Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
(CCMA)

Medical Academy is proud to offer the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program. A medical assistant is a multi-skilled allied health care professional that specializes in procedures commonly performed in the ambulatory health care setting. With completion of this program and 120 hours of clinical internship, you will be given the opportunity to sit for the certification exam.

Certification Process

The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) is an entry-level certification that teaches students in 6 specific content areas including topics such as

  • Foundation Knowledge and Basic Science
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Clinical Patient Care
  • Patient Care Coordination and Education
  • Administrative Assisting
  • Communication and Customer Service
  • Medical Law & Ethics

Students gain certification through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).


Job Description

Medical assistants perform both clinical and administrative duties and assist a variety of providers including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Duties

  • Checking patients in and out upon arrival and departure
  • Answering phone calls and questions
  • Assisting providers with exams and procedures
  • Administering injections or medications
  • Working in the electronic health record (EHR)
  • Performing EKG, phlebotomy, and laboratory procedures
  • Taking patient vital signs

Duties

  • Employment of CCMAs expected grow 23% from 2014 to 2024
  • Having a nationally accredited certification, like the CCMA, can help you stand out
  • Many organizations are now offering career laddering opportunities for medical assistants with elevated responsibilities and pay
  • Elevated roles may include those of a scribe, health coach, patient navigator, population health manager and patient care coordinator.

To learn more about the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program, download the Program's brochure

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program Brochure