Workforce and Community Education Classes

Medical Assistant Program

Employer Testimonial: "The curriculum at College of the Redwoods is vital to the community and produces excellent Medical Assistants. In my 8 years at this clinic we have hired every one of your graduates. They are the best." - Teri Humphrey, Willow Creek Community Health Center

Online Informational Meetings: Dec. 9, 2020 - 10:00am Or Jan. 6, 2021 - 4:00pm
This is a chance to learn about the application process, meet the instructors and ask questions. Click on the date above to join the Zoom meeting.

*Please note this class has an application process that is NOT first come first serve.*

Application Period Closes: Closed
The application will be posted at the bottom of the page after the first informational meeting.

Class Dates: Feb. 22 - May 28, 2021

Days/Time: Hybrid - Online with Face to Face Labs

Fee: $2,995*

Payment Plan: All payment plans require a $20 enrollment fee and must be processed using a debit/credit card. $1,500 down and $500.00/month for three (3) months or $1,000 down and $665.00/month for three (3) months

Class Limit: 16

Location: Online
Labs Location: 525 D Street, Eureka

Instructors: Dan Doble and Linda Scales

College of the Redwoods Community Education offers training to become a Certified Medical Assistant. This not-for-credit class in a Hybrid format online with in-class labs includes clinical rotation at a local medical office. Front and back Office Medical Assistant skills will be covered in an interactive classroom format. 

Medical Assisting course includes:

  • Venipuncture and Injection Certification
  • Medical Terminology
  • Front and Back Office Procedures
  • Clinical Experience at a Local Healthcare Facility
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Perform Finger-stick Lab Tests and Urinalysis
  • Identify Principles of Pharmacology
  • Textbooks, 3 Uniforms & Stethoscope
  • Job Preparation Skills
  • National Medical Assisting Exam

*Although minimal, this class fee is subject to change. 

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Phone: (707) 476-4500

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