Workforce and Community Education Classes

Medical Assisting

We are currently re-designing this class in a hybrid modality so that students can do most of the class online and meet for labs in a face to face format. If you are interested in being notified when the class will be offered, please call us at 707-476-4500 or send your name, phone number and email address to communityed@redwoods.edu 

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 - Zoom
      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: TBD

Time: TBD.

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: 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. 

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Phone: (707) 476-4500


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