CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT
The Clinical Medical Assistant Program is designed to prepare students for work in various healthcare settings. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various tasks including assisting with administration of medications, minor procedures, performing EKGs, and obtaining laboratory specimens for testing. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician’s offices, clinics, hospitals and outpatient facilities. Our program includes instruction on preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, pharmacology, documenting vital signs, phlebotomy, 12-lead EKG, and medical terminology. The Clinical Medical Assistant Program prepares students to assist physicians by performing the clinical functions of a medical office. 180 hours. At the end of the course you will sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certification through NHA.
MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT WITH BILLING/CODING SPECIALIST
This course will teach the basic skills needed to obtain an entry-level position in a medical office, hospital setting or related healthcare facility. The area of study includes medical reception, medical billing, medical terminology, CPT.4/ICD.10 coding, medical records, ethics, confidentiality, communication skills, appointment scheduling, and an overview of various insurance plans and allied health fields. Approximately 100 hours.
Students will be eligible for 2 certificates: CMAA & CBCS
PHLEBOTOMY & EKG TECHNICIAN
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Learn the skills and responsibilities that include universal precautions, capillary punctures, complications of phlebotomy and special procedures. Study principles of electrocardiography and train to perform a 12-lead EKG. Understand the relationship of the conduction system to the cardiac cycle. Learn to prepare patients for EKG, identify dysrhythmias, recognize technical errors and react to emergency situations. This course is a combination of theory and practical training. In class, live venipunctures are a component of this course. This comprehensive program prepares students for the National Certification Exam. Participating students and volunteer subjects must sign an “Acknowledgment of Risk” form.
Industry Certification Eligibility: National Healthcare Association (NHA) Certificate. CLASS NOT CURRENTLY SCHEDULED! Call if you are interested, 914.592.0849.