Course Details


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Clinical Medical Assistant

Qualification Level: Entry Level

Course Introduction: 

Comprehensive training in clinical procedures and patient care.

Course Objective: Develop skills in patient assessment, clinical procedures, and medical office tasks.

Course Outline:

1. Introduction to Medical Assisting:
Overview of the role and responsibilities of a medical assistant
Ethical and legal considerations in healthcare
Professionalism and communication skills
2. Medical Terminology:
Basic medical vocabulary
Understanding medical abbreviations and acronyms
3. Anatomy and Physiology:
Overview of the human body systems
Common medical terms associated with anatomy and physiology
4. Patient Interaction and Communication:
Developing effective communication skills
Patient interviewing and history-taking
5. Medical Office Procedures:
Scheduling appointments
Managing medical records
Health insurance and billing processes
6. Medical Law and Ethics:
Understanding healthcare laws and regulations
Patient confidentiality and HIPAA compliance
7. Infection Control:
Basic principles of infection control
Sterilization and disinfection techniques
8. Vital Signs and Measurements:
Techniques for measuring vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration rate)
Body mass index (BMI) calculations
9. Phlebotomy and Laboratory Procedures:
Blood drawing techniques
Handling and processing lab specimens
10. Medication Administration:
Introduction to common medications and their administration
Dosage calculations
11. Emergency Procedures:
Basic first aid
CPR and AED training
12. Clinical Procedures:
Assisting with physical examinations
Performing EKGs (electrocardiograms)
Wound care and bandaging
13. Specialized Medical Practices:
Introduction to various medical specialties (e.g., pediatrics, dermatology)
Specialty-specific procedures and considerations
14. Externship/Practicum:
Hands-on experience in a healthcare setting
Application of learned skills under supervision
15. Review and Certification Preparation:
Comprehensive review of course material
Preparation for national certification exams (e.g., CMA, RMA).

Course Duration: 120 hours

Target Audience: Aspiring clinical medical assistants and healthcare professionals.

Mode of Training: Virtual/Live Training: Blended learning with in-person and online components.

Minimum Participants: 5

Maximum Participants: 15

Certificate Validity: 2 Years

Eligibility Criteria: High school diploma or equivalent.

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