Medical Clinical Assistant Training

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Medical Clinical Assistant Training 2018-01-12T16:38:20+00:00
Class lengthPeriod of Study: 10-Months
Type of classType of Study: On-Campus
Type of classFinancial Aid: Available for those who Qualify

Get the Skills to Be a Medical Assistant in 10-Months

Medical Clinical Assistants have a direct impact on the care and wellbeing of others, and also help to keep the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners running smoothly.

Becoming a Skilled Medical Clinical Assistant

The Medical Clinical Assistant Training Program provides the skills and training it takes to become a qualified healthcare professional. Graduates of this program are prepared to work in a variety of interesting medical environments including hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, and home health care.

Using a blend of hands-on training, practical experience and guidance from real healthcare professionals, this program allows you to pursue a rewarding medical position, without spending years in school.

Course content includes:

  • Front Office Duties
  • Medical Terminology
  • Computer Applications
  • Basic Medical Office Procedures
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Records Management

Plus, you’ll receive practical instruction in pharmacology and phlebotomy (drawing blood).

As a successful graduate, you’ll feel confident and fully prepared to move into any Medical Clinical Assisting environment after gaining so much focused training and support during your program.

Real-World Experience – Professional Clinical Externship

Medical Assisting is a hands-on job. There’s no better way to learn than by actually working side-by-side with doctors and other medical professionals in a real healthcare setting.

As a student in this program, you have the opportunity to complete a supervised Clinical Externship. Externships are an excellent way to get a feel for your new career, gain real-world job experience and make valuable industry contacts before you graduate.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program may pursue the following positions:

  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Home Health Aide
  • Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
  • Medical Reception/Receptionist
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Patient Registration/Service Representative
  • Personal Care Assistantand More!

Nationally Recognized Certification

Valley College is an approved testing site for NHA (National Healthcareer Association) certifications.

As a graduate of the Medical Clinical Assistant program, you may choose to enhance your credentials by taking the CCMA Certification Exam (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant). This is a nationally recognized certification that adds value to your resume and helps you show employers you have what they’re looking for.

Program offered at: Martinsburg Campus, Beckley Campus, Princeton Campus

Take the First Step Towards a New Career

If you’re interested in learning more about your possible career opportunities as a Medical Clinical Assistant, and exploring whether this is the right career field for you, fill out the sign-up form on this page to receive more information.

To speak to a friendly and knowledgeable Admissions Rep, call the Valley College campus nearest you.

Beckley: 304-362-6929

Martinsburg: 304-451-3172

Princeton: 304-579-8767


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Is Distance Learning a Good Fit for You?

Online Learning takes some self-discipline. It can be a great option for individuals with small children, those who want to keep working while going to school, individuals with transportation issues and/or those who live out of area.
  • No Commute
  • No Rigid Schedule
  • No Need to Confirm to a Set Learning Style
As a distance learning student, you’ll train online – but you’re far from on your own. Dedicated instructors are available to provide personalized instruction. Support is never far away. If you live within driving distance of one of our campuses, you are welcome to meet in person with on-campus staff, available to work with you when you need the help. Access your program 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, at your convenience. Create the change you want in your life, in a way that works for you.

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