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Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Clinical Medical Assistant Information Night

with Anne Patterson

Free

Join us on Wednesday, January 8 from 6-7pm for information about the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program. Pre-registration is helpful. Email: mdiae@mdirss.org or call 288-4703.

Please read the following information about the course:

Our Clinical Medical Assistant program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare.  This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle.  Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider.  To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements.                       

Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.                                                                    

Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship

Student Tuition: $2,599 (Textbooks included)

(Optional) Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours

  • Jan 8th, 2020
    Wed from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

MDI Adult Ed Building (by the high school track)

1081 Eagle Lake Rd.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 Get directions

Location map for MDI Adult Ed Building (by the high school track)




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