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Medical Assistant Training

The Medical Assistant Program is a comprehensive and hands-on educational pathway designed to equip aspiring healthcare professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies to excel as medical assistants. This program aims to provide a solid foundation in medical assisting, enabling graduates to work effectively in various healthcare settings, including clinics, hospitals, physician offices, and other medical facilities.

Follow the steps below to register for the courses:

Step #1: Apply

Apply and be admitted to Los Angeles Mission College. Upon admission to the college, you will be assigned a Student ID number and a student email account.  You will need these to register for the courses.

Step #2: Register

  1. Log into the Student Portal
  2. Click on "Manage Classes"
  3. Click on "Class Search and Enroll" and Select Term
  4. Search for a Class and Click on “>” then select a class and click “>
  5. On the top right-hand corner, click on “Next
  6. Click “Accept” then on the next page, select Enroll and Submit

If you see a Green Check Mark, you have successfully enrolled.

Required courses:

BIO 33 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

ALD HTH 035 INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ASSISTING I – 3 UNITS; Prerequisite: VOC ED 381CE and VOC ED 382CE VOC ED 384CE | Corequisite: ALD HTH 036 and ALD HTH 037 

ALD HTH 036 INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ASSISTING II - 3 UNITS; Prerequisite: VOC ED 381CE and VOC ED 382CE VOC ED 384CE | Corequisite: ALD HTH 035 and ALD HTH 037 

ALD HTH 037 MEDICAL ASSISTING LABORATORY - 1.5 UNITS ; Prerequisite: VOC ED 381CE and VOC ED 382CE VOC ED 384CE | Corequisite: ALD HTH 035 and ALD HTH 036 

ALD HTH 038 MEDICAL ASSISTING CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 2.5 UNITS; Prerequisite: ALD HTH 035 and ALD HTH 036 and ALD HTH 037| Corequisite: ALD HTH 039

ALD HTH 039 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION PREP - 0.5 UNITS; Prerequisite: None 

ALD HTH 21 Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider - 0.5 UNIT

HTHTEK 230

Electronic Health Records in the Health Care System - 

3 UNITS

 

 

 

Program Requirements

All students must present immunization proof:

  1. Hepatitis B vaccination: Age 19 through 59 years: complete a 2- or 3- or 4-dose series. 
  2. If Pregnancy: Heplisav-B and PreHevbrio are not recommended due to lack of safety data in pregnant persons. 
  3. Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination: If no evidence of immunity to measles, mumps, or rubella: 2 doses 
  4. Meningococcal vaccination: 1 dose 
  5. Polio vaccination: Routine poliovirus vaccination of adults residing in the United States is not necessary. However: Recommended for adults who are known or suspected to be unvaccinated or incompletely vaccinated against polio should complete a primary vaccination series with inactivated polio vaccine (IPV). Available data do not indicate the need for more than a single lifetime booster dose with IPV for adults. 
  6. Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) vaccination: Previously did not receive Tdap at or after age 11 years: 1 dose Tdap, then Td or Tdap every 10 years. 
  7. Varicella vaccination (VAR): Evidence of immunity: U.S.-born before 1980 (except for pregnant persons and health care personnel, documentation of 2 doses varicella-containing vaccine at least 4 weeks apart, diagnosis or verification of history of varicella or herpes zoster by a health care provider, laboratory evidence of immunity or disease. 
  8. Negative TB test (proof can be done by either a chest X-Ray, blood test currently approved, or negative skin test) 
  9. Vaccine Haemophilus influenzae type b: Influenza, cell culture-based inactivated injectable or other [(ccIIV4), Flucelvax Quadrivalent] Contraindicated or Not Recommended Severe allergic reaction (e.g., anaphylaxis) to any RIV of any valency, or to any component of RIV4. 
  10. COVID-19 Vaccines: Effective Date of Recommendation* September 22, 2023. Vaccines:(Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech)

 

Recommendation for Physicals and Immunizations:

  • LAMC Student Health Center- Please contact them for more information and making appointments!   
  • WellnessMart - Contact them for details!   
  • Foundation Laboratory 
    • Foundation Laboratory (Northridge - PSC 135)  
      • 17075 Devonshire Blvd. #104 Northridge, CA 91325 
      • Phone: (818) 360-7200 
    • Foundation Laboratory (Northridge - PSC 136)  
      • 18251 Roscoe Blvd. Northridge, CA 91324 
      • Phone: (818) 341-1405 
  • Express Collections   [Drug Testing]​  
    • (Quest DiagnosticsSite Code: CC590):  
      • 8780 Van Nuys Blvd. Ste C, Panorama City, CA 91402 
      • Phone: (818) 891-2235

Los Angeles Mission College has partnered with Goodwill to support its students. To check for eligibility and apply, use the Goodwill flyer.

Instructions:  

Note: Per their underwriting guidelines, they cannot insure anyone under the age of 18. 

You can obtain malpractice insurance from Nurses Service Organization

Go to NSO website (Phone #: 1 (800) 247-1500) tp purchase the insurance.