This comprehensive National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certified course bundle will train you for one of today's fastest-growing medical careers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job market for medical assistants will grow 16% through 2031, which is much faster than the average job.
In the online medical assistant training course, you will learn how medical law, ethics, and HIPAA rules factor into a clinical medical assistant's work. It will prepare you for roles working alongside medical providers performing clinical and administrative duties. You will be trained to use scheduling systems, facilitate patient check-in and check-out, assess medical records, administer injections, measure vital signs, maintain equipment and supplies, and more. In this medical assistant course, you will also study body systems and their primary functions so that you can assist with patient exams.
The second part of the bundle will train you in electronic health record (EHR) systems and prepare you for EHR certification. In this EHR training, you will learn how staff members and patients interact with EHR systems, what benefits these systems provide, and the steps to implementing an electronic health record system.
The course also includes the opportunity to become CPR certified and participate in an unpaid clinical experience. Upon completion, you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national certification exams offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA) upon eligibility. This course includes vouchers which cover the fee for the exams. However, please research your state's requirements by visiting your state's Medical Board site before enrolling to ensure this CCMA course is the right fit for you. Students intending to work in Washington state may be required to provide or request an official transcript from the school they are enrolled with to qualify for employment as a Medical Assistant – Certified.
The course also includes an opportunity to participate in a clinical experience.
Disclaimer: To qualify for the clinical experience application process, students must successfully complete the online course and have account balances up to date (at a minimum). Going through the clinical experience application process does not guarantee a placement. However, affiliated partnerships increase the likelihood of finding a site that matches student needs. COVID-19 may be affecting the capacity of availability in your area. Students can begin researching the steps of the application process two weeks prior to completing their courses. Please note that students in Washington state will be required to participate in a 180-hour clinical experience to qualify for employment as a Medical Assistant – Certified.