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 • Orthopedic Anatomy and Disorders • Orthopedic Practice and Procedures • Physical Therapy Practice and Procedures DESCRIPTION: This orthopedic medical assistant program is designed for individuals who havenot worked in the healthcare industry before. With this multi-media rich and highly interactive program, you can become a professional clinical medical assistant with a specialization in orthopedics and physical therapy. Thus, you can find work in a specialized setting in dermatologist clinics, hospitals, and ambulatory care facilities. Our program is accessible on a user-friendly platform, allowing everyone to make the most of it with ease.Thus, the program will help you perfect three vital medical skills that an orthopedic medical assistant must possess. These include: I. Electrocardiogram Proficiency • You will learn how to use specialized equipment effectively to measure and monitor various heart conditions that patients may have. II. Clinical Medical Assisting • You will learn how to: o Collect cultures and specimens from patients o Prepare them for testing and examination o Instruct them on treatment and medication o Administer medicine appropriately III. Phlebotomy • You will learn how to draw patients’ blood, prepare their samples, and conduct bloodwork tests appropriately in labs. Our program also includes an exam voucher for the Clinical Medical Assistant Certification exam by the National Health career Association. Also, we’ll facilitate a clinical externship opportunity for you at a local healthcare provider for a chance at hands-on learning. Thus, both the certification and the externship experience will help create a variety of employment opportunities for you. 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.