Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

(Prerequisite for Registered Medical Assistant)

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities.

Career Info


This course prepares students for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification through National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

About the Program

Learn to perform basic medical office clinical responsibilities. Topics include:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Pharmacology
  • Medication administration
  • Vital signs
  • EKG
  • Workplace behavior and more.

This is also the beginning clinical class in the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification program.

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED within 12 months
  • Healthcare Program Application – completed prior to first day of class
  • Healthcare Physical Form – completed prior to first day of class
  • Essay Questions Form – completed prior to registration
  • Proof of attendance at BRCC Healthcare Orientation Session
  • Proven competency in computer office applications or successful completion of a basic computer course
  • Please print, complete, and submit this packet prior to registration (Please return forms in person or inquire about secure transmission due to the sensitive information contained on documents.):  Medical Assistant Packet - PDF (requires Acrobat Reader)

Note: No externship is required for the CCMA certification.

Required Class

Fundamentals of Medical Assisting

This is the first clinical class in the CCMA and RMA program (Registered Medical Assistant) that trains students to perform basic clinical responsibilities in a medical office. Topics include phlebotomy, pharmacology, medication administration, vital signs, EKG, workplace behavior and more. 

Required Healthcare Orientation - Free

Healthcare Orientation Registration(required)

Orientation must be completed prior to the first day of class.


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