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Medical Assisting

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical/Clinical Assistant. 510801

Description

A. Course Objective:  
Our 29-week program requires a commitment of approximately 32 -36 hours/week. Students practice hands-on skills with experienced medical professionals at externship organizations throughout the 29 weeks. 


Competencies to be achieved: Taking vital signs, agenda setting, venipuncture, health coaching, communication skills, integrated team-based primary care. 


B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
$ 6785
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition): Medical Assisting Bound Book and Medical Terminology and Connect.  (books are include in tuition and fees.)


D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition): Lab jacket, Stethoscope, Blood pressure cuff, CPR Certification. 


E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification: 
   Name: Jessica Farrell    
   Email:Jessica.farrell@nimaa.edu
   Phone number:4754714802


F. Direct Website link to the program: https://www.nimaa.edu/


G. Additional information: 
* Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: 


* Other requirements needed:  Proof of required immunizations, provide proof of high school diploma or GED. 


H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): https://www.nimaa.edu/student-catalog-2022-2023/ [nimaa.edu]


I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
* Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Yes
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization:  National Healthcare Association, American Medical Technologists, plus the one I listed on the form; American Association of Medical Assistants. 


* Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: no
Career Pathway:


* Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
 Yes or No (Explain): no


* Accredited Curriculum:  (This is referring to the course being accredited,  not the test or school)
Yes or No: Yes  ABHES 
 Accrediting Agency and link to website: https://www.abhes.org/


J. Credential Attainment Rate:  Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program. 72%


 

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

29

Hours

960

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Wesley Community & Health Centers

Local WIB

5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection

Name of Credential

Certificate in Medical Assisting

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Federal Pell Grant and Federal Direct Loans

Colorado Work force scholarship 

Meritize Private Loan

Refund Policy

Please see attached handbook pages 12-14. I could not put here as it was over the 500 character limit. 

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - ABHES

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$240.00 cost of one book

Testing/Exam Fees

$220.00 This fee covers the credentialing certification exam and study materials. This fee is non-refundable upon receipt of study materials.

In-State/District Tuition

$6,000.00 Tuition

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$6,000.00 Tuition

Registration Fee

$25.00 non-refundable application fee

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$300.00 Clinical materials (jackets, stethoscope, blood pressure cuff): $200 CPR certification and training: $100

Total In-State Program Cost

$6,785.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$6,785.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-9092.00Medical Assistants
$20.00 per hour
Required Certification: Yes

Provider Status

Approved

Address

1525 Raleigh St., Denver, Colorado 80204

Phone Number

(720) 710-9050

Web Address

https://www.nimaa.edu/

Last Updated

Jan 25, 2023

Created

Jul 12, 2022

Renewal

Jan 25, 2024

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