Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Professional
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Clinical Medical Assistants are one of the fastest growing professions in healthcare, which is already one of the fastest growing industries. Clinical Medical Assistants earn this by being highly skilled in several of the most important aspects of patient care. Clinical Medical Assistants 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 Clinical Medical Assistants at $46,000 per year, and a job growth rate of 16% per year, one of the highest growth rates of any profession.
What’s in this program? This program helps students master the three medical skill sets that make up CCMA-P:
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.
Included Certifications! Included in your program tuition is the exam vouchers for the National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification, Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Certification, and EKG Technician (CET) Certification. **Note: the Phlebotomy and EKG exams have specific hands on requirements before candidates are able to sit for the certification. Please visit nhanow.com for more eligibility information**
This program includes national certifications, for state specific information regarding the licensing requirements in your state please visit your states regulatory board.
This program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! This will give you invaluable hands-on experience. Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.
Summary: Great pay, in high demand, and skills that can lead to specialized work in the future, including continuing a career path toward becoming a cardiovascular technician, a dialysis technician, a laboratory technician, or a surgical technician.
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.
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
- Certification included