Medical Assistant - Live Online (Internship Sold Separately)

193 Hours / Access Length: Schedule Varies / Delivery: Live Online, Instructor Led
Retail Price: $2,995.00

Course Overview:

93 Hours Synchronous Learning / 100 Hours Online Learning

Course Offerings

Enrollment requests submitted later than one week prior to a course launch date are subject to approval. Advertised dates do not reflect available slots in a cohort.

Sessions:

Mondays & Wednesdays
January 23, 2023 – May 8, 2023
7 PM – 10 PM ET
 
Tuesdays & Thursdays
March 28, 2023 – July 13, 2023
7 PM – 10 PM ET
 
Mondays & Wednesdays
May 22, 2023 – September 11, 2023
7 PM – 10 PM ET
 
Tuesdays & Thursdays
July 25, 2023 – November 7, 2023
7 PM – 10 PM ET
 
Mondays & Wednesdays
September 18, 2023 – January 17, 2024
7 PM – 10 PM ET
 
Tuesdays & Thursdays
November 28, 2023 – March 29, 2024
7 PM – 10 PM ET
 

Tuition Includes:
Book(s)
Materials

In this course, we will explore the profession of medical assisting by looking at the role of the medical assistant, the importance of health records, and key terminology in the field. We will learn the fundamentals of medical assisting such as infection control and medical emergencies. Assisting with medications, helping with the different medical specialties, and working with the clinical lab are topics that will be explored.

Recommended Prerequisites:  High School Graduate or GED holder.

Course Exam

This course prepares the student to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA) national certification exam.

Course Outline:

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Medical Assisting
  • Lesson 2: The Language of Medicine
  • Lesson 3: Fundamentals of Clinical Medicine
  • Lesson 4: Physical Examination
  • Lesson 5: Nutrition and Health Promotion
  • Lesson 6: Surgical Outpatient
  • Lesson 7: ECG and Wave Interpretation
  • Lesson 8: Emergency Response
  • Lesson 9: Pharmacology and the Medical Assistant Role
  • Lesson 10: Pharmacology Part 2
  • Lesson 11: Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
  • Lesson 12: Dermatology
  • Lesson 13: Allergy and Infectious Disease
  • Lesson 14: Gastroenterology
  • Lesson 15: Orthopedics & Rheumatology and Neurology
  • Lesson 16: Behavioral Health and Endocrinology
  • Lesson 17: Cardiology
  • Lesson 18: Pulmonology
  • Lesson 19: Urology & Male Reproduction and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Lesson 20: Pediatrics and Geriatrics
  • Lesson 21: Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory and Urinalysis
  • Lesson 22: Blood Collection
  • Lesson 23: Analysis of Blood
  • Lesson 24: Microbiology and Immunology
  • Lesson 25: Skills and Strategies
  • Lesson 26: Final Review / Catch-up Day / Certification Review

Instructional Strategies:

  • Self-Directed Study
  • Skills Demonstration
  • Online Activities

Methods of Evaluation:

  • Quizzes & Exams
  • Skills Demonstration
  • Learner-Centered Activities

Instructor Biography:

Coming soon!

Grading System:

Student must pass all quizzes, exams, and national exam (if applicable) at a passing rate to be eligible for a Certificate of  Training Completion. If an internship is included in your course you will be required to complete the internship prior to receiving a Certificate of Training Completion.

Attendance:

Students are expected to arrive on time and participate in course discussions. Successful completion of the course of study recommends 100% attendance. If during the course period the student’s attendance level drops below 80%, they will be encouraged and given the opportunity to attend the next scheduled class for the course they enrolled in. Should materials change, student is responsible for all additional cost.

Payment Plan Policy:

Students may withdraw from the program for any reason up to 1 week prior to the start of program. In this case, the student’s payment plan agreement shall be rescinded. If the payment plan has begun a non-refundable administrative fee of $25.00 will be assessed and remaining funds will be returned to payer in check form by mail. 

Refund Policy: 

There can be no refund for the course, once the first class has been concluded; or if any course material, including the eBook, is accessed. If extenuating circumstances exist, case by case situations will be reviewed by ProTrain. If a refund is issued, the refunded amount (- a $25 processing fee) will be dependent upon books being returned in excellent condition (i.e. no writing, missing pages; ripped or damage to pages and/or binding).

Re-Admission Policy:

Any student who has dropped out of the program, or has been suspended from the program for nonattendance may be readmitted within one year by completing a personal interview with the director of education and paying any applicable fees at the time of readmission. Students who were terminated due to conduct issues are not eligible to be readmitted.

Policy on Student Conduct:

Appropriate Conduct: All students are expected to conduct themselves in an orderly and professional manner. Any student not conducting themselves in an orderly and professional manner, which includes use of drugs and alcohol during school hours, dishonesty, disrupting classes, use of profanity, excessive tardiness, insubordination, violation of safety rules, improper usage of lab or classroom computers, or not abiding by the school rules will lead to either probation or dismissal from classes.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.


** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **