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Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Thank you for your interest in our Medical Assisting Program. If you would like to be notified when we schedule entrance exam appointments for summer/early fall of 2021, please provide your name and contact information on this Career Technical Education Interest Form
For additional program information, please contact our CTE Program Specialist, Valeria Balderrama (805) 351-3773 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 SectionLocation Class Dates                                           DaysHoursFee               Textbook

Balderrama

 6043

  Online 

Jan 28 – Jun 3, 2021

Th

 5:30-7:30 pm + 4 hrs. online

$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 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  DaysHoursFee               Textbook& Supplies

Ruiz

Balderrama

 

6051

6056

 

  OAS-10 Skills Lab

  OAS-10 Skills Lab  

Feb 23 to Jun 8, 2021
Feb 23 to Jun 8, 2021

 T

 T

 W

8:30-11:30 am
+3.5 hrs. online
 5:30-8:30 pm  + 3.5 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 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 SectionLocation Class Dates                                           DaysHoursFee           Textbook
Thorpe 6900OAS -7 +
Online
Feb 22 to June 10, 2021   M5:30 pm-7:30 pm
+ 3 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. Qualified applicants please contact Valeria Balderrama valeria.balderrama@oxnardunion.org for information regarding our spring 2021 externship schedule.

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, TB clearance, Hep B series, current immunizations and flu vaccines prior to clinical training.