Clinical medical assistants manage phone calls, schedule appointments and greet patients. They take pulse, respiration, temperature, blood pressure, administer injections, apply bandages and dressings and record electrocardiograms (EKG). They sterilize surgical instruments and learn the steps for suture removal. The cost of the course includes Word, medical terminology, keyboarding, electronic health records, and externship. (660 hours). This combination course adds the 80 hour Phlebotomy training.