A medical assistant is a multi-skilled allied health care professional that specializes in procedures commonly performed in the ambulatory health care setting. Medical assistants perform both clinical and administrative duties and assist a variety of providers including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. They typically work in medical offices, clinics, urgent care centers and may work in general medicine or specialty practices. (NHA)
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Certification as a Certified Medical Assistant can be acheived through NHA CCMA Exam upon completion of the program.
1. Completed RPCC admission application
2. Submit High School and/or previous college transcripts
3. Successful scores on the ACCUPLACER, COMPASS, or ACT Test or complete developmental
courses before completion of program.
a) Must be three (3) years old or less from program admittance date
b) Scores per RPCC admittance requirements
c) In place of the COMPASS test we will accept the following ACT scores that are three (3) years
old or less from program admittance date:
a) Math – 19
b) Reading – 16
c) English – 18
4. Submit a RPCC Medical Assistant application.
5. Submit immunization records, valid State Issued driver’s license or ID, birth certificate, and social