Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate
The Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate program provides an in-depth analysis of human anatomy and physiology, clinical and laboratory procedures and patient contact skills utilized in a clinical environment. As a Clinical Medical Assistant program graduate, you are prepared for entry-level positions in medical clinics, laboratories, private physician’s offices, pharmacies and hospitals.
Employment of clinical medical assistants is projected to grow 29 percent from 2016 to 2026, as reported by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.† Clinical medical assistants continue to be in high demand as they become more relied upon as physicians’ practices switch to electronic records. Electronic health records are changing the way clinical medical assistants chart and manage medical records. Another contributing factor to the growth of clinical medical assisting is the healthier living habits of the population, giving them a longer lifespan. Also, the baby boomer generation is aging and their need for healthcare has spurred the need for additional healthcare professionals.
Clinical Medical Assistant Courses
Clinical Medical Assistant program students at the New York Metro campus of Mildred Elley will also have an opportunity to specialize by taking coursework in the following:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Medical Law & Ethics
- Document Processing
- Introduction to Patient Care
- Specialized Procedures
- Medical Terminology
- Medical Insurance
- Hematology & Phlebotomy Procedures
- Cardiovascular Care & Procedures
What a Clinical Medical Assistant Does
The clinical medical assistant performs basic patient care while supervised by a nurse or physician. They record patient information and evaluate vital signs. They assist a physician during a medical exam or minor surgical procedure. The clinical medical assistant also provides patient support and education.
Clinical Medical Assistant Program Benefits
Attending Mildred Elley means you not only receive a quality higher education experience, but it also means you get access to the most advanced job training available. Mildred Elley also offers many different benefits for program students.
- Financial Aid & Scholarships For Those Who Qualify
- Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
- Flexible School Schedule
- Convenient Location in Lower Manhattan’s Financial District
- Easy Access to Express Subways and Buses
- Approved for Veterans Education Benefits
- International Students Welcome