Who is Eligible?

If you are not fluent in English or need additional training in math and other subjects, check out TRAMA PLUS

medical students

Training Responsible Adults as Medical Assistants (TRAMA)

Are you good with people? Kind? Caring? Thoughtful?

This is a 24 week certificate training program that is designed for adults. An emphasis is placed on those skills needed in a Medical Office environment. Business writing, internet, employment counseling with a focus on time management, problem solving, personal assessment, and decision making, financial literacy as well as communication skills are also important and valuable components of this program.

Training includes the following skills and services:

  • Medical terminology
  • Basic anatomy
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Cllinical techniques
  • CPR certification and first aid
  • Medical office skills
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Business writing
  • Financial literacy workshops
  • Computer skills — Microsoft Office, Keyboarding
  • Employability Skills: applications, resumes, cover
    letters, job search and interviewing
  • Individual employment counseling with a case manager
  • Positive attitude and a healthy approach to each student's career path
  • Internship- 120 hours

An internship in a healthcare setting is included. Job search and coaching as well as support services are provided to employee and employer.

Financial Assistance Available: RIC Outreach Programs are available to qualified students in need of training and employment, including clients of the Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training, the Department of Human Services Family Independence Program, and the Office of Rehabilitative Services. Other private funding is also available. Contact us for more information.