom instruction along with practical hands-on training. You'll be given the opportunity to develop your skills in a real-world setting by participating in an externship at an actual clinic or medical office.  Some of the most important skills you will learn include:

  • Preparing patients for examinations and procedures

  • Assisting in minor surgeries

  • Recording vital signs

  • Collecting blood samples

  • Performing routine tests

  • Sterilizing equipment

  • Administering medications

  • Practicing infection control

  • Educating patients

  • Performing life-saving CPR

  • Completing back-office tasks, such as record-keeping

Once you have successfully completed your courses, final exam and externship, you will receive your Certificate of Completion as a Clinical Medical Assistant, and you will be eligible to take the National Certification Exam. We also offer career assistance, such as resume and interview guidance, and will help connect you to employers after completing the program.

Learn more about getting started in your career as a Clinical Medical Assistant by giving us a call at (619) 693-5857. Bridge Career Education offers the hands-on Medical Assistant Training you need at tuition rates that fit your budget. Contact Bridge Career Education today.

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