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Clinical Medical Assistant CMA
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Clinical Medical Assistant CMA

This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career in healthcare. The program will train you to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office.The CMA Program offers classroom instruction, hands-on-labs, and a clinical externship opportunity

Clinical Medical Assistant Program▲♥, HHS112 96 Hours
Phlebotomy

This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train you to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy, and the cardiac life cycle. You will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, professional workplace behavior, ethics, and the legal aspects of healthcare.

This program includes 96 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on labs and a clinical externship opportunity (Course# HHS126) at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, you must successfully complete the 96-hour course, submit to a thorough background check and drug screening, and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.▲This Course is eligible for Tuition Installment Plan.This course is Veterans Administration Approved.

Clinical Medical Assistant—Labs and Clinical Externship▲♥, HHS126 90 Hours

This 90-hour course serves as the required lab (40 hours) and clinical externship (50 hours) part of the Clinical Medical Assistant Program. Focus will be on the clinical responsibilities of the medical office; assisting the physician with patient contact and related care; preparing patients for examination and treatment; routine laboratory procedures and diagnostic testing; HIPAA and patient confidentiality; the legal aspects of healthcare and related regulatory issues; recording and taking vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician’s office visit; review and administration of medications, allergies, and other pharmacology related items; laboratory procedures; phlebotomy and the proper techniques to collect specimens for laboratory analysis; and cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG.

To be eligible for this course, you must be enrolled in and/or have successfully completed the 96-hourClinical Medical Assistant classroom course HHS112, submit to a thorough background check and drug screening, and meet other requirements. Upon successful completion of both courses, you would be eligible to sit for the National Health Career Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination. ▲This Course is eligible for Tuition Installment Plan.This course is Veterans Administration Approved.

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