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Quality industry training without the burden of student loan debt.

Course Outlines are developed with the cooperation of industry representatives from the career area for which the courses are designed. All course outlines are approved by the Board of Education and certified by the California Department of Education. All course outlines are aligned to the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards and California State Content Standards in Language Arts and Mathematics.

Certified Medical Assistant

School: SoCal ROC
Course ID: 424
Availability: Call 310-224-4200
  • The CAAHEP-accredited Medical Assisting program at the Southern California Regional Occupational Center has a job placement rate of 100% for the 2016 admission cohort.

  • The graduate satisfaction for the 2016 admission cohort is 100%.

  • The employer satisfaction rate for the 2016 admission cohort is 100%.

You will acquire a variety of clinical skills including utilizing Universal/Standard Precautions, administering injections, performing venipuncture and electrocardiography, assisting with medical office procedures, and the correct use of medical terminology. You will discover a dynamic approach to administrative skills including medical law and ethics, patient records, receptionist duties, and an introduction to computers and insurance. Basic computer and math skills are strongly recommended. Students are required to complete 160 hours of unpaid externship. Externship is mandatory. The Certified Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756 727/210-2350 (www.caahep.org) Only graduates of CAAHEP accredited programs are eligible to sit for the AAMA National Certification Test. In order to apply for the national exam, the applicant must provide a social security number. Only students who successfully complete the accredited course and pass the written exam become Certified Medical Assistants (CMA) and are eligible to receive a Certificate of Competency from SoCal ROC.

For the enrollment requirements, please review the course prerequisites letter.

Externship is mandatory.

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SoCal ROC

Address: 2300 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90501 U.S.

Phone: 310-224-4200