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: Medical Assisting is one of the fastest growing professions in healthcare, which is already one of the fastest growing industries. Medical Assistants earn this by being highly skilled in several of the most important aspects of patient care. They work in many different healthcare environments including outpatient or ambulatory care facilities, medical offices and clinics, and hospitals. 2016 surveys put the median income for Medical Assistants at $31,540 per year, and a job growth rate of 16% per year, one of the highest growth rates of any profession.
This program provides all of the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a career as a Medical Assistant. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be ready to obtain their national industry certifications and seek employment.
What’s in this program? This program helps students master the three medical skill sets that make up MAs:
1.- Clinical Medical Assistant-covers preparing patients for examination and testing, collecting cultures and specimens from patients, and instructing patients on treatment, medication, and diet. It may also include administering the medications and maintaining medical histories.
2.- Phlebotomy Technician-covers drawing blood from patients, preparing those samples, and sometimes performing basic laboratory tests.
3.- Electrocardiogram Technician-covers using specialized equipment to measure and monitor heart conditions.
Summary: Great pay, in high demand, and skills that can lead to specialized work in the future.Instructor Description
: This course provides students with certified, skilled facilitators to guide them through their learning experience. Facilitators who are well trained in a unique mastery methodology and provide one-on-one instruction to their students to ensure mastery of the course material. The course facilitator is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Facilitators also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.Certification
: Upon successful completion of this training program, students will be prepared to sit for the following national certifications from National Healthcareer Association's (NHA)
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national certification exam
Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) certification exam
Certified EKG Technician (CET) certification exam.
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
Included in this program are the following textbooks:
• Clinical Medical Assisting: Foundations and Practice
• EKG Technician Program Standard
• EKG Technician Program Standard Student Workbook
• Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection From Basic to Advanced
•Phlebotomy Technician Program Student Workbook