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
Informational Meeting: TBD at 3:00pm - 5:00pm, located at 525 D St. Eureka
This is a chance to fill out the application, meet the instructors and ask questions.
*Please note this class has an application process that is NOT first come first serve.
Application Period Closes: TBD
Class Dates: TBD - Spring 2021
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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: 18
Location: CR Community Education 525 D Street Eureka, Room 111 & 112
Instructor: Linda Scales and Dan Doble
College of the Redwoods Community Education offers training to become a Certified Medical Assistant. This not-for-credit class with lecture and 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.