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 CCMA Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records. 
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean. 
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height. 
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician. 
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician. 
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing. 
  • Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians' instructions to patients. 
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses. 
  • Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones, taking dictation, or completing insurance forms. 
  • Greet and log in patients arriving at office or clinic. 
  • Schedule appointments for patients. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures.
  • Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission. 
  • Inventory and order medical, lab, or office supplies or equipment. 
  • Operate x-ray, electrocardiogram (EKG), or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Change dressings on wounds. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Set up medical laboratory equipment. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Keep financial records or perform other bookkeeping duties, such as handling credit or collections or mailing monthly statements to patients.
Duties:

This program is designed to teach students the skills necessary for employment in the modern medical facility. A qualified medical assistant is capable of performing a wide range of duties, with a variety of technical detail; thus helping the physician in many clinical situations. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a certificate of completion and will be eligible for National Certification through the American Education Certification Association (AECA).

Knowledge
Skills
  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. 
  • Psychology — Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. 

  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively. 
  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. 
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. 
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. See more occupations related to this skill.
    Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people. 
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others. 
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Instructing — Teaching others how to do something. 
Program Info

Duration: 3-5 months

Schedules: 

Morning: Monday - Friday

Morning: Monday - Thursday

Evening: Monday - Friday

Evening: Monday - Thursday 

Weekend: Saturday - Sunday

Weekend: Saturdays Only


Cost of Program Includes:

Books, National Certifications & Program Supplies

  1. Clinical Medical Assistant Specialist Certification
  2. EKG Technician Certification
  3. Phlebotomy Technician Certification
  4. Cardiac Monitor Technician Certification
  5. Cardiac Arrhythmia Analysis Technician
  6. Bloodborne Pathogen Prevention Certification
  7. CPR Certification
  8. First Aide Certification

Students eligible in this program are available for the following

National Certifications

National Certification (with this program):
Program/Course Description: