LHU's Workforce Development to Offer Clinical Medical Assistant Course

LOCK HAVEN, PA – The Workforce Development and Continuing Education program of Lock Haven University will be offering a Clinical Medical Assistant program beginning April 7, 2014.

WHAT:          Clinical Medical Assistant Course

WHEN:          Mondays and Wednesdays starting April 7, 2014

WHERE:        Lock Haven University’s East Campus, 301 W. Church Street, Lock Haven

WHO:             Shannon Tyson, (570) 484.3131

The Clinical Medical Assistant program will prepare an individual to assist a physician, provide care to help patients in a doctor’s office or clinic, and sit for a national medical assistant credentialing exam.  The program combines 134 hours of classroom instruction with 160 hours in a medical office externship (externship hours vary by class and location). 

Over the course of 7 months you will gain exposure to job duties that include assisting physicians with exams and minor surgery, taking patient vital signs, caring for patients, performing lab tests, administering medications, electrocardiography, and much more.  Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays.

For more information, please contact Shannon Tyson at (570) 484.3131, or browse http://www.lhup.edu/About/finance_administration/workforce/maincampusopportunities.html for additional opportunities.  To register online, please visit http://www.lhup.edu/About/finance_administration/workforce/registration.html.

Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.