Golden Oak Adult School offers short-term career and technical education training, that provides students access to high demand, high wage careers for our local region.
Certified Medical Assistant
This comprehensive class will prepare students for career opportunities in the Medical Assisting field. Medical assistants provide direct patient care and perform clerical duties in physician's offices, urgent care, and other ambulatory settings. Content includes administrative skills, EMR, clinical skills (phlebotomy, injections, vital signs, minor surgical procedures, and more), medical terminology and externships. Upon completion of the course with satisfactory grades and attendance, students may sit for the National Healthcareer Association's clinical and administrative certification exam (A $270 value at no additional cost). Externships are 160 hours during the last 4 weeks of class. Students must possess a valid state issued identification and recent TB test (within 12 months of the start date of externship). Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalency. Completion of the class does not guarantee employment.