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Medical Assistant 1: Intro to Medical Assisting

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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
System Requirements:

You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection.


Class Delivery:

This class will be held via Zoom unless otherwise specified.

Teacher: Leonor Gonzalez

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this medical training:

Module 1:  Introduction to Medical Assisting / Law & Ethics and Emergency Procedures

Understand the profession of Medical Assisting as well as the laws and ethical issues involved in working with patients.   Student will obtain basic knowledge of emergency procedures and how to triage such conditions.

The Medical Assistant Program is a 30week curriculum which consists of both front and back office training plus 160 hours of externship. The course is designed to prepare students to perform all required skills/duties in an ambulatory care or outpatient care facility. Students who complete the program successfully will be awarded a certificate or program completion and will be qualified to apply to the California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants for Certification. Certification opens more doors and increases the individual’s opportunities for employment.

This 30 week course is divided into 6 modules; each module is 5weeks long; 240 hours of lecture and lab skills followed by 160 hours of externship.  Total Program hours: 400   Every  student  is  expected  to  meet  all  course  requirements  before  being  eligible  for completion. 

Textbook and class materials: Medical Assistant texbook and clinical supplies inlcuded. 

 PRE-REQUISITES:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • A High School Diploma (or OFFICIAL transcripts) or GED certificate is REQUIRED.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy

Please choose your classes carefully. No refunds issued unless a class is cancelled by El Camino College. Electronic credit vouchers in the amount of the class registration fee less a $20 service fee per class will be issued upon requests received no later than 3 full business days before the first class meeting. Electronic credit vouchers are applicable toward a future Community Education class and are valid for 3 years. Special policy for excursions and special events: Refund requests for excursions and special events must be received no later than 2 weeks (10 full business days) before the scheduled excursion or event.

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