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    Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Ortho and PT Specialist

    If you’re interested in securing employment as a medical administrative assistant, then this is the ideal course for you. During this course, you’ll learn about the role and responsibilities of an assistant in the healthcare industry. In addition, with the specialized training included you will be prepared to step into an assisting role within an orthopedics and physical therapy practice.

    Program Name

    Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Ortho and PT Specialist

    Program Code

    WE-HF-2511OPT

    Website Short Description

    If you’re interested in securing employment as a medical administrative assistant, then this is the ideal course for you. During this course, you’ll learn about the role and responsibilities of an assistant in the healthcare industry. In addition, with the specialized training included you will be prepared to step into an assisting role within an orthopedics and physical therapy practice.
    After completing this course, you’ll be able to:
    • Perform the administrative and clerical duties at a medical center
    • Understand the professional responsibilities and role of a medical administrative assistant
    • Manage medical records and information as per the privacy policies
    • Perform billing and coding tasks to process insurance forms
    • Manage finances
    • Assist during medical emergencies
    • Understand the career path and development of a medical administrative assistant
    • Understand and function in the healthcare industry
    • Describe basic medical terminologies
    • Differentiate between suffixes and prefixes
    • Understand and undertake service requirements of a healthcare job
    • Differentiate between the requirements of clinical and administrative settings
    • Apply all the principles and regulations of healthcare
    • Demonstrate time management skills and efficient use of technology and software
    • Communicate in various professional settings
    • Understand the various types of disciplinary actions and regulations in the healthcare system
    • Demonstrate an understanding of HIPAA laws
    • Use MS office efficiently

    Get certified!
    After the successful completion of this course, you’ll be eligible to pursue certification from the National Healthcare Association (NHA). It will increase your chances of securing employment in the field.

    Duration

    12 months

    Hours

    770

    Language

    English

    Prerequisites

    Students should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED.

    Outline

    Healthcare Fundamentals
    • The History
    • Healthcare Etiquette
    • Professional Situations and Applications
    Communication in Healthcare
    • Healthcare Teams
    • Team Success
    • Champions
    Medical Documentation and Record-Keeping: HIPAA
    • Use and Disclosure
    • Real Life Scenarios
    • HIPAA Laws, Policies, and Requirements
    Medical Terminology
    • Word Structure
    • Organization of the Body
    • Diagnostics and Radiology
    Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
    • Basics
    • Musculoskeletal System
    • Integumentary System
    • Digestive System
    • Urinary System
    Orthopedics and Physical Therapy
    • Anatomy & Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System
    • Diseases and Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
    • Orthopedic Practice and Procedures
    • Physical Therapy Practice and Procedures
    Professionalism and Ethics
    • Professionalism in Healthcare
    • The Professional Assistant and Healthcare Team
    • Healthcare Ethics
    Legal Healthcare
    • Legal Basics
    • Legal Principles
    • Healthcare Laws
    Microsoft Office 365
    • Office 365
    • Word
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • Outlook
    Administrative Assisting
    • Telephone Techniques
    • Technology and Written Communication
    • Scheduling Appointments and Patient Processing
    • Health Records
    • Daily Operations and Safety
    • Principles of Pharmacology
    Patient Management
    • Therapeutic Communication
    • Patient Coaching
    • Patient Accounts and Practice Management
    • Advanced Roles in Administration
    • Medical Emergencies
    Billing and Reimbursement
    • Health Insurance Basics
    • Billing and Reimbursement
    • Accounts, Collections, and Banking
    Medical Coding
    • Diagnostic Coding Essentials
    • Procedural Coding Essentials

    Audience

    Students who complete this program will have the opportunity to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA).

    Certification

    Students who complete this program will have the opportunity to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA).
    Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.

    Instructor Description

    This course provides students with qualified support professionals to guide them through their learning experience. The student support team is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and registration or enrollment questions. Support advisers also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.

    Required Materials

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Adobe PDF Reader

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