The Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist and Medical Terminology is an online program that will prepare you for a rewarding career in the healthcare industry. In fact, 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 this dual electronic health records specialist certification and medical administrative assistant certification program, you will gain a wide range of medical office management skills that healthcare professionals need for a successful career in a medical setting.
This all-inclusive National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certified course can unlock the door to a burgeoning career. Certified Medical Administrative Assistants possess a broad scope of knowledge and skills that make them ideal professionals for any ambulatory care setting, including medical practices, urgent care centers, ambulatory surgery centers, hospital clinics, same-day surgery centers, and dialysis clinics. Employment is also available in medical laboratories, government agencies, and educational institutions. The course also includes an opportunity to participate in unpaid work experience.
This course offers valuable training in medical office management, legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts, information on what is stored in an electronic health record (EHR) system, the steps required to implement an electronic health record system in a medical practice, how staff members and patients interact with EHR systems, and what benefits these systems provide compared to traditional paper records.
Medical Terminology covers the language of medicine. In the medical terminology section, you will study word parts and the structures and functions of the human body. You will also study disorders and medical procedures common to each body system, including musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, integumentary, genitourinary, lymphatic, and immune.
Upon completion of this program, you will be ready to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) national certification exams offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and will receive the study guide materials, access to practice exams, and registration fees for both. This course includes vouchers that cover the fees for the certification exams.
The course also includes an opportunity to participate in clinical experience.
Disclaimer: To qualify for the clinical experience applications 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 may be affecting the capacity of availability in your area. Students can begin researching the steps of the application process 2 weeks prior to completing courses.