This certificate prepares students for clinical duties in a health care setting, working under the direct supervision of a physician or other health practitioner. Students will develop the skills and knowledge required to effectively perform clinical functions including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid, while adhering to legal and ethical standards in the field.
Students who complete the Clinical Medical Assisting certificate can apply those courses to CCV’s Health Science (A.S.) program.
Clinical Medical Assisting Semester Map
Clinical Medical Assisting to Health Science - Certificate to Degree Map
For more information, consult the Medical Assisting Student Handbook 21-22 Catalog
You will be required to pass a criminal background check before enrolling in the Clinical Medical Assisting, which are required to complete this certificate. To start the process, go to: www.CastleBranch.com. Click on “Place Order” and enter package code: CQ01. You will then be directed to set up your CastleBranch account. The cost for this requirement is payable directly to CastleBranch online. These records are confidential.
Important Immunization Information
Allied health program students are required by the State of Vermont to provide documentation of immunizations