Upon completion of this course, students will be proficient in:
• The daily procedures performed by the physician and medical assistant
• The proper guidelines of obtaining vital signs and patient information
• The methods of the administration of medication and intravenous therapy
• The various guidelines for performing phlebotomy and microbiology charges
• The standard guidelines for OSHA, sterilization and disinfection
• Understanding the functions of the EKG department in a variety of healthcare settings
• Medical terminology related to electrocardiography
• Demonstrating 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
• The history of phlebotomy and the healthcare setting
• 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
• Respiratory, pneumonia, and TB isolation protocol
• Proper documentation and record storage under the guidelines of the HIPAA act
Price: $4,895.00

    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. Our 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!

    Included in this program are the following textbooks:
    • Clinical Medical Assisting: Foundations and Practice
    • EKG Technician Program Standard
    • EKG Technician Program Standard Student Workbook
    • Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection From Basic to Advanced
    •Phlebotomy Technician Program Student Workbook
    • Electronic Health Records: Understanding and Using Computerized Medical Records
    Note: You must install the Medcin Student Edition of the software on a PC. The installation CD is packaged with this textbook. The software is not compatible with a Mac.
    • Health Information Technology and Management
    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: Electronic Health Records
    • Healthcare Information and Systems
    • Administrative Medical Assisting
    • An Introduction to Medical Record Software
    • Using Medical Record Software
    • Using the EHR

    Module 8: Administrative Responsibilities
    • The Health Record
    • Reception and Daily Operations

    Module 9: Billing and Reimbursement
    • Billing and Reimbursement
    • Health Insurance Basics
    • Claims
    • Accounts, Collections, and Banking

    Module 10: Basic Clinical Procedures
    • Vital Signs
    • Physical Examination
    • Assisting with Minor Surgery

    Module 11: Advanced Clinical Procedures
    • Patient Coaching with Health Promotion
    • Patient Coaching with Nutrition
    • Pharmacology Basics
    • Administering Medication
    • Cardiopulmonary Procedures
    • Medical Emergencies

    Module 12: Medical Laboratory
    • Assisting in the Clinical Laboratory
    • Analysis of Urine
    • Blood Collection
    • Analysis of Blood
    • Microbiology and Immunology

    Module 13: Cardiovascular System
    • Heart Structure
    • Blood Flow
    • Heart's Conduction System
    • EKG Terminology
    • EKG Waves and Segments
    • EKG Intervals

    Module 14: EKG Supplies and Equipment
    • Thermal EKG Paper
    • Electrodes
    • Electrocardiograph Settings and Calibration
    • Biopolar Leads
    • Augmented Leads
    • Chest Leads

    Module 15: EKG Procedure
    • Patient Prep
    • Applying Electrodes and Lead Wires
    • Running the EKG Tracing
    • Troubleshooting Artifact
    • Evaluating an EKG Tracing
    • Identifying an Abnormal Rhythm
    • Finishing the EKG

    Module 16: EKG Testing
    • Exercise Stress Test
    • Nuclear Stress Test
    • Holter Monitor
    • Cardiac Event Recorder
    • Implantable Loop Recorder
    • Transtelephonic Monitoring
    • Portable Handheld EKG Monitors

    Module 17: Venipuncture Equipment and Safety
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Tourniquets
    • Antiseptics
    • Evacuated Collection Tubes
    • Post-exposure Needle stick Follow-Up

    Module 18: Needles and Supplies in Phlebotomy
    • Multisample Needles
    • Needle Holders
    • Syringes
    • Winged Infusion Sets (Butterfly Assembly)

    Module 19: Venipuncture
    • Patient Prep
    • Preparing Venipuncture
    • Performing Venipuncture
    • Completing Venipuncture
    • Complications with Venipuncture

    Module 20: Capillary Puncture
    • Equipment
    • Site Selection
    • Patient Prep
    • Collecting the Specimen

    Module 21: Specimen Handling
    • Chain of Custody
    • Capillary Puncture Specimen Handling

    Clinical Medical Assistant: Live Simulation Scenario 1
    Perform an EKG
    • Patient Interaction
    • Proper Procedure
    • Accurate Lead Placement
    • Decision Making

    Clinical Medical Assistant: Live Simulation Scenario 2
    Clean and Disinfect Wound
    • Patient History and Information
    • Correct Process
    • Supplies
    • Procedure
    • Clean Up and Disposal

    Clinical Medical Assistant: Live Simulation Scenario 3
    Collect Vitals and Blood Sample
    • Patient History
    • Correct Vitals
    • Physician Notes
    • Supplies
    • Clean up and Disposal

    Clinical Medical Assistant: Live Simulation Scenario 4
    Patient Interaction and Preparation
    • Patient History and Information
    • Correct Vitals
    • Perform EKG
    • Patient Preparation
    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 Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Master Professional program, 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).
    Included with this program, students receive exam vouchers for the following national certifications from National Healthcareer Association's (NHA)
    Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national certification exam
    Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) certification exam
    Certified EKG Technician (CET) certification exam
    Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) certification exam.
    Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
    This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

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    12 months
    Avg Completion:
    6 Months

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