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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Assistant Certificate

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Learn advanced skills in patient care and prepare to take exams for licensure.

Before enrolling in this program, students achieve passing scores on required College assessment tests and submit the following:

  • Health Declaration
  • Signed acknowledgement of receipt of drug screening policy
  • Residency affidavit
  • CPR at Health Care Provider Level (BLS)/first aid certification from a recognized training provider
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Proofof immunizations: Hepatitis B, MMR, Varicella, TDAP
  • TB Test (negative result or a negative chest X-ray)
What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options: Upon completion of this certificate, students are eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam, through the American Association of Medical Assistants, or the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam through the American Medical Technologists. Work as a Medical Assistant in physicians’ offices, medical centers, urgent care facilities, and outpatient clinics.
Academic Options: Continue your studies by taking courses to qualify as a practical nurse, registered nurse, or medical coding and billing specialist.
Gainful Employment Information: www.pima.edu/ge-crthpm

Department/Contact Information:

Dean: 520-206-5105
Lead Faculty: 520-206-5072

Conditional Enrollment Program:

You will be eligible to enroll in MDA courses once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRTHPM/9HPM

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