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    Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA)

    $3,295.00
    Have you thought about working with other professionals providing health care to patients? Are you a good team player? As a Clinical Medical Assistant you will work closely with patients and physicians; take vital signs, interview patients, record patient information, and provide point-of-care testing. Clinical Medical Assistants are projected to be among the fastest growing occupations in the next 5 years. Our course will also provide you with the latest HIPAA regulations, the Electronic Health Record, and how to care for special populations.

    Have you thought about working with other professionals providing health care to patients? Are you a good team player? As a Clinical Medical Assistant you will work closely with patients and physicians; take vital signs, interview patients, record patient information, and provide point-of-care testing. Clinical Medical Assistants are projected to be among the fastest growing occupations in the next 5 years. Our course will also provide you with the latest HIPAA regulations, the Electronic Health Record, and how to care for special populations. Completing our Clinical Medical Assistant program will help you prepare for a successful and rewarding career in the growing healthcare industry!

    Upon completing this program students will learn to:

    •Define the daily procedures performed by the physician and medical assistant
    •Identify the proper guidelines of obtaining vital signs and patient information
    •State the methods of the administration of medication and intravenous therapy
    •Define the various guidelines for performing phlebotomy and microbiology charges
    •Identify the standard guidelines for OSHA, sterilization and disinfection

    Outline

    Clinical Medical Assistant Module 1
    Keeping up with Medical Standards
    • Medical Office Administration and Clinical Documents
    • Laboratory and Diagnostic Procedure Documents
    • Therapeutic Service Documents
    • Hospital and Consent Documents
    • Charting in Different Types of Medical Record
    • Introduction to Medical Asepsis
    • The OSHA Standard
    • Microorganisms and Medical Asepsis
    • Regulated Medical Waste
    • Bloodborne Diseases
    Clinical Medical Assistant Module 2
    Sterilization, Disinfection and Taking Vital Signs
    • Introduction to Sterilization and Disinfection
    • Definition of Terms
    • Hazard Communication Standard
    • Procedures for Disinfection, Sanitation and Sterilization
    • Introduction to Vital Signs
    • Measuring Body Temperature
    • Taking a Pulse
    • Calculating Respirations
    • Performing Pulse Oximetry
    • Measuring Blood Pressure
    Clinical Medical Assistant Module 3
    The Physical Examination
    • Preparation of the Examining Room and the Patient
    • Measuring Height and Weight
    • Body Mechanics
    • Positioning and Draping the Patient
    • Assisting the Physician
    • Structure of the Eye
    • Assessment of Color Vision
    • Structure of the Ear
    • Assessment of Hearing Acuity
    • Ear and Eye Irrigation and Instillation
    Clinical Medical Assistant Module 4
    Promoting Healing and Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Introduction to Tissue Healing
    • Local Application of Heat and Cold
    • Cast, Splints, and Braces
    • Measuring and Instructing Patients with Ambulatory Aids
    • Introduction to the Gynecologic Exam
    • Breast and Pelvic Examinations
    • Vaginal Infections
    • Prenatal Care
    • Obstetrics
    • Postpartum Visits
    Clinical Medical Assistant Module 5
    Pediatrics and Minor Office Surgery
    • Pediatric Office Visits
    • Developing Rapport with Clients
    • Measuring Pediatric Vital Signs
    • Growth Measurements
    • Pediatric Injections and Immunizations
    • Surgical Asepsis
    • Instruments Used in Minor Office Surgery
    • Sterile Dressing Change
    • Assisting with Minor Office Surgery
    • Sutures and Bandaging
    Clinical Medical Assistant Module 6
    Administration of Medication and Intravenous Therapy
    • Legal Aspects
    • Routes of Administration
    • Drug Nomenclature
    • Converting Units of Measurement
    • Medication Record
    • Controlled and Prescription Drugs
    • Factors Affecting Drug Action
    • Parenteral Administration
    • Tublerculin Skin Testing
    • Intravenous Therapy
    Clinical Medical Assistant Module 7
    Common Health Procedures
    • The Structure and Conduction System of the Heart
    • Standardization of the Electrocardiograph, Paper, and Leads
    • Holder Monitoring and Cardiac Dysrhythmias
    • Peak Flow Measurement and Home Oxygen Therapy
    • Structure of the Large Intestine
    • Blood in the Stool and Various Types of Stool Tests
    • Introduction to Colon Procedures
    • Introduction to Male Reproductive Health
    • Introduction to Radiology
    • Introduction to Diagnostic Imaging
    Clinical Medical Assistant Module 8
    Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory and Urinalysis
    • Purpose of Laboratory Testing
    • Types of Clinical Laboratories
    • Quality Control
    • Recording Test Results
    • Laboratory Safety
    • Structure and Function of the Urinary System
    • Composition and Collection of Urine
    • Analysis of Urine
    • Rapid Urine Cultures
    • Pregnancy Testing
    Clinical Medical Assistant Module 9
    Phlebotomy and Hematology
    • Venipuncture
    • Vacuum Tube, Butterfly, and Syringe Methods of Venipuncture
    • Obtaining Serum and Plasma Specimen
    • Puncture Sites and Skin Puncture Devices
    • Micro-collection Devices
    • Components and Functions of Blood
    • Hemoglobin Determination
    • White and Red Blood Cell Count
    • Differential Counts
    • PT/INR
    Clinical Medical Assistant Module 10
    Blood Chemistry, Microbiology, and Emergency Medical Procedures
    • Collection of a Blood Chemistry Specimen
    • Test for Glucose and Management of Diabetes
    • Cholesterol, Triglycerides and Blood Urea Nitrogen
    • Antigen and Antibody Reactions
    • Microorganisms and Disease
    • Microbial Cultures
    • Sensitivity Testing
    • Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases
    • Emergency Medical Procedures
    • OSHA Safety Precautions

    Duration

    6 months

    Hours

    420

    Audience

    Any healthcare professional looking to become a clinical medical assistant and any professional looking to sit for the national certification exam.

    Certification

    Upon successful completion of our Clinical Medical Assistant course, 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).

    Language

    English

    Instructor

    This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

    Requirements

    Included in this program are the following textbooks:
    • Clinical Medical Assisting: Foundations and Practice
    • EKG Technician Program Standard
    • EKG Technician Program Standard Student Workbook
    • Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection From Basic to Advanced
    •Phlebotomy Technician Program Student Workbook

    HFCMA-02

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    Certification included
    true
    Training Plan URL
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