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Begin your new career as a
Medical Administrative Assistant today!

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Ample job opportunities upon graduation!
Highly desirable hours and working conditions!
Earn your certification in only 16 weeks!
Make a Competitive Salary and Benefits!
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Learn Hands-on Skills for a Competitive Advantage

 

Administrative medical assistants are responsible for managing the front desk operations of a hospital, physician’s office, or other medical facility so that doctors and other medical staff are free to provide the highest level of care to patients.

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Growing field for Career Development

 

Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 29 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. As their practices expand, physicians will hire more assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, allowing the physicians to see more patients.

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Only 16 Weeks until
Graduation

 

At TMIKY, our goal is to get you ready to become a medical professional at an affordable cost and in just 16 weeks. In conjunction with physicians and other healthcare personnel, the student will complete an externship, during the course, under the supervision of the physician or healthcare personnel.

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Serving 9 Locations
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The Medical Institute of Kentucky provides the opportunity to earn credentials and certifications vital to this success. Our classes are one or two days per week and we also offer online courses for those whose schedule keeps you from the traditional way of training.

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Course Information

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Clinical Medical Assistants complete clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice. Clinical Medical Assistants typically do the following: take patient history and measure vital signs, help the physician with patient examinations, give patient injections as directed by the physician, and prepare blood for laboratory tests. Additional duties include but are not limited to; disposing of contaminated supplies, sterilizing medical instruments, instructing patients about medication or special diets, preparing patients for diagnostic procedures, removing stitches, drawing blood, performing EKG’s, or changing dressings.

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According to the Department of Labor, as the number of practices increases, the need for assistants will also increase, ultimately resulting in a projected 31% job growth from 2010 to 2020.

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In conjunction with physicians and other healthcare personnel, the student will complete 160 hours externship, during the course, under direct supervision. The student will obtain hands-on experience in both the clinical and administrative areas of clinical assisting. The Medical Institute of Kentucky only assumes responsibility for the performance and action of the clinical student while in a clinical facility during the times specified as a clinical learning experience and when under the supervision of the externship supervisor.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Program Information”][vc_column_text]The Clinical Medical Assistant Program student will attend class 8 hours each week for a period of 16 weeks to include the Phlebotomy Technician course. Students will complete an externship of 160 hours during the course and will need to set aside additional hours per week for this requirement. Successful completion of all courses is required to receive program certificate of completion.

The day classes are offered on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday rotation from 8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. The afternoon classes are offered on Monday and Wednesday rotation from 1:00p.m.-5:00p.m (Courses may not be a consecutive 16 weeks depending on enrollment date).[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Program Objectives”][vc_column_text]1. Knowledge in the profession of clinical assisting, the health care system, ethics and law for the medical office, and in the interaction with patients.
2. Gain a foundational knowledge in anatomy and physiology and basic pathophysiology of the body systems.
3. Differentiate between medical and surgical asepsis and understand universal precautions breaks the cycle of infection.
4. Outline the role of a clinical assistant in infection control.
5. Demonstrate universal precautions.
6. Record a patient’s medical history accurately.
7. Describe the role of a clinical assistant in a general physical exam and list the steps necessary to prepare a patient for examination.
8. Describe the various diagnostic tests performed in the basic specialties and the patient’s role in each.
9. Describe the various minor surgical procedures and elaborate on a clinical assistant’s possible roles during surgical assisting.
10. Elaborate on the preparations that a medical office should make to respond to emergencies and summarize a clinical assistant’s role in providing emergency medical intervention.
11. List the clinical assistant’s role and tasks in a physician’s office laboratory and summarize the various guidelines for laboratory safety.
12. Describe the points a clinical assistant should cover when educating a patient about medication/drug use.
13. Calculate medication/drug dosages accurately, medication administration, and discuss the information a clinical assistant should impart when teaching a patient about medication/drug use, medication/drug interactions, and possible adverse side effects.
14. List and explain the various common diagnostic tests.
15. Elaborate on how clinical assistants can address the special needs of various patients in the course of their work.
16. Describe the clinical assistant’s role during specialty procedures.
17. Foundational knowledge of anatomy and electrophysiology of the cardiovascular system.
18. Utilize knowledge and apply skill in application of the electrocardiogram.
19. Analyze the electrocardiogram by heart rate and atrial and ventricular rates.
20. Have a foundational understanding in medical terminology.
21. Analyze the electrocardiogram for regularity and use methods in determining the regularity.
22. Recognize normal and abnormal patterns in all EKG leads.
23. Describe electrophysiology, waves & measurement, sinus, atrial, junctional and ventricular rhythms, and heart blocks.
24. Analyze and interpret the EKG grid paper axis.
25. Demonstrate CPR skills for the health-care provider including use of the AED and emergency procedures and obtain certification.
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What Students say…
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– Raylene
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– Carolyn M
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– Theresa Burris
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TMIKY – Corporate Office
2720 Old Rosebud Rd. #230
Lexington, KY 40509
859-368-0575

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