Thank you so much for your interest in TMIKY – The Medical Institute of Kentucky. I, along with our instructors, look forward to welcoming you to our innovative and unique programs. We offer programs designed to give you the skills necessary to start your new career, at a minimum cost of time and expense.
We offer this opportunity from the perspective of experienced professionals in an engaging learning environment. While we will seek to give you exposure to a wide range of techniques, materials, and knowledge, we will focus on the skills that employers see as “core necessities” for starting a job right away.
Job opportunities for qualified candidates are readily available in today’s marketplace. While no one can guarantee job placement, many industries are currently facing a shortage of trained candidates. With our programs, you will be equipped to start your new exciting career with an eye on future opportunities.
Our enrollment process is easy and we will guide you every step of the way.
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The cost for the 16 Week Clinical Medical Assistant Program (Available Online or In-Person) is $8,800 and many students utilize our financing options.
There are a limited number of seats available in each class. Seats are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.
A variety of flexible payment plans and tuition financing options have been established to help students receive a quality yet affordable education. Ask a TMIKY representative about how you can lower your monthly payments through our financing partners.
Applicants should schedule an appointment with an admissions representative. After completing the application, the admissions representative will assist you in a tour of the school and provide information on payment options and resources available while assisting you with your career choice.
At TMIKY we know you are busy and have a lot going on, that’s one of the reasons we have open enrollment.
In-Person programs start daily and our online programs start every Monday.
Clinical Medical Assistant complete clinical, routine clerical and organizational 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, prepare blood for laboratory tests, organize files, draft messages, schedule appointments, transcribe dictation, and key electronic health records.
According to the Department of Labor, as the number of practices increases, the need for assistants will also increase, ultimately resulting in a projected 18 percent job growth from 2020 to 2030. The growth of the aging baby-boom population will continue to increase demand for preventive medical services, which are often provided by physicians. As a result, physicians will hire more assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, allowing the physicians to see more patients.
The Clinical Medical Assistant portions will cover anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, clinical and lab procedures, pharmaceutical principles, medication administration, first aid, and medical law and ethics, assisting with patients, specialty practices, and HIPAA. Students will also cover cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, medical law and ethics, safety and infection control, venipuncture and dermal equipment and procedures, venipuncture complications, and other special collections. The medical office administrative duties such as mail, supplies, telephone technique, scheduling appointments. An overview of health insurance, medical coding, billing and accounting are addressed.
The Clinical Medical Assistant student will complete instructional and laboratory procedures for a period of up to 16 weeks with the clinical competencies completed under direct supervision of a campus instructor. Successful completion of all courses is required to receive a program certificate of completion. Students may obtain skills for Phlebotomy certification if interested. Courses may not be taken in a consecutive 16 weeks depending on enrollment date.
The Clinical Medical Assistant student will complete instructional and laboratory procedures for a period of up to 16 weeks with the clinical competencies completed under direct supervision of a campus instructor.
Describe the role of a clinical assistant in a general physical exam and list the steps necessary to prepare a patient for examination.
Elaborate on the preparations that a medical office should make to respond to emergencies and summarize a clinical medical assistant’s role in providing emergency medical intervention.
List the clinical assistant’s role and tasks in a physician’s office laboratory and summarize the various guidelines for laboratory safety.
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.
List and explain the various common diagnostic tests.
Utilize knowledge and apply skill in application of the electrocardiogram.
Analyze the electrocardiogram by heart rate and atrial and ventricular rates.
Have a foundational understanding in medical terminology.
Recognize normal and abnormal patterns in all EKG leads.
Describe electrophysiology, waves & measurement, sinus, atrial, junctional and ventricular rhythms, and heart blocks.
Analyze and interpret the EKG grid paper axis.
Obtain vital signs: Blood pressure, pulse, respirations, temperature, height, and weight.
Assess the impact of OSHA and HIPAA on a medical office.
Describe different types of appointment scheduling systems and ways of maintaining a physician’s schedule.
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