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Medical Assistant Review and Exam Preparation Course


with Eva Stanley

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

This course will review the material contained in the Medical Assisting Certification exams including the CMA (AAMA), RMA (AMT), and CCMA (NHA).

Course Content

Subjects include:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Scope of Practice in MA.Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology
  • Specific concerns of the professional medical assistant in communication, physical history, and coaching patients.
  • Review of specialty skills such as EKG, phlebotomy, and point of care testing.
  • Ethical and Legal Concerns

Upon completion of this course the student will be better prepared to sit for any of the three certification exams, depending on their eligibility.

  • CMA (AAMA) and RMA (AMT) require the examinee has graduated from an accredited (AAMA or ABHES) Medical Assisting program.
  • CCMA (NHA) requires the examinee have at least one year experience as a medical assistant with employer verification.

Completion of this course does not in any way determine the pass or fail outcome of any certification exam taken by the participant. It is intended as a preparatory course only.

Who Should Attend
This course is available to CMA/RMA and CCMA candidates wishing to review the material contained in the Medical Assisting Certification exams including the CMA (AAMA), RMA (AMT), and CCMA (NHA).

A student must have at least one of the following to enroll in this prep course.

  • Applicants must have graduated from an accredited (CAAHEP or ABHES) program for CMA (AAMA) or RMA (AMT) certification.
  • Applicants must at least one year experience working as a Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care or clinic setting for CCMA (NHA) certification.

Course Instructor
This course is taught by faculty from the accredited (AAMA) program at Cape Cod Community College. 

Course Schedule and Format
The course is composed of 10 2.5-hour livestream training sessions. Guidance and instructions will be provided prior to the start of the course for the virtual sessions. Please add yourself to our Wait List and you will be contacted when the schedule is confirmed.

The final session will be an in-person Mock Exam at the Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis. To participate in the mock exam, all students will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination and masks are required indoors at all Cape Cod Community College campuses.

For additional program information, please contact Michelle Constantino at 508-375-5014, or

Make Peace with Food, Reject the Diet Mentality (WED258-64)


with Elise Tofias Phillips

Calendar Oct 17, 2022 at 6 pm

Learn Ways to Promote Healthy Eating by Trusting and Honoring Your Hunger and Fullness

Do you want to make peace with food? Are you tired of dieting? Are you ready to stop thinking about food and your body all the time? Learn how to reject the diet mentality, avoid the diet - weight - gain cycle, understand your hunger and fullness, select and take pleasure in food again, and accept your body, at any size. The goal of these sessions are to support awareness of hunger and fullness, start a reflective process on eating behaviors, and practice what you have learned. There are 10 Intuitive Eating Principles, supported by research and practical implications. Each principle is a wonderful guide to making peace with food. We will explore, learn, and discuss 2 principles each session, and bring it all together in session 6.  

This is not a weight loss course. The facilitator is not a dietitian, but is a certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, through Intuitive Eating Pros. 

Course Format
Take this course from the comfort of your home or office! This course is offered remotely using Zoom. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided prior to the start of class.

Important Note
Exact class dates and times will be announced soon. Please add yourself to the Wait List, and you will be contacted once the dates and times are determined for Fall 2022. 

About the Instructor
Elise Tofias Phillips, MEd, is the CEO of Navigate, Health and Wellness Coaching and Consulting. She has developed an innovative, interactive, and engaging behavior change approach through her consulting and coaching, and is passionate about working with her clients. She has worked in health education, health promotion, health and wellness coaching, and health communications her entire career. She has held positions as the Founding Director of the Office of Health Promotion and the Health Coach Institute at Boston College, the Director of Health Education at Simmons College, Manager of The Be Well! Tanger Center for Health Management at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and taught in public and independent schools. She is a certified Health and Wellness Coach and Intuitive Eating Counselor through WellCoaches and Intuitive Eating Pros. Elise received an M.Ed. from Boston University and B.S. from Ithaca College. 

Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email

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