Clinical Medical Assisting
Play a key role in patient care through clinical and administrative duties by pursuing a career as a Certified Medical Assistant.
Medical Assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in outpatient or ambulatory care facilities, such as physicians offices and clinics. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.
Understand medical charts, diagnoses, treatments, and procedures.
Train to record and discuss patient information with physicians and other medical personnel, while
always remaining calm and professional.
Use basic clinical instruments to take a patient’s vital
signs, administer medications, run various lab tests, and assist the physician with minor
Areas of Study:
Taking medical histories
Performing basic laboratory tests
Preparing patients for examination
Assisting the physician during exams
Explaining treatment procedures
Collecting/preparing lab specimens
as directed by a physician
Transmitting prescription refills as directed
Electronic Health Records
Updating/filing patient medical records
Entering patient demographics
Clinical Medical Assisting I:
3 elective credits
1 science credit (anatomy)
Clinical Medical Assisting II:
3 elective credits
College credits available through an articulation agreement with Hocking College and through Career-Technical Assurance Guides (CTAGs)
CTAGs are transferrable to Ohio public colleges. Credits vary per program.
Industry Credentials Available:
National Health Career Association – Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)***
CPR First Aid***
OSHA 10-Hour Training***
***Industry credential recognized by ODE for points toward graduation.
Fees can be easily paid online, 24 hours a day. Learn more about paying class fees and adding to your student’s lunch account.
This program is participating in the Chromebook One to One Experience. An additional one-time fee to purchase a Chromebook will be waived if you are a returning student who has already participated in the Chromebook One to One Experience or if you are bringing your own technology. Learn more about the Chromebook One to One Experience.
To ask more questions about any program or to schedule a tour of our campus, contact Administrative Assistant to the Enrollment Coordinator, Mariellen Murray at (740) 201-3216 or MurrayM@DelawareAreaCC.org.