Medical Assisting Program

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.

Program Highlights:

  • 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

    surgical procedures.

Areas of Study:

  • Taking medical histories

  • Vital Signs

  • Drawing blood

  • Taking electrocardiograms

  • Patient education

  • Performing basic laboratory tests

  • Preparing patients for examination

  • Assisting the physician during exams

  • Explaining treatment procedures

  • Collecting/preparing lab specimens

  • Preparing/administering medications

    as directed by a physician

  • Transmitting prescription refills as directed

  • Electronic Health Records

  • Answering telephones

  • Welcoming patients

  • Updating/filing patient medical records

  • Scheduling appointments

  • Entering patient demographics

  • HIPAA training

Credits Available:

  • 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***

  • HIPAA Certification***

***Industry credential recognized by ODE for points toward graduation.

Download the full Clinical Medical Assisting fact sheet in English, en Español, or Somali.

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Fees can be easily paid online, 24 hours a day. Learn more about paying class fees and adding to your student’s lunch account.

Clinical Medical Assisting I Fee Sheet

Clinical Medical Assisting II Fee Sheet

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


Victoria Swonger

4565 Columbus Pike | Delaware, OH 43015

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