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
In addition to learning about phlebotomy, clinical medical assisting and electrocardiogram proficiency, you’ll learn about:
• Electronic Health Record
• Latest HIPAA regulations
• How you must care for specific special populations
To ensure that you’re successful in your career and that you stand out from others seeking a similar career path, we’ve included exam vouchers along with training and preparation for four national industry certifications.
These certifications are as follows.
1. EKG Technician
2. Electronic Health Records Management
3. Medical Assistant
4. Phlebotomy Technician By successfully acquiring each of these certifications, you’ll significantly improve your qualification.
This, in turn, will help you increase your opportunities for finding certified medical assistant jobs. Once you’ve become a Certified Medical Assistant, you can make a successful career for yourself as you work alongside physicians.
Some of the tasks you can expect to perform as a Clinical Medical Assistant Master Professional include:
• Interviewing patients
• Taking vital signs
• Providing point-of-care testing
• Recording patient information
These are only some of the vital work you’ll be doing as a professional in the ever growing healthcare industry.
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 state's' requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.