School of Applied Technology

Clinical Medical Assisting (KCM2)

Certificate of Completion
950 Hours

Clinical medical assistants work in clinics, doctor’s offices, and hospitals, performing routine clinical tasks. Clinical duties may include taking medical histories, recording vital signs, explaining procedures, preparing patients for examinations, and assisting physicians during the exams.

Occupations in this Area

For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 31-9092.00 Medical Assistants

Tuition and Fees

  • Application fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $2,052.00
  • Student Fees: $142.50
  • Lab Fees: $145.00
  • Books/Supplies: $523.40 - Books required for the first day in the healthcare classroom – ask your advisor when this will happen

Total Estimated Cost: $2,696.50
(subject to change without notice)

Financial Aid

VA, PELL

Course/Program Delivery Model

This program is offered in a Competency Based Education (CBE) format. Students will be expected to invest a minimum of 15 hours per week on coursework and will enroll in one course at a time according to the established sequence with tuition and fees assessed for each course individually.  Students receiving Federal Financial Aid or VA funding please contact your academic advisor for specific information regarding eligibility.

Requirements

16 years old at enrollment; 18 years old at externship; 18 years old for Occupation and Licensure

TABE test or TRANSCRIPT:

  • Vocabulary: 10.0
  • Reading: 10.0
  • Math: 8.0

Background check (BCI) and drug testing required prior to enrollment.

Immunizations

  • Hepatitis B Series (Hep B titer before externship)
  • MMR, two vaccinations or Titer
  • Two-step PPD – Tuberculosis (TB) Manitou Test or X-Ray within One Year
  • Varicella (Chickenpox), two vaccinations or written verification by healthcare provider, or titer
  • TDaP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) within past 10 years
  • Influenza (October 1 - March 31) - prior to externship

Available Class Schedules

Jordan Campus

3491 W 9000 S
West Jordan, UT  84088

  • Mon - Thu 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Mon - Thu 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Mon - Thu 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Other

Requires corrected hearing and vision to within functional ranges. Requires frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients, and sufficient manual dexterity to operate therapeutic equipment. Must be able to stand for long periods at a time. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, or push or pull up to 150 pounds.

Includes CPR and First Aid

 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2. Communicate Effectively
  3. Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4. Think Critically and Creatively
  5. Civic Engagement
  6. Work Professionally and Constructively
  7. Develop Computer and Information Literacy

1. Students learn cognitive, psychomotor and affective training in anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.

1,2,4,6,7

2. Students learn cognitive, psychomotor and affective training using applied mathematics and finance practices.

1,3,4,6

3. Students learn cognitive, psychomotor and affective training in applied microbiology and infection control.

1,4,6

4. Students learn cognitive, psychomotor and affective training concepts of effective communication.

1,2,6,7

5. Students learn cognitive, psychomotor and affective training in administrative functions performed in an ambulatory healthcare setting.

1,2,6,7

6. Students learn cognitive, psychomotor and affective training in insurance and managed care, including procedural and diagnostic coding.

1,3,4,6

7. Students learn cognitive, psychomotor and affective training legal and ethical areas of healthcare.

1,4,6

8. Students learn cognitive, psychomotor and affective training in clinical procedures performed by medical assistants in an ambulatory healthcare setting, including AHA Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid.

1,3,4,6,7

9. Students prepare to pass industry certifications following program completion.

1,3,6,7

10. Students demonstrate mastery of job seeking skills and customer service skills

1,2,6,7

REQUIRED COURSES: (950 Clock Hours)

Course

 Title

Clock Hours

Semester

Prerequisite

KAOS 0170

Computer Concepts

30

A

KAOS 0110

Beginning Keyboarding

20

A

KCMA 0105

Working in the Health Care Environment

70

A

 

KCMA 0065

Medical Office Communications and Records

55

A

KCMA 0115

Medical Assisting Procedures I

95

A

KCMA 0125

Medical Assisting Procedures II

60

A

KCMA 0135

Medical Assisting Procedures III

110

A

KCMA 0165

Introduction to Insurance and Billing Procedures

40

A

KCMA 0200

Assist with Office Procedures

220

A

KCMA 0420

Final Review & Cert Prep

10

A

KAOS 0250

Customer Service Life Skills

60

A

KWRK 0515

Job Seeking Skills

15

A

KCMA 0431

Medical Assisting Externship

165

A

Certifications

Certificates Earned Within The Program

  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR
  • American Heart Association First Aid

Certificates Which Students Are Prepared For Upon Program Completion (Additional Fees Apply)

  • American Medical Technologists:  Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
  • National Center for Competency Testing:  National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA)
Department Contact Info

Jordan Campus
3491 W 9000 S
West Jordan, UT  84088

General Information
801-957-7522

Program Information
801-957-3354
SAT@slcc.edu

Academic Advisor
Butch Steffen
801-957-6402

Program Faculty

Associate Professors
Celeste Skinner

Instructors
Julia Miller