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Clinical Medical Assistant

Clinical Medical Assistants perform a variety of functions to assist the physician with procedures, care for patients, perform simple laboratory tests and administer medications. A Clinical Medical Assistant can pursue employment as a healthcare professional in a physician's office or clinical setting. This program which is aligned with current industry standards offers students relevant instruction and hands-on experience. Get your education and training quickly to begin earning a salary of $30,000 or more a year! Approximately 140 course hours.


  1. Student must enroll in and attend a mandatory orientation to qualify for enrollment.
  2. Proof of high school completion or its equivalent is required at the time of registration.
  3. Prior to the start of class, individuals picked from the lottery will be required to complete a math assessment. 
  4. Ability to lift 25 lbs
  5. PSA Typing Certificate of  at least 25 WPM (a free typing certificate can be obtained from PSA Career Center located at 1919 Grass Valley Hwy., Auburn)
  6. Computer proficiency*:
    • manage electronic files and folders
    • basic word-processing skills
    • send/receive emails and attachments

    *classes are available for attaining these skills

Online registration NOT available for this class. Student must enroll at the PSA office in person. Full tuition due at time of enrollment. 

Books included.

Externship Requirements

**Students must meet externship qualifications: Students are evaluated based on their performance during this course, Clinical Medical Assistant, passing coursework with 90% or better.

1. Student must complete 100% of the coursework.

2. Student attendance rate must be 90% of course hours. 

3. Student must pass a background check and have the following: a resume, typing certificate, tuberculosis screening, externship application, immunization record, confidentiality agreement/HIPAA certification and drug testing.

*Some extern sites may have additional requirements.   


Dates Times Days Instructor Fees
2/12/196/27/19 6pm9:30pm Tu Th Whittemore, Julie $1349.00

Class Location
Placer School for Adults, 3775 Richardson Dr. Auburn CA 95602

PSA Rm 4


  • For more information about registration please call (530) 885-8585