Flushing New York Garden City

Clinical Medical Assistant

Total Program Hours Externship Hours Class Hours
450 100 350


(Mon - Fri 5:30pm to 9:30pm, 30 weeks = 7.5 months)


350 hours of classes, student must complete 100 hrs of internship to make a total of 450 hours





Students placed in jobs

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment projections data for medical assistants, 2021-31


Medical assistants


Other healthcare support occupations


Total, all occupations

Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections program

The Course Includes

Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology

120 Hours

Clinical medical assistant training comprises an Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology course, which covers a comprehensive range of topics essential for aspiring medical professionals.

  • Starting with the general plan of the body and living cells, students learn to label body planes, describe body direction, and identify cell structures and tissue types.
  • Moving on to the nervous system, students label its main parts, explain their functions, and list common diseases and treatments.
  • Similarly, units on the senses, integumentary system, skeletal system, and muscular system delve into their anatomy, functions, diseases, and treatments.

Through lectures, handouts, worksheets, quizzes, and exams, students gain thorough knowledge with a minimum passing grade requirement of 70%.

Laboratory Procedures and Techniques

120 Hours

A course section in Laboratory Procedures and Techniques covers a vast number of basic skills and knowledge that are usually employed in medical settings. Students are taught to examine the visual acuity, screen hearing, and assistance in the eye and ear exams. They also become familiar with specimen collection procedures, including drawing blood, collecting urine specimens, and stool specimen preparation.

Besides, the students also gain skills in implementing tests like MRI and radiological studies. An in-depth look at the minor surgical procedures, infection control measures, vital sign assessment, and body mechanics, including patient positioning techniques, is also provided.

Through hands-on and theoretical training, medical students gain knowledge of various medical practices and protocols.


55 Hours

The Electrocardiography class offers comprehensive training in cardiovascular anatomy, electrophysiology, and EKG interpretation. Students review the internal and external structures of the heart, understand the cardiovascular system's major functions, and identify blood vessel types.

They are taught the electrical conduction system of the heart and EKG diagnostic test. The course includes different cardiac rhythms, such as the sinus, atrial, ventricular, and pacemaker rhythms, to allow students to see and describe each rhythm's characteristics.

Students will also learn to troubleshoot interference during ECG tests, summarize the ECG interpretations, and administer Holter monitoring and stress tests. Thus, they will be competent enough to handle cardiac monitoring and diagnosis.


55 Hours

In phlebotomy, students will understand the key venipuncture techniques, including the surgical puncture of veins and various methods such as syringes, needles, and vacuums to collect blood. They will learn the importance of correct specimen dealing, such as clot prevention and serum separation.

The course provides training for clinical tests such as PKU, hematocrit, hemoglobin, and glucose screening. Students will first learn how to correctly use equipment such as a hemoglobinometer and glucometer and in this way, get an accurate reading. Furthermore, they will be taught glucose tolerance test procedures, vital for diabetes mellitus and hypoglycemia diagnosis, which must be in the patient's management.


100 Hours

We specialize in offering an externship designed to provide hands-on experience and practical skills in real healthcare settings. Our program ensures students receive comprehensive training under the guidance of experienced professionals, preparing them for successful careers in the medical field.

Through the externship, students have a chance to integrate theoretical knowledge into real-world practice where they can acquire available real-life experience in patient care, medical operations, and healthcare protocols. With our emphasis on practical learning and mentorship, students gain confidence and competence, eventually improving their employability and preparing them to excel in their chosen healthcare fields.

Contact us today to enroll and embark on a rewarding externship journey.

Frequently Ask Questions

Clinical medical assistants primarily focus on patient care within medical facilities. Their duties include-

  • Recording patient medical histories,
  • Preparing patients for examinations or treatments,
  • Taking vital signs,
  • Assisting physicians with procedures,
  • Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens,
  • Performing basic laboratory tests,
  • Administering medications, and
  • Providing patient education on treatment plans and medications.

They keep patients comfortable, maintain cleanliness in exam rooms, and follow medical protocols and regulations. Clinical medical assistants are key team players in assisting healthcare providers and delivering quality patient care in different medical settings.

For those who would like to become clinical medical assistants, having a high school diploma or its equivalent is essential.

Our 450-hour training program for clinical medical assistants is designed to give a full view of the most important medical procedures and patient care. Students will acquire both theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in the medical field that prepares them for a successful career.

Clinical medical assistants and medical assistants have similarities and differences in their functions. Clinical medical assistants concentrate on patient care by carrying out tasks like taking vital signs, preparing patients for exams, and helping with procedures.

In comparison, medical assistants have a broader range of responsibilities, such as administrative tasks, which include scheduling appointments, maintaining patient records, and handling insurance billing. Clinical medical assistants, however, are more patient-oriented in clinical settings, while medical assistants can work in both administrative and clinical capacities within medical offices or facilities.

  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Urgent care facilities
  • Clinics
  • Physicians' offices
  • Specialty medical practices (e.g., cardiology, dermatology)
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Nursing homes or long-term care facilities
  • Laboratories
  • Imaging centers

Upon course completion, our staff assists our graduates in job placement. Our placement process is supported by the career counselor who will assist you during your career journey. With a great placement rate for our Clinical Medical Assistant Program, you can trust us to help you kick-start your healthcare career.