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.