Clinical Medical Assistant with Oncology Specialization

Non-returnable
$3,995.00
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this program, learners will display proficiency in the following areas: • Clinical Medical Assistant’s responsibilities and duties • Medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and circulation of the heart and blood vessels • Care and safety of patients, medical and legal aspects of care, and confidentiality and HIPAA • Effective verbal and non-verbal communication • Aseptic techniques, infection prevention, universal precautions, proper use and disposal of biohazards and sharps • Documentation of patient medical histories, updating patient medical files, taking and documenting vital signs • Phlebotomy, venipunctures and capillary sampling, collecting specimens and point of care testing • Heel puncture, protocol, practice, and syringe draws • Respiratory, pneumonia and TB isolation protocol • Laboratory skills • Electrophysiology, the conduction system of the heart, and the cardiac cycle • Lead placement for 12-lead electrocardiography • Basic EKG interpretation of normal rhythms and arrhythmias • Pacemakers • Holter monitoring and the echocardiogram • Different types of malignant neoplasms • Staging and grading of malignancies • Routine cancer screening tests • Tumor markers and how they are used in cancer diagnosis • Various remedies used in cancer treatment • Hospice care for terminally ill patients • A cancer prevention lifestyle DESCRIPTION: Clinical Medical Assistants are one of the fastest growing occupations in healthcare, which is already one of the fastest growing industries. Clinical Medical Assistants earn this by being highly skilled in several of the most important aspects of patient care. Trained Oncology Medical Assistants are highly sought after for their expertise working in a specialty setting. Clinical Medical Assistants work in many different healthcare environments including outpatient or ambulatory care facilities, medical/Oncology offices and clinics, and hospitals. 2018 surveys put the median income for Clinical Medical Assistants at $33,610 per year, and a job growth rate of 23% per year, one of the highest growth rates of any profession. What’s in this program? This program helps students master the three medical skill sets that make up Oncology CMAs: 1.- Clinical Medical Assisting-covers preparing patients for examination and testing, collecting cultures and specimens from patients, and instructing patients on treatment, medication, and diet. It may also include administering the medications and maintaining medical histories. 2.- Phlebotomy-covers drawing blood from patients, preparing those samples, and sometimes performing basic laboratory tests. 3.- Electrocardiogram-covers using specialized equipment to measure and monitor heart conditions. Included Certifications! Included in your program tuition is the exam voucher for the National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification. This program includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! This will give you invaluable hands-on experience. Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship. CERTIFICATION: Included with this program, students receive an exam voucher for the nationally recognized certification from National Healthcareer Association (NHA): 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.
INFORMATION
Specialize In Oncology As A Clinical Medical Assisstant
HOURS
1195
DURATION (time given)
12 months
AVERAGE COMPLETION TIME
6 Months
SYLLABUS
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 Module 11: Medical Laboratory • Assisting in the Clinical Laboratory • Analysis of Urine • Blood Collection • Analysis of Blood • Microbiology and Immunology Module 12:Oncoloy • Malignant neoplasms • Staging and grading of malignancies • Cancer screening tests • Tumor markers • Remedies used in cancer treatment • Hospice care for the terminally ill • Cancer prevention lifestyles 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
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