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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) Fall 2022

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A Certified Medical Administrative Assistant is usually the first point of contact for patients or clients. Certified Medical Administrative Assistants help coordinate patient visits and facilitate the smooth running of the office. In this class you'll learn reception and clerical skills, scheduling, customer service, electronic health record navigation, OSHA and HIPPA regulations, Medical Terminology, Financial Management, Basic Procedure and Diagnostic Coding, and Law/Ethics. 

Class meets every Monday and Wednesday - 9/7/2022-12/22/2022 from 6:00-9:00 pm
  • First day of class (9/7/2022) is in-person, on campus
  • Classes from 9/12/2022-12/21/2022  are virtual, via Zoom, on Mondays and in-person on Wednesdays 

Note: In addition to the scheduled classes/labs/zoom meetings, there is other online work that must be completed.

Certification Exam 
- date and time TBD

For more information, please visit the Medical Administrative Assistant website.  

Textbook(s) and one certification testing fee included in tuition.

Prerequisite:  Attend Healthcare Orientation Session at BRCC.  To register for an orientation, visit our website:
BRCC currently has scholarship funding to defray the cost of many workforce courses - such as Certified Medical Administrative Assistant.  Most Virginia residents receive a 2/3 discount on tuition and, for many unemployed individuals or individuals in low paying jobs, courses are free or nearly free.  Email ( or call (540-453-2215) to talk with an advisor who can help get you into a short term training course at BRCC today!

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Class Details

29 Session(s)
Weekly - Wed, Mon

Bioscience Building (S) - Main Campus

MultipleInstructor :
1.Leah Henton2.Melissa Lambert3.Lindsay McHone 



Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.

Virginia Ready Initiative The course you enrolled in may qualify you for a one-time Virginia Ready Credential Achievement Award of $1,000. You must apply to Virginia Ready within five (5) calendar days of your FastForward course start date to be part of this program, if eligible. To learn more details and submit your application, click the following link: Apply to become a Virginia Ready (VA Ready) Scholar today! Please note: Submitting the VA Ready sign-up form incorrectly or multiple times will cause delays. Your community college is not responsible for contacting VA Ready and/or ensuring you meet VA Ready deadlines. Please email: directly with any questions.



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

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Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/21/2022, 11/23/2022)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/7/2022 - 12/21/2022 Weekly - Mon, Wed 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Weyers Cave, Bioscience Building (S) - Main Campus  Map Lindsay McHone  ; Melissa Lambert  ; Leah Henton