: EnglishShort Description
: Do you like helping people? Do you want a rewarding career where you can do what you enjoy while earning a generous salary? Medical assisting is just the career for you. Medical Assistant is the highest growing occupation. Medical Assistants are highly skilled in several of the most important aspects of patient care. They work in many different healthcare environments including outpatient or ambulatory care facilities, medical offices and clinics, and hospitals. 2018 surveys put the median income for Medical Assistants at $33,610 per year, and a job growth rate of 23% per year, one of the highest growth rates of any profession.
This program introduces you to the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career as a Medical Assistant. What’s in this program? This program
covers preparing patients for examination and testing, collecting cultures and specimens from patients, and instructing patients on treatment, medication, and diet. It may also include administering the medications and maintaining medical histories.
Summary: Great pay, in high demand, and skills that can lead to specialized work in the future.Instructor Description
: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!Certification
: Upon successful completion of this training program, students will be prepared to sit for the national certification from National Healthcareer Association's (NHA)
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
• Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended
• Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
• Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
• Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
• Adobe PDF Reader