This course has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 3 administrative/clinical/general CEUs. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the course content or the course provider.
Brian Dickens – MBA, PHD, NATIONALLY REGISTERED CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT (NRCMA)
Medical Program Director
Dr. Brian Dickens is a Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) and subject matter expert in the medical assisting and allied health fields.
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ANNALS of CE
PO Box 5005
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Disclosure statement: Dr. Brian Dickens reports having no financial or advisory relationship with any corporate, medical, or political organization doing work related to this educational activity or other business activity.
This Medical Assistants’ Role in Patient Rights training course is an overview of the functions that are generally performed by medical assistants who have previously completed the respective training course. This course is intended to keep medical assistants aware of the importance of duties often performed in a front-office/administrative and back-office/clinic setting. It is developed for front-line supervisors, workers, and trainees.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the medical assistant’s role as it pertains to patient rights
- Explain patient rights
- Explain the difference between an advance directive and a living will
- Explain the reason for patient rights
- 1. Overview
- 2. Patient Rights
- 3. Advance Directives Versus Living Wills
- 4. Reasons for Patient Rights
- 5. The Consequences of Violating Patient Rights in Healthcare
- 6. References
- 7. CE Test