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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant for the Experienced CMAA (Voucher Included) includes:
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) for the Experienced CMAA
Clinical medical assistants are versatile and valuable members of the healthcare team. They handle a broad range of duties that help physicians optimize patient care. And with an aging population, the clinical medical assistant has become one of today’s fastest growing careers.
Holding certification will set you apart in the field by demonstrating that you possess specialized skills needed in any healthcare clinic or office. This course will prepare you for certification while training you to work in this high-demand field. You will learn how to effetely perform duties ranging from pharmacology to recording vital signs as well as key medical terms.
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to take the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). The exam registration fee is included.
Clinical medical assistants are skilled multi-taskers who help to maximize the productivity of the healthcare team. To stand out in this high-demand field, you need a specialized skill set and certification. This National Healthcareer Association-certified course will train you for an entry-level position as a clinical medical assistant and prepare you for the certification exam.
You will learn how medical law, ethics, and HIPAA rules factor into a clinical medical assistant’s work. In addition, you will be trained to use scheduling systems, facilitate patient check-in and check-out, assess medical record, administer injections, and more. You will also study body systems and their main functions, so you can assist with patient exams. Upon completion, you will be eligible to sit for the NHA’s CEHR certification exam.
I. Major Body Systems
IV. Nutrition and Special Diets
V. The Chief Complaint and Patient History
VI. Recording Vital Signs
VII. The Physical Examination
VIII. Specialty Exams and Procedures
IX. Medical Asepsis and Infection Control
X. Surgical Asepsis and Sterilization Techniques
XI. Surgical Instruments
XII. Assisting with Minor Office Surgeries
XIII. Introduction to the Medical Laboratory
XIV. Basic Microbiology
XV. Introduction to Phlebotomy
XVI. Basic Hematology
XVIII. Administering Noninjectable Medications
XIX. Basic Guidelines for Administration of Injections
XX. Diagnostic Imaging
XXI. Rehabilitation and Treatment Modalities
XXII. First Aid Techniques
XXIII. Emergencies in the Medical Office
I. Your Foundation in Medical Terminology
II. The Skeletal and Muscular Systems
III. The Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
IV. The Digestive, Urinary, and Reproductive Systems
V. Nervous and Integumentary Systems and Special Senses
VI. The Lymphatic, Immune, and Endocrine Systems
This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems, Firefox, Chrome, or IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection, e-mail account, Microsoft Word (for assignment submissions), and Windows Media Player (which is available as a free download).
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Nancy Smith has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare education. Previously, she taught administrative medical programs in the vocational school and community college setting. In addition, she has professional experience as a medical coder, medical records auditor, and medical office manager. Smith is a member of AHIMA and has a CCS-P coding certification.
Carline Dalgleish has worked in medical office administration for over 30 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Information Systems, a master’s degree in Leadership, and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Health Information Management. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator and an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer. Dalgleish is the author of an ICD-10 coding system and also owns her own consulting firm, AnnGrant Educational Services.
Sharon L. Blackford, MA, BA, RMA has over 30 years’ experience in the medical field. She has a master’s degree in Organizational Management, a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, and has served as a Registered Medical Assistant since 1994. She is originally from Chicago, Illinois and has worked in the United States Army. Blackford is also a veteran, having served in the United States Army as an active duty Clinical Specialist for 10 years.
1. Can I register for courses if I am an international student?
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country’s regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
2. Does this course prepare for a certification?
Yes. After successfully completing this course, you will be able to take the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). The exam registration fee is included.
3. When can I start this course?
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
4. How long does it take to complete this course?
After you register, you will receive (6) months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.
5. What if I don't have enough time to complete the course within the time frame provided?
If you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee will be charged. If you are funded through a third-party organization, approval may also be required.
6. What kind of support will I receive?
The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, your course may be supported by a team of industry experts. You will also be assigned a Student Advisor for academic support.
7. What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successfully passing the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through.
8. Am I guaranteed a job?
ed2go courses will help you gain the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.
9. Can I get financial assistance?
ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses. Additionally, you may qualify for financial assistance if you meet certain requirements. To learn more about financial assistance, click here.
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