Course Details


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Medical Assistant Certification

Qualification Level: Entry Level

Course Introduction: Rigorous training covering clinical and administrative skills for medical assistants.

Course Objective: Equip participants with the knowledge and skills required for medical assistant roles.

Course Outline:

1. Introduction to Medical Assisting:
Overview of the medical assistant role and responsibilities
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. Continuing Education and Professional Development:
Information on maintaining certification and pursuing additional training or specializations

Course Duration: 150 Hours

Target Audience: Individuals aspiring to become medical assistants in healthcare settings.

Mode of Training: Virtual/Live Training: Blended approach combining hands-on practical sessions and online modules.

Minimum Participants: 7

Maximum Participants: 20

Certificate Validity: 2 Years

Eligibility Criteria: High school diploma or equivalent, basic computer skills


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