Medical Assistant Program Orientation and CPR

MED X 410.0

This orientation course prepares students to be academically successful in the UCLA Medical Assistant Program.


Please note: This course is restricted to students admitted to the UCLA Health Medical Assistant Program only.

What you can learn.

  • Acquire the information and resources necessary to allow students to make informed choices and be successful throughout the certificate program
  • Understand the program expectations and its various policies and standards
  • Comprehend and calculate basic mathematical equations, in preparation for dosing calculations and taking vital signs
  • Complete CPR certification training

About this course:

The purpose of New Student Orientation Program at UCLA Extension is to prepare students to be academically successful in the Medical Assistant Program by providing information and resources that will allow students to make informed choices to be successful throughout the program, creating a welcoming environment that allows students to connect with their new peers and program faculty and advisors, and communicate the expectations of the program including Program policies and standards. Students will also be trained and receive their CPR certification upon passing the CPR exam.

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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