|NVCC 2000-2001 Catalog|
|CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT|
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Purpose: The Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate is designed to prepare multi-skilled health care practitioners to perform clinical functions in the pre-hospital environment including physicians' offices, urgent care facilities, and nursing homes.
Students must comply with all General Admission Requirements for Annandale Campus Health Technology Programs. (See page 91.)
Total credits for the Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate = 34.
1 Upon successful completion of RAD 110 and RAD 195, students are eligible to apply for Virginia Limited Licensure in Radiography.
2 5 weeks/3 days per week - 120 hours to include at least 100 successful venipunctures and 25 successful dermal punctures, and observation of 5 arterial punctures. Upon successful completion of MDL 105 and MDL 196, students are eligible for national certification in phlebotomy.
3 8 weeks/2 days per week - 128 hours to include patient care skills appropriate to assigned facility. Upon successful completion of CMA Certificate, students are eligible to sit for national certification in Medical Assisting RMA(AMT).
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