The program is a comprehensive, across-the-board, study of duties and responsibilities expected of Clinical Medical Assistants with emphasis on the clinical duties students will be required to perform in the workplace rather than a pure focus on the clerical tasks (though those are covered as well). Clinical duties may include-
taking and recording vitals
recording medical histories
preparing patients for examination
assisting minor surgery
drawing blood and collecting specimens/samples
glucose and cholesterol testing
taking anthropocentric measurements
urinary catheterization (male and female)
minor medical procedures under direction of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.
administrative duties (scheduling, maintaining medical records, as well as billing & coding for insurance purposes)
The Comprehensive Clinical Medical Assistant Program (CMA) prepares students with classroom and laboratory theories to work in healthcare. Students will learn the clinical and administrative aspects of the program and how to assist healthcare professionals, including : Physicians, Nurses, Podiatrists, Chiropractors, and other healthcare providers. CMAs provides quality patient care and the functionality related to thee clinical aspects of a medical office. Instruction topics include basic human anatomy, medical terminology, initial and routine laboratory procedures, basic pharmacology, administering topical, oral, intramuscular medication, and obtaining/recording vital signs. Our program includes the technical aspects of Phlebotomy ( blood and specimens collections) and the Electrocardiogram ( 12-Lead EKG and the cardiac life cycle ). Students will utilize SimChart, an interactive electronic health record system that ensures students will have the necessary charting skills to be successful in any medical office setting. After completion of the program, student may find work in a variety of medical facilities providing patient care. Medical assisting is one of the fastest growing careers in healthcare.
4 POSSIBLE CERTIFICATIONS*
(CMA, MAA, Phlebotomy, EKG)
*Certificate exams administered by National Health career association
Less than six months.
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