The Medical Assistant training is for people who want to work with patients in a clinical setting. Program graduates can expect to begin careers as clinical medical assistants and will be doing their externship with our lead employer, Integrated Healthcare Partners. Students will learn a wide array of skills including patient triage, patient education, specimen collection, injections, vital signs, ECGs, social determinants of health, and a wide array of other skills to prepare them for success after graduation.
The Medical Assistant training runs for approximately 16 weeks, 30 hours per week (12 weeks of training and 4 weeks in a clinical externship) and employment assistance is included with the program.
If interested in applying, please complete our Program Inquiry Form.
Interviews have concluded for the cohort starting February 19.
- GED or high school diploma is required.
- Must be a Rhode Island resident.
- Bilingual students are encouraged to apply.
Due to the nature of this program, full immunizations are required for participation. The COVID-19 vaccine is required, and the booster is required if it has been more than two (2) months since your last dose. No exceptions for students.
Program Start Date: February 19, 2024
Monday through Friday
CCRI Flanagan Campus, Lincoln
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