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Explore a Career as a Clinical Medical Assistant

Explore a Career as a Clinical Medical Assistant

Demand for medical assistants will grow 23 percent through 2024, so there’s never been a better time to explore a career in healthcare! This online course will give you an overview of the job duties and scope of practice of clinical medical assistants. You will learn about the different types of medical records and how to enhance the overall patient experience. You will also get an introduction to charting patient complaints, creating progress notes, and collecting medical history.


  • Lesson 1 – Becoming a Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Lesson 2 – Medical Documents, Reports, and the Medical Record
  • Lesson 3 – Telecommunications, Enhancing the Patient Experience, and Professionalism Attributes
  • Lesson 4 – Computers, Insurance, and Medical Billing and Coding
  • Lesson 5 – Major Body Systems and Pathophysiology
  • Lesson 6 – The Chief Complaint and Patient History
  • Lesson 7 – Recording Vital Signs
  • Lesson 8 – The Physical Examination and the Laboratory Testing
  • Lesson 9 – Medical Asepsis, Infection Control, and Basic Microbiology
  • Lesson 10 – Surgical Asepsis and Sterilization Techniques
  • Lesson 11 – Basic Guidelines for Administration of Injections and Noninjectable Medications
  • Lesson 12 – Emergencies and First Aid in the Medical Office

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Animate (not included in enrollment).
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

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<ul><li>6 Weeks Access</li>
<li>Course Code: mst</li>
<li>Start Dates* Jan 12 | Feb 09 | Mar 16 | Apr 13 </li>
<li>$187.00 USD</li></ul><BR><BR>
<ul><li>3 Months Access</li>
<li>Course Code: T14122</li>
<li>No Instructor, Start Anytime</li>
<li>$187.00 USD</li></ul>

Meggen Leigh Green is registered nurse who previously worked as clinical medical assistant for over 10 years at a large pediatric group. As a medical assistant, Meggen worked as both a clinical supervisor and team leader, overseeing all clinical staff training, ongoing education, evaluations, vaccine inventory, and laboratory certifications. She holds a Medical Assisting degree and ASN RN degree from Ivy Tech.

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Duration: 6 Weeks / 24 Hrs