Online Hybrid Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

CCMA Info


Course Description: This 320-hour online / hybrid course is designed to prepare students to work as multi-skilled health professionals, and perform administrative and designated clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examinations, drawing blood and administering medications as directed by a physician. With the integration of these two skills students will gain sufficient knowledge to perform a variety of a medical assistant tasks and to prepare individual for the National Health career Association certification examination. Most medical assistants work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare facilities.


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Course Requirements

  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology And Anatomy is strongly recommended.
  • High School diploma, GED, or HSE (GED).
  • Student attending this course is required to be Covid-19 Vaccinated: https://www.cuny.edu/coronavirus/faqs/        

Course Outline

I. Medical Terminology/Anatomy and Physiology

II. General Discipline of Medical Assisting & Medical Office Administration

III. Electronic Health Record (EHR)

IV. The Clinical Medical Assistant

  • EK
  • Phlebotomy
  • Vital Signs

V. Professional Training and Assistance

Tuition Cost

Tuition: $3,199

Registration Fee: $25


Total: $3,224

*Exams and textbooks cost are not included the tuition.

Career Outlook

According to the US Department of Labor outlook handbook, the employment of medical assistants is expected to grow 23 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. MA job postings increased at least 9% each year.  The growth of the aging baby-boom population will continue to increase demand for preventive medical services, which are often provided by physicians. As a result, physicians will hire more assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, allowing the physicians to see more patients.

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T,W,TH COURSE SECTION  (Instructor: Judilyn Canete)

kinns textbookKinn's The Administrative Medical Assistant

13th Edition 

ISBN-13: 978-0323396721 

ISBN-10: 9780323396721

 

(Students need this book on the first day of class)

This textbook can be purchased ahead of time.

 

 

ICD-10-CM, CPT & HCPCS Coding Books

(These three coding books are not required on the first day of class. Wait for further instructions from the instructors.)

Students can purchase the books from: 

https://www.aapc.com/medical-coding-books/physician-bundle-1/

book bundle

 Additional Requirements:

•    Printer
•    Speaker Phone and Camera
•    Computer / Laptop/Smartphone or Tablet
•    Internet Connection
•    Active Email Address
•    Software download of Moodle and Zoom 

 

 


 

M, T, W, TH COURSE SECTION  (Instructor: Terrance Richards)

The following textbook is required on the first day of class. This is for medical terminology and anatomy and physiology.

The Language of Medicine

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By Chabner, Davi-Ellen, Edition: 12

Publication Date: 03-31-2020

ISBN: 9780323597821
Copyright: 2020

These books are for clinical procedures, EKG & Phlebotomy as well as all administrative material.

This is the 14th edition although a 15th is out now.

IMPORTANT: This is a set that has the textbook and workbook with lab procedures. Students need both Textbook + workbook. 

The Medical Assistant

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ISBN: 9780323655743
Copyright: 2020

Publication Date: 01-06-2020

Study Guide and Procedure Checklist Manual for Kinn's The Medical Assistant 

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ISBN: 9780323758321
Copyright: 2020

Last Updated: 02/13/2024 13:14