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Oxnard, CA 93030

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Medical Assistant Program

Medical Assistant is smalling to the camera.
Medical Assistant Administrative- Front Office
The medical assistant is smiling at the camera.
Medical Assistant Clinical - Back Office
Medical Terminology
Medical Terminology
The medical Assistant is speaking with the client.
Medical Assistant Externship

Please contact our CTE Program Specialist, Valeria Balderrama, to schedule your Medical Careers entrance exam or discuss our programs (805) 394-8229 or email valeria.balderrama@oxnardunion.org  

Medical Assistant Administrative (Front Office) Online 
This course provides students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors necessary for successful entry into the front office position in a medical clinic, health care agency, or physician’s office as a medical assistant. Administrative duties include welcoming patients, maintaining medical records, scheduling appointments, and bookkeeping. This course is an excellent introduction to medical administration and is one in a  series of four classes required to take and pass the California Certified Medical Assistant exam. (online instruction).

Instructor Section Location Class Dates                                           Days Hours Fee               Textbook

Balderrama

Balderrama

 6040

6042

Online 

 

Online 

Aug 31 – Dec 16, 2020

Sep 3 – Dec 17, 2020

 Th

Th

 8:30- 10 am
+ 4.5 hrs. online hrs.
5:30-7 pm + online hrs.

$600

$95
$85 SIM Card

Prerequisite: Medical Careers entrance exam is required.  The applicant must be able to type 25 WPM or more. Free typing test available at OAS immediately following the Medical Careers entrance exam. Intermediate computer literacy skills are required.
Medical Careers Entrance Exam Schedule:  
Wednesday, November 18, 2020   9:30 am
Thursday, December 17,  2020   9:30 am

Medical Assistant Clinical (Back Office) Hybrid – Online and in-class instruction

This course provides students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors necessary for a successful entry into the back office position in a medical clinic, health care agency, or physician’s office as a medical assistant. Clinical duties include recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, assisting the physician during an exam and administering medications as directed. This course is one in a series of four classes required to take the California Certified Medical Assistant Exam. Flexible schedule – Select your own Theory and Clinical date and time.

Instructor Section* Location Class Dates   Days Hours Fee               Textbook& Supplies

Ruiz

Balderrama

Balderrama

6050

6056

6052

  Online

  OAS-17 Skills Lab  
OAS-17
Skills Lab

Oct 5 – Feb 18, 2020
Oct 6 – Feb 19, 2020
Oct 7 – Feb 20, 2020

 M

 T

 W

8:30-11:30 am
+3 hrs. online
 5:30-8:30 pm
+ 3 hrs. online
5:30-8:30 pm  + 3 hrs. online

$600

$150 Text & Study Guide
$85 Sim Chart
$35 BP Cuff & Stethoscope

Prerequisite: Medical Careers entrance exam is required.  The applicant must be able to type 25 WPM or more. Free typing test available at OAS immediately following the Medical Careers entrance exam. Intermediate computer literacy skills are required.
Medical Careers Entrance Exam Schedule:
Wednesday, November 18, 2020  9:30 am
Thursday, November 17, 2020  9:30 am

Medical Terminology Online 
Learn the language of medicine. This course is an introduction to medical terminology in an easy and straightforward manner. Lessons include how to build medical terms and how these terms relate to different body systems. Learn basic anatomy and physiology as you develop your list of terms. This course is exactly what you need to begin your medical career, improve your knowledge for your current job, or develop the vocabulary you need to communicate with doctors or other medical professionals. This course is one in a series of four classes required to take the California Certified Medical Assistant Exam.

Instructor Section Location Class Dates                                           Days Hours Fee           Textbook
Ruiz   6900 OAS -7 +
Online
Oct 7 – Dec 15, 2020    T 9am-11am
+ 2 hrs. online
$300 $48
Medical Assistant Externship

This valuable class will give you experience working as an extern in the medical field. This course is the last in a series of four classes required to take the California Certified Medical Assistant Exam. The first two weeks will be in the classroom and online; the next 10 weeks will be assigned to an externship site.  The externship provides supervised directed practice in a physician’s office or medical clinic and meets California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants certification examination requirements. This experience will emphasize the development of medical front-office and clinical back-office skills with consideration for ethical and legal concepts.  After completing this class, the student will be prepared for an entry-level position in the medical field with basic job skills and professional experience. 

Prerequisites: To be eligible to intern a student must have successfully completed both Medical Assistant Administrative (front office) and Medical Assistant Clinical (back office).  Also, completion or concurrent enrollment in Medical Terminology is required.    Students must have a current CPR card and TB clearance, Hep B series & current immunizations and flu vaccines prior to clinical training.  

Instructor Section Location Class Dates                                           Days Hours Fee              
TBD  TBD OAS SPRING 2021: February 22 – May 28, 2021  Varied  Up to 10 hrs. per week $300          

Oxnard Adult School is not permitted to send students who have been convicted of a crime (other than a minor traffic violation) to clinical sites unless they obtain clearance under California law.  All students will be required to go to the authorized Live Scan Site to have fingerprints electronically submitted to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Drug screening during externship may be required by some clinical sites.