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BMH, CCV host open houses for accelerated Medical Assistant program

Applications for the new College to Career Program are available at ccv.edu. Applications will be considered on a rolling application process until July 16, 2018. The first session of classes will begin Sept. 4, 2018. The curriculum will consist of a combination of classroom instruction at CCV and supervised clinical practice at BMH. Go to ccv.edu or contact Leigh Marthe at 802-254-6389 for more information.

BRATTLEBORO—Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) and Community College of Vermont (CCV) are now accepting applications for their accelerated program to prepare qualified candidates for jobs as Certified Medical Assistants.

Enrollment in the one semester program will be limited to 20 participants. Classes will be held on the CCV Brattleboro campus, and all clinical aspects of the course work will be completed at BMH.

As part of the joint initiative, BMH is providing full scholarships for eight successful applicants to the program. Scholarship recipients will have their CCV tuition covered and will be hired as Medical Assistants at BMH upon successful completion of the academic program and licensure exam.

An informational presentation about the program will be held at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital in the Brew Barry Conference Center on Monday, June 11, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Attendees will learn about program details, the application process, and the eight scholarship opportunities available. Staff from BMH and CCV, as well as current BMH Medical Assistants, will be on hand to answer questions and provide technical assistance with the application process.

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Originally published in The Commons issue #461 (Wednesday, May 30, 2018).

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