What is a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)?
A CCMA is a certified health care worker who performs the administrative and clinical tasks that keep the offices of licensed health practitioners running smoothly. More specifically they: greet patients, take vital signs, administer medication, prepare/instruct the patient for their examination, maintain medical records, etc.
Where does a CCMA work?
The offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners, and clinics.
The Following Will Be Covered in all CCMA Training Courses:
Introduction to Medical Assisting
The Profession of Medical Assisting; Types of Medical Practice; Legal and Ethical Issues in Medical Practice, Including HIPAA; Communication with Patients
Administrative Medical Assisting
Using and Maintaining Office Equipment; Using Computers in the Office; Managing Correspondence and Mail; Managing Office Supplies; Maintaining Patient Records; Interacting With Patients; Financial Responsibilities
Clinical Medical Assisting
Principles of Asepsis; Infection-Control Techniques; HIV, Hepatitis, and Other Blood-Borne Pathogens; Preparing the Examination and Treatment Areas; Assisting With Patients; Physician's Office Laboratory Procedures
Anatomy and Physiology
Organization of the Body; The Integumentary System; The Skeletal System; The Muscular System; The Nervous System; The Circulatory System; The Immune System; The Respiratory System; The Digestive System; The Endocrine System; Special Senses; The Urinary System; The Reproductive System
Speciality Practice and Medical Emergencies
Assisting With Examinations in the Basic Specialities; Medical Emergencies and First Aid; Assisting WIth Minor Surgery; Assisting With Cold and Heat Therapy and Ambulation
Nutrition, Pharmacology, and Diagnostic Equipment
Nutrition and Special Diets; Principles of Pharmacology; Drug Administration; Electrocardiography and Pulmonary Function Testing; X-Rays and Diagnostic Radiology
(Reserved for RN, EMTS, PT, CNA, CCMA, CET, LPN, MLT, DR, LVN, DA, Medical Students, Science Majors as well as other CURRENT Healthcare Professionals). Contact us if you are unsure as to whether or not you qualify.
Training Fee: $1,999*
*Special pricing applies for those who are currently working as a Medical Lab Assistant or have completed an accredited Medical Lab training program.