Clinical Medical Assistant with Orthopedics and Physical Therapy Specialization

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$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 • 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.
INFORMATION
Specialize In Orthopedics And Physical Therapy 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: Orthopedics and Physical Therapy • Anatomy & Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System • Diseases and Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System • Orthopedic Practice and Procedures • Physical Therapy Practice and Procedures Module 12: Cardiovascular System • Heart Structure • Blood Flow • Heart's Conduction System • EKG Terminology • EKG Waves and Segments • EKG Intervals Module 13: EKG Supplies and Equipment • Thermal EKG Paper • Electrodes • Electrocardiograph Settings and Calibration • Biopolar Leads • Augmented Leads • Chest Leads Module 14: 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 15: EKG Testing • Exercise Stress Test • Nuclear Stress Test • Holter Monitor • Cardiac Event Recorder • Implantable Loop Recorder • Transtelephonic Monitoring • Portable Handheld EKG Monitors Module 16: Venipuncture Equipment and Safety • Personal Protective Equipment • Tourniquets • Antiseptics • Evacuated Collection Tubes • Post-exposure Needle stick Follow-Up Module 17: Venipuncture • Patient Prep • Preparing Venipuncture • Performing Venipuncture • Completing Venipuncture • Complications with Venipuncture Module 18: Capillary Puncture • Equipment • Site Selection • Patient Prep • Collecting the Specimen Module 19: Specimen Handling • Chain of Custody • Capillary Puncture Specimen Handling
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