Earn your Medical Assistant Certification in as little as 10 months!
Community Care College is the only Medical Assistant program in the Tulsa area accredited by ABHES. Our graduates are able to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant or CMA (AAMA) Examination. The CMA is nationally recognized as the “gold standard of Medical Assisting certifications” and allows the recipient to work anywhere in the United States without having to attain additional education, licensure, or credential in another state.
*Graduates of the online program are eligible to sit for the RMA, not the CMA
Learn core skills in the healthcare field including measuring Vital Signs, recording a Patient History, assisting in Physical Exams, administering Vision and Auditory Testing, performing Eye and Ear Irrigations, applying a dressing or a cast, performing CPR and First Aid, providing Patient Education, and Medication Administration.
Our on-site facilities will allow you to practice:
- Bacterial culture growth and evaluation
- Pulmonary Function Tests
- Autoclave usage
- Assisting in Minor Surgical procedures
- Capillary Blood collections and CLIA-waived lab tests
A Full Experience
Our curriculum is geared towards giving you knowledge of the Body Systems (Anatomy and pathophysiology), as well as medical terminology. Administrative front office skills are also discussed, including scheduling appointments, medical records, diagnosis and procedural coding, supply inventory, office accounting, and professionalism.
Medical Assistants combine their clinical and administrative skills for careers in physician’s offices, specialty practices, urgent care clinics, or other healthcare facilities. They’re usually the person that helps the patient feel comfortable before the doctor comes in for the appointment and performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to help the patients feel better.
Examples of administrative and clinical responsibilities for Medical Assistants:
- Schedule patient appointments
- Measure Vital Signs
- Take the medical history and update electronic health records
- Take the patient’s medical history and update it in the Electronic Medical Records
- Provide patient education and prepare patients for examinations
- Assist the provider during examinations
- Collect and process laboratory specimens
- Perform electrocardiograms
- Remove sutures, change dressings, perform first aid
- Calculate, prepare, and administer medications as ordered by the provider
- Perform phlebotomy (draw blood)
- Coordinate referrals, hospital admissions, and surgical procedures as ordered by the provider
- Create insurance claims and perform billing processes