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: Jan. 15, 2021 - Noon
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
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
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.