Certified Clinical Medical Assistant for the Experienced CMAA (Voucher Included)


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          Completion Time

          380 hours

          Access Time

          365 Days


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          Training Level


          Delivery Information:

          Online Asynchronous Self-paced


          Clinical medical assistants are skilled multitaskers 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. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job market for medical assistants will grow 16% through 2031, with 123,000 job openings projected each year. This online medical assistant certificate course will prepare you for positions working alongside medical providers performing clinical duties. These can include documenting medical history, measuring vital signs, assisting with exams and minor surgeries, performing laboratory testing, maintaining equipment and supplies, administering injections, obtaining blood specimens, and more.

          This online medical assistant course also includes the opportunity to become CPR certified and participate in an unpaid clinical experience. Because employers recognize that certified medical assistants deliver greater value, successful completion of this medical assistant training program will prepare you to sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national certification exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA). However, please research your state's requirements by visiting your state's Medical Board site prior to enrolling to ensure this course is the right fit for you. Please note this course does not qualify students to work as medical assistants in Washington state.

          Learning Outcomes

          What you will learn:
          • Specializes skills needed to contribute to a healthcare team in an ambulatory setting
          • Ethical behavior, therapeutic communication, patient privacy laws, medical terminology, and clinical procedures
          • Identify the professional traits that a medical assistant must possess
          • Discuss the various clinical job duties of a medical assistant
          • Recognize the importance of professional certification
          How you will benefit:
          • Identify the functions of the major body systems
          • Describe how to measure vital signs
          • Discuss the importance of medical and surgical asepsis
          • Summarize the basic guidelines for administration of injections
          • Explain the three methods used to perform venipuncture
          • Identify the placement of electrodes for an ECG
          • List the steps for obtaining a throat culture
          • State how to conduct physical and chemical examinations of urine
          • Recognize what constitutes a medical emergency
          • Professionalism represents the types of behavior that demonstrate your moral, ethical, and respectful attributes when interacting with patients and coworkers.
          • The medical assistant has a critical role in the ambulatory care setting performing clinical tasks under the direction of the provider.
          • An increasing number of employers now require that their medical assistants be certified, showing they have met certain educational requirements and are committed to continuing their education going forward.


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