Become a certified Medical Assistant! Enrollment is open for November 2018 classes.

By on September 28, 2018
Medical Assistant Program

Medical Assistants are needed in the St. Louis area in a variety of healthcare settings. Medical Assistants (MAs) provide patient-focused services while performing administrative and basic clinical tasks in a clinical setting.

St. Louis Community College and SSM Health are partnering to provide a 29-week non-credit accelerated training program that combines classroom instruction with hands-on clinical practice. Individuals will also prepare for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certificate supported by the American Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Enrollment is open now for classes starting in November. The classroom instruction will be held at the St. Louis Community College Corporate College campus in Bridgeton and the clinical practice will be held in SSM Medical Group clinical locations in the St. Louis area. This training will take place Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

What you will learn from this program

  • Perform the basic patient care skills required of a medical assistant working in a clinical setting.
  • Demonstrate safe practices while caring for patients.
  • Apply generic healthcare knowledge so that abnormal changes can be easily observed and reported and to help plan for the holistic care of patients while recognizing each person’s individual needs.
  • Demonstrate workplace behavior skills.
  • Perform basic respiratory skills.
  • Perform the basic clerical skills required of a medical assistant working in a clinical or medical office setting both in the administrative and clinical areas.

Take advantage of this training opportunity and prepare to earn your Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification. Funding will be provided for those that are selected for the program.

For additional information contact Mat Favre at 314-644-9691.

About Kevin Talbot

Kevin Talbot is a Project Manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College.

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