An accredited 15-month program prepares Certified/Registered Medical Assistants
Medical Assistant Program classes meet on Monday through Thursday, from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Students will be required to complete clinical rotations in the last quarter of the program. Clinical rotations are subject to availability and may be scheduled outside of the above times.
Class schedules are subject to change. Clinical rotation schedules are based on the shifts of each affiliated educational setting and are subject to change. Make-up sessions/activities may be conducted on Sundays.
CMA – 21-02
Begins: February 23, 2021
Ends: May 2022
Center for Allied Health Education
1401 Kings Highway
Brooklyn, NY 11229
- Program Overview
CAHE’s Medical Assistant Program is accredited by The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
Accreditation is granted after a programmatic review and site visit. Recognition by ABHES qualifies the program’s graduates for eligibility to apply for and take the certification exam administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA-CMA) to become a Certified Medical Assistant.
ACCREDITING BUREAU OF HEALTH EDUCATION SCHOOLS 7777 LEESBURG PIKE, SUITE214 N FALLS CHURCH, VA 22043
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL ASSISTANTS 20 N. WACKER DR., STE. 1575 CHICAGO, IL 60606
AMERICAN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS
10700 W HIGGINS RD STE 150 ROSEMONT, IL 60018
- Mission & Goals
- Course Schedule
Course Number Course Title Hours CMA 1000 Therapeutic Communications and Medical Law 36 CMA 1020 Medical Terminology 36 CMA 1015 Clinical Asepsis 24 CMA 1015L Clinical Asepsis Lab 12 CMA 1045 Clinical Procedures I 24 CMA 1045L Clinical Procedures I Lab 12 CMA 1150 Clinical Procedures II 24 CMA 1150L Clinical Procedures II Lab 12 CMA 1025 Computer Essentials 36 CMA 1030 Medical Office Applications 36 CMA 1035 Anatomy and Physiology I 36 CMA 1065 Phlebotomy 26 CMA 1065L Phlebotomy Lab 10 CMA 1075 Urinalysis and Microbiology 26 CMA 1075L Urinalysis and Microbiology Lab 10 CMA 1040 Computerized Billing & Electronic Health Records I 24 CMA 1040L Computerized Billing & Electronic Health Records I Lab 12 CMA 1090 Computerized Billing & Electronic Health Records II 24 CMA 1090L Computerized Billing & Electronic Health Records II Lab 12 CMA 1055 Anatomy and Physiology II 36 CMA 1070 Electrocardiography 26 CMA 1070L Electrocardiography Lab 10 CMA 1060 Pharmacology 26 CMA 1060L Pharmacology Lab 10 CMA 1080 Career Development 10 CMA 1120 Certification Exam Review 50 CMA 1085 Introduction to Clinical Education 26 CMA 1110 Clinical Internship 280 TOTAL HOURS 906
A student must pass all courses in the program in order to graduate from the program.
A student must pass all courses in a quarter/quarter in order to progress to the next quarter/quarter in the program.
If a student fails one course in a quarter/quarter the following policy is in effect:
Progression Course: they face termination from the program. A progression course is defined as a course that is delineated as a pre-requisite course for a course in the following quarter/quarter. All required pre-requisite courses are listed in the Academic Policy as published in the Catalog Addendum.
Non-Progression Course: the course must be made up as per the Make-Up Policy published in the Institutional Catalog.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography program students are required to sit for the ARDMS Sonography Principles and Instrumentation (SPI) exam by the end of their fourth quarter in order to progress to their fifth quarter.
A student who fails up to two didactic courses in a quarter may qualify for a comprehensive exam(s) for each of the failed courses. The results of the comprehensive exam(s) will determine the student’s requirements to meet the objectives of the failed course.
Qualifying for a Comprehensive Exam
In order to qualify for a comprehensive exam a student’s course average must be a minimum grade of 65.
Results of the Comprehensive Exam
90 to 100 – the student will be considered to have passed the course and will receive the minimum passing grade as their recorded score
80 to 89 – the student will be required to complete an independent course of study that meets the objectives of the course. A learning contract will be signed by the student detailing the objective criteria they are required to complete. Once complete the minimum passing grade will be recorded as their score
79 or below – Progression Course: the student has failed the course.
Non-Progression Course: the student will need to make-up the course as per the Make-Up Policy as published in the Institutional Catalog
Letter Grade Numerical Equivalent Quality Points Legend A 90-100 4.0 Excellent B+ 85-89 3.5 Very Good B+ 80-84 3.0 Very Good C+ 75-79 2.5 Satisfactory C+ 70-74 2.0 Satisfactory D 65-69 1.0 Unsatisfactory F 0-64 0 Failure P – – Pass TF – – Transfer Credits INC – 0 Incomplete W – – Official Withdrawal FW – 0 Failure due to Unofficial Withdrawal FT – 0 Failure due to Termination
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