Medical Assistant Training Program MC02

The Medical Assistant Program prepares the individual for the responsibilities of the medical assistant in a medical office, clinic or hospital environment. The administrative program training includes: scheduling, billing, ICD-10 coding procedures, insurance form preparation, and electronic medical office computer skills.  The clinical instruction includes: vital sign status, patient screening, basic lab and out-patient surgical procedures, phlebotomy skills, CPR/First Aid certification in adult/child/infant and pain management. Classroom instruction includes: Anatomy and Physiology of the human body, disease management, medical terminology and pharmacology.  Career Development Life Skills include: resume assistance and interview processing. At completion of classroom instruction, the student is required to complete 160 hours of a clinical externship at an approved medical facility.  

For entrance into this program, the requirements are:  a pretest, knowledge of basic computer skills and Microsoft windows, an interview and high school diploma. A criminal records background check is mandatory, additional fee is the responsibility of the student.  Upon completion of both the classroom and externship components, the student will be awarded a certificate of completion and is eligible to sit for the National Competency Certification Test (NCCT). Information regarding application and additional fee for the NCCT will be distributed upon completion of the course and certification is the responsibility of the student.

This course runs from September through June at Gaylord Hospital and Mark T. Sheehan High School. Class meets two nights a week, Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30-9:30 pm and every other Thursday from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Required textbooks are approximately $300.00

This course runs from September through June at Gaylord Hospital. Class meets two nights a week, Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m., and every other Thursday 5:30 - 8:30pm Required textbooks approximately $300.00 Please contact the Learning Center at 203-294-3900, immediately if you are interested in this course. Class size is limited. C. Berube, Coordinator, email

Sessions:  48
Dates:  1/15/2020 to 6/9/2021
Meeting Times:  Wednesday 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:  Sheehan High School A242, A243 & A248
Darlene Kirychuck, RNBC
$2,950.00   (Class Fee)
Discounts & Other Fees:
$50 off for Residents

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