Medical Assisting

Red Rocks Community College

Medical Assisting

Arvada, Colorado

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Updated May 13, 2024

The Medical Assisting Program equips students with essential skills in communication, physical abilities, mental skills, and professionalism, paving the way for a career in various health sectors.

Key Skills Taught:

  • Communication Skills: oral comprehension, speech recognition, and reading/writing abilities
  • Physical Abilities: manual dexterity, lifting, supporting patient weight, standing, and visual/auditory acuity
  • Mental Skills: critical thinking, time management, deductive reasoning, and basic computer use
  • Professionalism & Career Path: offers pathways to careers like Medical Doctor or Nurse, providing clinical hours for further programs

Program Features:

  • Accelerated Path: updated to meet industry requirements, offering a streamlined curriculum for quick entry into the workforce
  • Certificate Pathway: condensed courses for efficient learning with stackable certificate opportunities
  • Certification: eligibility for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) National Certification Exam
  • Optional Certification: opportunity for the Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT) National Certification Exam
  • Accreditation: meets rigorous standards set by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

For detailed program requirements and outcomes, contact the program advisor or director for assistance.

Tuition: How Much Does Red Rocks Community College's Medical Assisting Program Cost?

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Program Length: How Long Is Red Rocks Community College's Medical Assisting Certificate Program?

The program length for the Certified Medical Assisting Certificate program at the RRCC is 28 credit hours to complete..

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About Red Rocks Community College

Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) is a two-year community college located in Lakewood and Arvada, Colorado. 

Established in 1969, it offers degrees and certificates in various fields, such as nursing, allied health professions, and general education. 

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