Health Care Education Courses
Petaluma Adult School, in collaboration with CalRegional Education Centers, is proud to provide you with an opportunity to earn Health Care Career certificates in the areas of Phlebotomy and Medical Assisting.
Join us for a free presentation about our healthcare training programs. Meet staff and ask questions in a relaxed, informal setting. Please register online with CalRegional Info Sessions or call 800-927-5159 for the next meeting.
Prerequisites: Students must be 18 years or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Program fees include CPR certification training for the Healthcare Provider, liability insurance, externship, name badge, national exam, and certificate. Contact CalRegional at 1-800-927-5159 for current fee information. Textbooks, scrubs, and the Medical Kit for the Medical Assistant program are not included in the fees and are available for purchase.
As a Phlebotomy Technician, you will be trained to draw blood samples from patients in a clinical laboratory or public health setting. Over the course of the program, students will receive on-the-job training that includes drawing blood samples from patients, producing quality laboratory results, gaining the trust and confidence of patients and much more. This program consists of 104 hours of classroom instruction and hands-on training at the on-site patient service center. The program will prepare students to take the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam through the National Healthcare Association (NHA).
- Night Class Schedule: Meets Tuesday through Thursday from 6:00pm - 10:00pm
- Weekend Class Schedule: Meets Saturdays from 8:00am - 5:00pm
Clinical Medical Assistant
In this program, you will learn medical terminology, front and back office procedures, standard patient processing, medical billing, and customer service. Students will be trained to help physicians care for patients, take vital signs, perform basic lab tests and administer medications in a doctor’s office or clinic. The program includes 160 hours of classroom instruction and a 160-hour medical office externship. The program will prepare you to take a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam through the National Healthcare Association (NHA).
- Morning Class Schedule: Meets Monday through Friday from 10:30am - 2:30pm
- Night Class Schedule: Meets Monday through Thursday from 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Classes are held throughout the year, call (800) 927-5159 for upcoming start dates!
More information at www.CalRegional.com