Medical Assistant’s Role in Preparing Different Examinations

The Medical Assistant’s Role in Preparing for Different Examinations

Course Overview

The preparing for different examinations training course is an overview of the functions of a medical facility and is generally taken by employees who have previously completed a course in preparing for different examinations, roles or related schooling. This course is intended to keep employees aware of the safe practices of a healthcare facility. It is developed for clinical supervisors, workers, and trainees who work within the various examination functions of the allied health profession.

Course Accreditation

This course has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 2 clinical CEUs. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the course content or the course provider.

Author Information

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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Approval Number:

138268

Intended Audience

The preparing for different examinations training course is an overview of the functions of a medical facility and is generally taken by employees who have previously completed a course in preparing for different examinations, roles or related schooling. This course is intended to keep employees aware of the safe practices of a healthcare facility. It is developed for clinical supervisors, workers, and trainees who work within the various examination functions of the allied health profession.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the role of a medical assistant in preparing for different examinations and procedures
  • Explain the set up and process for a skin biopsy and removal of skin cancers
  • Describe procedure for cyst removal, incision and drainage (I&D)
  • Explain suture removal and staple removal techniques and set up
  • Explain and prepare for gynecological procedures
  • Describe postoperative care

Course outline

  • 1. Skin Biopsies and Removal of Skin Cancers
  • 2. Cyst Removal, Incision and Drainage (I&D)
  • 3. Suture and Staple Removal
  • 4. Gynecological Procedures
  • 5. Rectal procedures
  • 6. Wound Care
  • 7. References
  • 8. Test

Disclaimer:

This is a summary of essential elements of the medical assistant and their role in preparing for different examinations and is not a comprehensive guide for compliance. Regulation by those that perform functions in preparing different examinations as a medical assistant are obligated to comply with all of its requirements of the employer and should not refer to this program as a guide of legal information or advice
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