Clinical Medical Assistant

Summary

  • Duration: 16 Weeks
  • 80-hour Externship in a clinic or medical office
  • Hands-on training and lab simulations
  • Morning and evening classes available
  • Ongoing Enrollment

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Clinical Medical Assistant Program

The Clinical Medical Assistant training program at U.S. Academy is designed to equip students with the essential knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to support physicians in medical offices. This comprehensive course focuses on back-office medical assisting, emphasizing skills such as measuring vital signs, recording patient histories, conducting physical examinations, administering medical doses accurately, performing lab procedures and EKGs, as well as handling emergency medical procedures.

Students must fulfill an 80-hour externship at a medical clinic or office, allowing them to apply the knowledge and skills acquired during the program. Upon successfully finishing the program, students will receive a Clinical Medical Assistant certificate, empowering them to confidently pursue entry-level positions in the field.

Attaining a Clinical Medical Assistant certificate enhances your marketability in today's competitive job market. Employers typically favor candidates who have undergone training and gained hands-on experience in the field, offering a distinct advantage over those lacking such qualifications.

What's great about U.S Academy's Clinical Medical Assistant program is its short duration, as it can be finished in just 16 weeks. This swift pace puts you on the fast track to starting a fulfilling career as a clinical medical assistant. You can reach out to us, and our admissions team will be in touch to provide you with all the details required for enrollment in our Clinical Medical Assistant program.

Summary

  • Duration: 16 Weeks
  • 80-hour Externship in a clinic or medical office
  • Hands-on training and lab simulations
  • Morning and evening classes available
  • Ongoing Enrollment

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Skills You Will Learn

U.S. Academy's Clinical Medical Assistant program is an in-depth 16-week course designed to equip students with the skills necessary for entry-level clinical medical assistant roles. The program covers essential topics such as basic medical terminology, patient vital sign measurement, operation of EKG machines, blood tube handling, stethoscope use, medical instrument proficiency, and a variety of other pertinent subjects.

After successfully finishing the program and receiving your certificate, you'll possess the confidence to excel in a clinical medical assistant role. Our program ensures a robust foundation in the field of medical assisting, empowering you for success.

Our instructors are not just experienced; they have also actively worked in the medical assistant field. This firsthand experience enables them to share invaluable insights and knowledge directly from their professional practice to you.

Prior to program completion, you'll be required to complete an 80-hour externship with an approved ocal employer, offering firsthand exposure to working as a clinical medical assistant. This practical experience is invaluable, enhancing your resume and demonstrating to potential employers your real-world proficiency and marketability in the job market.

The Clinical Medical Assistant program will instruct you through a varity of platforms, including:

  • Clinics & Labs
  • Classroom Lectures
  • Textbooks
  • Externship
  • Practice Demonstrations
  • And much more

Clinical Medical Assistant Career Outcomes

Upon completing our Clinical Medical Assistant program, you'll have the opportunity to secure positions in various healthcare settings, ranging from assisted living facilities and doctor's offices to clinics, emergency rooms, and nursing homes.

As a graduate of the program, you may qualify for the following positions:

  • Nursing Clinical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Assistant

About The Clinical Medical Assistant Program

While the Clinical Medical Assistant program can be challenging, it offers an engaging and enjoyable learning experience. With 220 hours of instruction and an 80-hour externship, the program provides comprehensive knowledge and practical training, enabling you to seamlessly transition into the role of a clinical medical assistant and contribute effectively from day one. Below is an overview of the courses included in the Clinical Medical Assistant Course curriculum.

Course Titles

Hours

Introduction to Medical Assisting and Health Professions

5

The Patient Chart: Medical History & Documentation

10

Employment Strategies & Interview Techniques

5

Vital Signs & Measurements

10

Physical Examination

5

Patient Coaching

5

Medical Terminology

10

Human Anatomy

10

Infection Control

5

Nutrition & Health, Allergy and Disease

5

Allergy and Infectious Disease

5

Gastroenterology

5

Urology and Male Reproduction

5

Obstetrics and Gynecology

5

Urinalysis

10

Electrocardiology

8

Medical Emergencies

2

Cardiology

5

Pulmonology

5

Basic Pharmacology

5

Calculation of Medication Dosage

10

Medication Administration

5

Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

10

Dermatology

5

Orthopedics and Rheumatology

5

Assisting with Minor Surgery

10

Neurology

5

Behavioral Health

5

Pediatrics

5

Geriatrics

5

Laboratory Procedures Safety & Regulatory Guidelines

10

Phlebotomy Venipuncture & Capillary Puncture

10

Hematology, Analysis of Blood

5

Microbiology and Immunology

5

Mandatory Externship

80

Classes Starting
May 29th, 2024!