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WVJC Clinical Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting Hand Washing Lab

Hands-On Lab – Hand Washing Join WVJC medical assisting students as they participate in hands-on labs, gaining the essential skills for their future careers! In our program, students engage in practical labs where they learn and practice procedures with their peers under the guidance of experienced instructors. This hands-on training is crucial for mastering the … Read more

Elizabeth Lowther – Graduate Highlight

Meet WVJC Online Pharmacy Technician Graduate Elizabeth Lowther Elizabeth Lowther is a recent WVJC Online Pharmacy Technician program graduate, marking a significant milestone in her evolving career in the medical field. Initially, Elizabeth had graduated from the Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) program at WVJC. However, shortly after her graduation, the COVID-19 pandemic shut down many … Read more

Clinical Medical Assistant Cast Preparation

Students enrolled in the Clinical Medical Assistant program at West Virginia Junior College participate in clinical sessions held at the medical assisting lab on the Morgantown campus. Many of the jobs our students are hired for will have specialized training. This lab is designed to teach our students how to prepare and make a cast! … Read more

Sterilization Wrapping Demonstration

WVJC Medical Assisting Program Director Chelsea walks her lab class through one of the proper sterilization wrapping options in this demonstration. Medical Assisting is offered in 9, 12, and 18-month program options at the Charleston campus. Small class settings with hands-on learning provide students the opportunity to ask questions directly to the instructor as well … Read more

Clinical Medical Assistant Skills

Students enrolled in the Clinical Medical Assistant program at West Virginia Junior College participate in clinical sessions held at the Medical Assisting Lab at the Morgantown campus. Clinical experience is critical to the education of our students. It helps to provide a hands-on learning experience where they can ask questions and learn vital skills to their future roles as medical … Read more

Clinical Medical Assistant and Medical Office Administration Certification Day

On March 24, 2023, medical assisting and medical office administration students traveled to their nearest campus to sit for their certification exams. This examination day, one of the final requirements of their programs, is an exciting and nerve-wracking day for the students. They arrive and share their concerns and excitement. They discuss their potential job … Read more

Jenny Matthey – Student Highlight

Meet Medical Assisting Student Jenny Matthey!  Jenny Matthey started her college journey at West Virginia Junior College in Bridgeport. Due to family reasons, she had to drop out of the program, and her determination to become a clinical medical assistant drove her to come back and finish her degree with WVJC Online. The faculty and … Read more

What’s The Difference? Medical Assisting Degree vs. Diploma

What is the difference between a Degree vs. Diploma Have you decided to pursue a career in healthcare as a medical assistant, where you can directly impact a patient’s care? WVJC has options to help you decide what type of medical assisting training program best suits your individual needs. Students at WVJC have the opportunity … Read more

5 Steps To Becoming A
Medical Assistant at WVJC

Have you been considering a career in the medical field, where you can both help patients and perform medical office administrative duties? If this sounds like you, enrolling in a medical assisting training program at WVJC may be a good fit for you! At WVJC, students have options regarding the type of training programs they … Read more

Real-World Skills
Demonstrations Part 2

Medical Assisting Students Practice Hands-On Training! WVJC medical assisting students demonstrate different skills learned during the program. Watch as Jessica, Brittany, and Carrie demonstrate proper techniques used every day in a doctor’s office, hospital, or clinical setting. Jessica explains proper PPE usage, Brittany covers proper handwashing, and Carrie shows proper glove techniques. Students at WVJC … Read more