Upon completing this program students will know:
• Daily procedures performed by the physician and medical assistant
• Proper guidelines for obtaining vital signs and patient information
• The methods of administering medication and intravenous therapy
• Guidelines for performing phlebotomy and microbiology charges
• Identify the standard guidelines for OSHA, sterilization and disinfection
• The history of phlebotomy and the healthcare setting
• Quality assurance and legal issues
• Infection control, safety, first aid, and personal wellness
• Universal precautions including safety protocols
• Laboratory operations
• Blood banks and blood typing
• Human anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system
• Specimen collection, processing, and handling
• Blood collection equipment, additives, and order of draw
• Venipuncture specimen collection procedures
• Arterial puncture procedures
• Pediatric and geriatric blood collection
• Heel puncture, protocol, practice, and syringe draws
• Understanding the role of an EKG Technician
• Understanding the functions of the EKG department in a variety of healthcare settings
• Medical terminology related to electrocardiography
• Demonstrate care and safety of patients
• Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system
• Lead placement for 12-lead electrocardiography
• Basic EKG interpretation of normal rhythms and arrhythmias
• Pacemakers
Price: $3,795.00

    Have you thought about working with other professionals providing health care to patients? Are you a good team player? As a Clinical Medical Assistant you will work closely with patients and physicians; take vital signs, interview patients, record patient information, and provide point-of-care testing. Clinical Medical Assistants are projected to be among the fastest growing occupations in the next 5 years. This course, offered by our accredited school partners, will also provide you with the latest HIPAA regulations, the Electronic Health Record, and how to care for special populations. Completing our Clinical Medical Assistant program will help you prepare for a successful and rewarding career in the growing healthcare industry!

    Upon completing this program students will learn to:

    •Define the daily procedures performed by the physician and medical assistant
    •Identify the proper guidelines of obtaining vital signs and patient information
    •State the methods of the administration of medication and intravenous therapy
    •Define the various guidelines for performing phlebotomy and microbiology charges
    •Identify the standard guidelines for OSHA, sterilization and disinfection

    Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!
    Module 1: Healthcare Fundamentals
    • The History of Healthcare
    • Healthcare Etiquette
    • Professional Situations and Applications

    Module 2: Communication in Healthcare
    • Healthcare Teams
    • Team Success
    • Champions

    Module 3: Medical Documentation and Record Keeping: HIPAA
    • Use and Disclosure
    • Real Life Scenarios
    • HIPAA Laws, Policies, and Requirements

    Module 4: OSHA Infection Control Compliance
    • Introduction to Infection Control
    • Personal Protection
    • Protection of the Office Environment
    • Instruments, Specialized Equipment & Laboratory Specimens
    • Infectious Patients & Healthcare Workers
    • Waste Management Plan
    • Chemical Disinfection
    • Heat Sterilization
    • Exposure Control
    • General Safety Standards
    • Employee Training
    • OSHA'S Required Records

    Module 5: Medical Terminology
    • Word Structure
    • Prefix, Root Word, and Suffix
    • Organization of the Body
    • Diagnostic Testing and Radiology

    Module 6: Anatomy & Physiology
    • Anatomy and Physiology Basics
    • Musculoskeletal, Integumentary, and Respiratory Systems
    • Digestive, Reproductive, and Urinary Systems
    • Blood and the Cardiovascular System
    • Lymphatic, Immune, and Endocrine Systems
    • Nervous and Sensory Systems

    Module 7: Administrative Responsibilities
    • The Health Record
    • Reception and Daily Operations

    Module 8: Billing and Reimbursement
    • Billing and Reimbursement
    • Health Insurance Basics
    • Claims
    • Accounts, Collections, and Banking

    Module 9: Basic Clinical Procedures
    • Vital Signs
    • Physical Examination
    • Assisting with Minor Surgery

    Module 10: Advanced Clinical Procedures
    • Patient Coaching with Health Promotion
    • Patient Coaching with Nutrition
    • Pharmacology Basics
    • Administering Medication
    • Cardiopulmonary Procedures
    • Medical Emergencies
    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    Upon successful completion of our Clinical Medical Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Clinical Medical Assistant in a health care center or doctor’s office and will be prepared to sit for the NHA national certification exam to become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA). Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
    This course provides students with qualified support professionals to guide them through their learning experience. The student support team is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and registration or enrollment questions. Support advisers also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.

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    Career Training Program
    12 months
    Avg Completion:
    6 Months

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        • Work with a career counselor to schedule your certification exam (if applicable)
        • Complete an employer-ready resume with a career coach
        • Participate in live mock interviews and job guidance sessions

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