Clinical Medical Assistant with Dermatology Specialization

Clinical Medical Assistant with Dermatology 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 • The medical assistant's role in the dermatology setting • The anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system • Common types of dermatitis and skin disorders DESCRIPTION: This dermatology medical assistant program is specifically designed for people with no experience working in the healthcare industry. This program will allow you to become a clinical medical assistant and specialize in dermatology so that you can work in hospitals, dermatologist clinics and offices, and ambulatory care facilities. This interactive program that is accessible on a user-friendly platform aims to help you master three crucial medical skills required of a dermatology medical assistant. These include: I. Electrocardiogram Proficiency • The program will teach you how to monitor and measure various heart conditions that a patient may have using specialized equipment. II. Clinical Medical Assisting • The program will teach youhow to: o Prepare a Patient For Examination and Testing o Collect Cultures and Specimens From Them o Instruct Them On Their Medication and Treatment o Administer Medicine Correctly III. Phlebotomy • The program will teach you how to draw blood from a patient effectively, prepare their samples, and perform bloodwork tests correctly in the lab. This program also awards you with an exam voucher for the Clinical Medical Assistant Certification exam by the National Healthcareer Association. What’s more, you also get an opportunity to participate in a clinical externship in your city for a more hands-on learning experience. In a nutshell, this program will open up various employment opportunities for you to choose from. 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 Dermatology 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: Dermatology • Medical assistants in the dermatology setting • Anatomy and physiology of the Integumentary system • Types of dermatitis and skin disorders 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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