Explore a Career as a Clinical Medical Assistant
Learn what it takes to have a successful career as a clinical medical assistant in the exciting and high-demand world of healthcare.
Demand for medical assistants will grow 23 percent through 2024, so there's never been a better time to explore a career in healthcare! This online course will give you an overview of the job duties and scope of practice of clinical medical assistants. You will learn about the different types of medical records and how to enhance the overall patient experience. You will also get an introduction to charting patient complaints, creating progress notes, and collecting medical history.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
- This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.
- PC: Windows 8 or later.
- Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
about the instructor
Meggen Leigh Green
Meggen Leigh Green is registered nurse who previously worked as clinical medical assistant for over 10 years at a large pediatric group. As a medical assistant, Meggen worked as both a clinical supervisor and team leader, overseeing all clinical staff training, ongoing education, evaluations, vaccine inventory, and laboratory certifications. She holds a Medical Assisting degree and ASN RN degree from Ivy Tech.
Instructor Interaction: The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.
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