Classes are all done online, in which video lectures and materials are reviewed at home. Get started in a non-credit undergraduate program and earn credentials employers recognize.
The program prepares students to work with clinical coordinators or practice administrators. As a Clinical Medical Assistant, you will be involved in the comprehensive medical billing and setup of patients for medical facilities. You will also be involved in the practice and management of a medical office in areas such as receptionist duties, telephone techniques, appointment scheduling, verbal and written communications, medical and non-medical record management. You will learn basic patient setup for triage care and perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners run smoothly.
Clinical duties vary according to state law and include: taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination, and assisting the physician during the examination.
The course meets the requirements of the NHA (National Healthcare and Association) board where upon completion of the program, students can register for the national certification exams.
This course prepares student to sit for the following certification exam:
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Exam (CCMA) offered by National Healthcare and Association (NHA) www.nhanow.com
The externship serves as a working experience, as well as a reference for future employment. For an additional fee of $650, students receive hands-on-training by completing a minimum of 160 clock-hour externships at a local medical site through MK Education.
MK Education has established relationships with sites (clinics and hospitals) nationwide to provide potential opportunities to complete this externship for all students.
For more information, contact MK Education at 630-541-3600 ext. 8606 or submit your name and email at the request for info box below, and a representative will get back shortly.