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A department of Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center

Certified Medical Assistant Program

Interested in becoming a (CMA) Certified Medical Assistant?  


SBL is pleased to partner with Lake Land College to provide a Certified Medical Assistant program for our employees. Those who are selected will have their tuition and books covered by SBL.

Application due dates are as follows:

  • Fall semester - July 15
  • Spring semester - November 15
  • Summer semester - May 1

Please contact CMA program with any additional questions you may have about the SBL program. Please contact the LLC Instructor for any information about the course and schedule. 

Please send the LLC Intent to Enroll form and the Confidentiality form to the LLC Instructor.  Please send the entire completed packet to Tracey McCord.  

Agreement of Expectation
Authorization for Release of Confidential Personnel File Information
CMA Bridge Employee Application Form
CMA Packet Cover Letter
LLC CMA Bridge Program Course Descriptions
LLC Intent to Enroll
SBL LLC CMA Bridge Program Application Process SWI

Students who successfully complete the course will be trained to serve as a liaison between the physician and the patient. Certified Medical Assistants are skilled healthcare employees using their knowledge in clinical and administrative areas to include:
    • billing and coding
    • maintaining medical records
    • completing basic clinical assessments
    • recording vital signs
    • preparing patients for examinations
    • collecting blood specimens
    • performing basic laboratory tests
    • preparing and administering medications
    • assisting physicians with treatments and minor procedures

   Tracey McCord, MSN, BA, RN, NPD-BC
   Professional Development Coordinator
   217-238-4987 or