Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, A.S.

Overview

This program is designed to fill a need in the region for health care workers, one of the five fastest-growing job sectors in Connecticut.

Students who graduate from this program will be ready to sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant exam and be prepared as successful candidates for multiple employment possibilities. Students will become knowledgeable in both the business and clinical skills necessary in a healthcare provider office, and may also choose to continue their studies toward a bachelor’s degree in health information technology.

Those who complete this program will know how to provide patient care safely and in accordance with medical assistant regulations, laws, and patient rights; how to perform administrative functions in an medical office; and how to clearly and effectively communicate with patients, their families, and health care team members. Students will be able to demonstrate problem-solving abilities, professionalism, and ethical, legal, and caring behaviors in the health care environment.

Career Options

As a clinical medical assistant, you’ll directly assist physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals in providing patient care, with the focus being on performing clinical duties rather than clerical tasks. Jobs are available in:

Hospitals
Clinics
Rehabilitation Centers
Surgical Centers
Public Health
Hospice

Courses
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Faculty

See below for a list of all full-time Department Faculty. Please note that not all listed faculty may teach courses related to this specific degree or certificate program.

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Cynthia L Arpin

B.S., M.S.N., University of Hartford; RNNursing and Allied Health Department Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office: C220
Faculty Office Hours by appointment. Please contact faculty member.
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9465
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Teri L Ashton

B.S.N., Central Connecticut State University; M.S.N., University of Hartford, CNENursing and Allied Health Department Professor of Nursing
Office: C228
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9405

Carol Emmerthal

B.S.N., University of Connecticut; M.S.N, University of PhoenixNursing and Allied Health Department Assistant Professor of Nursing
C242
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9510

Cheryl Gilot

B.S.N. Southern Connecticut State University; M.S.N University of HartfordNursing and Allied Health Department Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office: C-146
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9445

Joan K Graham

B.S.N., Holy Family University; M.S.N, Drexel University; D.N.P., American Sentinel University; CNENursing and Allied Health Department Professor of Nursing
Office: C222
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9431

Kimberly Kobelski

B.S.N., Southern Connecticut State University; M.S.N., University of Hartford; RNNursing and Allied Health Department Nursing Educational Assistant
Academic
(860) 215-9494

Anne M Lamondy

B.S.N., St. Joseph College; M.S.N., Medical College of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann University; APRNNursing and Allied Health Department Professor of Nursing
Office: C212
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9447

Ann L McNamara

B.S., M.S., University of Connecticut; Registered DieticianNursing and Allied Health Department Professor of Science
Office: C166
Faculty Office Hours By Appointment. Please contact faculty member.
(860) 215-9454
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Melissa Neill

A.A.S., Genesee Community College; B.S.N., University of Hartford; M.S.N., University of Hartford; RN Assistant Professor of Nursing
C246
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9477
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Edith Ouellet

R.N., Saint Francis Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Central Connecticut State University; M.S.N., University of HartfordNursing and Allied Health Department Director of Nursing and Allied Health
Office: C245
(860) 215-9460
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Krista M Prendergast

B.S.N., University of Connecticut; M.S.N., University of Rhode Island; RN; CNENursing and Allied Health Department Associate Professor of Nursing
Office: C266
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9423
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Lillian Rafeldt

B.S.N., State University of New York; M.A. New York University; RN; CNENursing and Allied Health Department Professor of Nursing
Office: C230
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9463
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Rachael Smith

B.S., Widner University; M.S.N., Sacred Heart University; RNNursing and Allied Health Department Nursing faculty
Office C232
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9506

Sara Sonstroem

B.A., University of Connecticut; B.S.N. ,University of Connecticut; RN, EMT-PNursing and Allied Health Department Nursing faculty
C226
Faculty Office Hours by appointment. Please contact faculty member.
(860) 215-9438
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Suzanne E Turner

B.S.N., University of Rhode Island; M.S.N., St. Joseph’s College, MaineNursing and Allied Health Department Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office: C240
(860) 215-9482
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Heidi Zenie

A.S., Mitchell College; B.S., Northeastern University; M.S., West Virginia UniversityNursing and Allied Health Department Professor of Exercise Science and Health and Leisure Management
Office: C102
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9485
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Jillian Zupan

B.S.N., Southern Connecticut State University; M.S.N, University of Hartford; RNNursing and Allied Health Department Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office: C244
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9419