Clinical Medical Assistant with Mental Health 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 • Defining Mental Health • Common Mental Health Disorders • Mental Health Treatments • How to support those living with Mental Illness DESCRIPTION: This mental health training program is designed for any person who has no experience in the healthcare industry but wants to make a successful career as a Mental Health Clinical Medical Assistant. Therefore, with this program, you can make a rewarding career for yourself in one of the most critical aspects of patient care. This program is offered on a user-friendly platform so that you can make the most of your learning experience. Thus, you will learn three crucial medical skill sets in this program. I. Clinical Medical Assisting • You’ll learn how to collect cultures and specimens from patients and how to prepare them for examination. Also, you’ll learn how to educate patients on their treatment, medication, and diet. You’ll also learn how to administer medicine and maintain medical histories for patients. II. Electrocardiogram Proficiency • You’ll learn how to monitor a patient’s heart conditions with the use of specialized equipment. III. Phlebotomy • You’ll learn how to perform bloodwork tests, i.e., drawing blood from a patient and preparing their samples. Furthermore, you’ll learn how to perform laboratory tests. Once you complete this assessment-rich mental health training program, you’ll receive an exam voucher for the Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). In addition to that, you’ll also be provided with a clinical externship opportunity at a healthcare provider in your city for a hands-on learning experience. 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 Mental Health 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: Mental Health • An Overview of Mental Health • Common Mental Health Disorders • Mental Health Treatments • Supporting Persons Living with Mental Illness 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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