Certified Clinical Medical Assistant OB/GYN Specialist

Includes CCMA Certification Exam and Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialization

Whether you are a healthcare professional that’s looking to become a certified clinical medical assistant or you simply want to prepare for the national certification exam, this program will help you achieve your goals.

Hours: 1195 Hours
Duration: 12 months
Level: Beginner
Average Completion: 6 Months
Language: English
Occupation: Clinical Medical Assistant
Enrolled: 466 Students

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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant OB/GYN Specialist

Clinical medical assistants combine clinical and procedural knowledge, working across the domain of health care facilities to aid patient treatments and clinical operations. They are tasked with working directly with patients and supporting the work of doctors and other health care professionals.
Medical assistants are cross trained to perform administrative and clinical duties. Here is a quick overview (duties vary from medical practice to medical practice depending on location, size, specialty, and state law):
Clinical Duties (may include, but not limited to):
• Taking medical histories
• Explaining treatment procedures to patients
• Preparing patients for examinations
• Instructing patients about medication and special diets
• Phlebotomy
• Administrative Duties (may include, but not limited to):
• Coding and filling out insurance forms
• Scheduling appointments
• Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services
• Answering telephones
• Welcoming patients

12 months of Full Access
18% Predicted 10-Years Job Growth

Is This the Right Career for You?

Do you enjoy helping others? Are you looking for a new rewarding career with high demand and growth opportunity? If you are interested in both clinical and administrative work that will make a difference in the lives of the patients you encounter, then youÕd love a clinical medical assistant career.

1. Start today

Begin your transformation and learning journey right away.

2. Learn your way

Achieve your training at your own pace, according to your own schedule.

3. Get hired today

Complete industry-recognized certification and develop your employment strategy to begin your dream job.

6 Reasons to Complete Your Certified Clinical Medical Assistant OB/GYN Specialist Training With Us


With our programs, you can learn and study at your own pace with access 24/7/365 for the duration of your program. This means you can learn on your own terms and work around your own schedule.


Our online training comes with access to real, live support personnel that will help you through every step from our admissions adviser who will assist you with selecting the right training for you, to our student adviser who will be there with you during your entire training journey.


We have tailored our programs to provide comprehensive training in the technical and soft skills employers are looking for. With direct input and feedback from industry leaders and hiring managers, our program aligns with exactly what you need to successfully enter the workforce.


Our career training not only gives you the knowledge you need but preparation for the certification exams relevant to your desired career path. If you are pursuing an exciting new career in a field with a national certification, our program will both prepare you to sit for the exam but will often include a voucher for the exam cost.

Simulations and Case Studies

Our training programs have been developed with real learners and professionals in mind, so our programs incorporate real-world case studies and virtual simulations that will provide examples and interactions with real-life situations you may encounter during your career. These allow you to learn by experience with circumstances similar to what will be your daily responsibilities on the job.

Engaging and Interactive

Our training curriculum was developed with you in mind, looking at modern day learners and their needs. Our curriculum contains a mix of formats including reading, listening, watching, and interacting that will immerse you into a fun and engaging learning experience you will not only enjoy but not want to end.

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Program Description

This course is designed specifically for aspiring healthcare professionals who want to make a successful career in women’s reproductive health. Thus, our goal is to train you to become a certified OB/GYN medical assistant. To help you become a health care professional in the healthcare industry, we’ll teach you 3 vital healthcare skill sets.
I. Clinical Assisting
• Here you’ll learn how to prepare a patient for examination, conduct sample collection, instruct a patient and administer medicine.
II. Phlebotomy
• Here you’ll learn how to perform bloodwork tests.
III. Electrocardiogram Proficiency
• Here you’ll learn how to use equipment to monitor and measure heart conditions.
After you’ve completed this course, you’ll be able to make a place for yourself in the competitive job market in the healthcare industry. You can seek employment in various OB/GYN offices, hospitals, clinics, and outpatient/ambulatory care facilities. The extensive assessment methods in the program will ensure that you’re well-prepared when you’re in the field.
Plus, after completion, you’ll be awarded a voucher for taking the National Healthcareer Association’s CCMA exam. Also, you’ll be qualified to conduct a specialized clinical externship at any of your local healthcare providers. Considering this is a beginner-level program, you won’t need any prior experience to enroll in this course. The additional knowledge and skills you will learn with us will help you build an impressive work portfolio for yourself.

Medical Assistants serve as an important part in the elaborate machine that is the modern hospital or clinic. This program is targeted at individuals who are seeking a rewarding career working with women and pregnancy. This program is ideal for individuals with no previous healthcare experience as well as individuals working in healthcare who wish to further their knowledge, skills, and potentially advance their career.

Upon successful completion of this program, learners will display proficiency in the following areas:
• Clinical Medical Assistant’s responsibilities and duties
• Medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and circulation of the heart and blood vessels
• Care and safety of patients, medical and legal aspects of care, and confidentiality and HIPAA
• Effective verbal and non-verbal communication
• Aseptic techniques, infection prevention, universal precautions, proper use and disposal of biohazards and sharps
• Documentation of patient medical histories, updating patient medical files, taking and documenting vital signs
• Phlebotomy, venipunctures and capillary sampling, collecting specimens and point of care testing
• Heel puncture, protocol, practice, and syringe draws
• Respiratory, pneumonia and TB isolation protocol
• Laboratory skills
• Electrophysiology, the conduction system of the heart, and the cardiac cycle
• Lead placement for 12-lead electrocardiography
• Basic EKG interpretation of normal rhythms and arrhythmias
• Pacemakers
• Holter monitoring and the echocardiogram
• The Female Genital System
• Cycles, Abnormal Bleeding, and Menopause
• Sexually transmitted infections
• Review of Uterine Anatomy and
• Conception and Alternative Methods
• Pap smears, Mammograms, Colposcopies, Biopsies
• Diagnosis and Counseling
This course provides students with certified, skilled facilitators to guide them through their learning experience. Facilitators who are well trained in a unique mastery methodology. The course facilitator is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Facilitators also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.
Though you are provided a full 12 months access to your program, the average completion time is only 6 months!

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant OB/GYN Specialist FAQs

To request more information, you can contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

Online courses are accessible 24/7/365 and self-paced, allowing you to progress at your own pace on your own schedule. They can be taken from anywhere in the world from the comfort of your own home. Classroom courses have a set schedule of the days and times the courses will be held, and you must attend during those specific times.

Find out if online learning is right for you by contacting our team of registration advisers. Our team is available to answer any of your questions about taking an online course before you commit to enrolling. We will walk you through what to expect to ensure you are making the right decision. You can contact a registration adviser today via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

No, you are not required to have a diploma or higher education degree to enroll in an online course. However, some occupations may require minimum educational thresholds for employment or certification. For more information on your desired career requirements, please contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

To take an online course, you will need to have access to an internet connection and an internet ready device such as a laptop, PC, or tablet. For course specific requirements, please visit the course page or contact a registration adviser today.

Our courses are developed with multiple formats including text, audio, video, and interactivity. Our courses also include multiple resources and tools which can include flashcards, games, activities, and more.

No, you can take the online courses from anywhere in the world.

We participate in several financial assistance options including third party funding, both military and non-military. To request more information on the financial assistance options available and check your eligibility, contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

Duration is the amount of time you will receive access to your course. Durations vary by course and range between 1 month and 12 months. If you complete your course before your duration ends you will continue to have access to your course until the duration period ends.

Many of our career training programs include certification vouchers. This means that at the successful completion of your course, at no additional charge, you will receive an exam voucher for the corresponding industry certification. This voucher will allow you to register and sit for the appropriate certification exam to obtain your industry credential.

Our online courses are open enrollment, so you can start immediately. If you are using any third-party funding to cover your course tuition, your start date may be a future date determined by your funding program.

Once enrolled, you will be assigned a client adviser who will provide you with customer and technical support. Your client adviser will supply you with your course access information, any needed materials, and be available to answer any questions you have during your training experience. They will regularly check-in with you to monitor your progress and assist you with staying on track. You will also be assigned to a course mentor who will provide curriculum support throughout your training. Your mentor is available to answer any questions you have on your course curriculum, will monitor your progress and understanding of the curriculum, and may give assignments or quizzes.

If you experience any trouble accessing your course including technical issues or lost login credentials, please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

Our goal for students is to successfully complete their training course and achieve their career goals. We understand that extenuating circumstances can interfere with your ability to complete your course in the duration given. Because of this we have free or low-cost extensions available for our courses upon request. To discuss or request an extension please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

Upon successful completion of your course and fulfillment of any outstanding financial obligations, you will receive your certificate of completion. Certificates are provided to you within 30 days of completion. Your certificate will validate the training course you completed with a stamp of completion.

Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.

Module 1: Healthcare Fundamentals
• The History of Healthcare
• Healthcare Etiquette
• Professional Situations and Applications

Module 2: Communication in Healthcare
• Healthcare Teams
• Team Success
• Champions

Module 3: Medical Documentation and Record Keeping: HIPAA
• Use and Disclosure
• Real Life Scenarios
• HIPAA Laws, Policies, and Requirements

Module 4: OSHA Infection Control Compliance
• Introduction to Infection Control
• Personal Protection
• Protection of the Office Environment
• Instruments, Specialized Equipment & Laboratory Specimens
• Infectious Patients & Healthcare Workers
• Waste Management Plan
• Chemical Disinfection
• Heat Sterilization
• Exposure Control
• General Safety Standards
• Employee Training
• OSHA'S Required Records

Module 5: Medical Terminology
• Word Structure
• Prefix, Root Word, and Suffix
• Organization of the Body
• Diagnostic Testing and Radiology

Module 6: Anatomy & Physiology
• Anatomy and Physiology Basics
• Musculoskeletal, Integumentary, and Respiratory Systems
• Digestive, Reproductive, and Urinary Systems
• Blood and the Cardiovascular System
• Lymphatic, Immune, and Endocrine Systems
• Nervous and Sensory Systems

Module 7: Administrative Responsibilities
• The Health Record
• Reception and Daily Operations

Module 8: Billing and Reimbursement
• Billing and Reimbursement
• Health Insurance Basics
• Claims
• Accounts, Collections, and Banking

Module 9: Basic Clinical Procedures
• Vital Signs
• Physical Examination
• Assisting with Minor Surgery

Module 10: Advanced Clinical Procedures
• Patient Coaching with Health Promotion
• Patient Coaching with Nutrition
• Pharmacology Basics
• Administering Medication
• Cardiopulmonary Procedures
• Medical Emergencies

Module 11: Obstetrics and Gynecology
• Vaginal Health
• Pregnancy
• Procedures
• Breast Health

Module 12: Cardiovascular System
• Heart Structure
• Blood Flow
• Heart's Conduction System
• EKG Terminology
• EKG Waves and Segments
• EKG Intervals

Module 13: EKG Supplies and Equipment
• Thermal EKG Paper
• Electrodes
• Electrocardiograph Settings and Calibration
• Biopolar Leads
• Augmented Leads
• Chest Leads

Module 14: EKG Procedure
• Patient Prep
• Applying Electrodes and Lead Wires
• Running the EKG Tracing
• Troubleshooting Artifact
• Evaluating an EKG Tracing
• Identifying an Abnormal Rhythm
• Finishing the EKG

Module 15: EKG Testing
• Exercise Stress Test
• Nuclear Stress Test
• Holter Monitor
• Cardiac Event Recorder
• Implantable Loop Recorder
• Transtelephonic Monitoring
• Portable Handheld EKG Monitors

Module 16: Venipuncture Equipment and Safety
• Personal Protective Equipment
• Tourniquets
• Antiseptics
• Evacuated Collection Tubes
• Post-exposure Needle stick Follow-Up

Module 17: Venipuncture
• Patient Prep
• Preparing Venipuncture
• Performing Venipuncture
• Completing Venipuncture
• Complications with Venipuncture

Module 18: Capillary Puncture
• Equipment
• Site Selection
• Patient Prep
• Collecting the Specimen

Module 19: Specimen Handling
• Chain of Custody
• Capillary Puncture Specimen Handling

All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

Internet Connection
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
Hardware Requirements
• Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

Software Requirements
• Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
• Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
• Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
• Adobe PDF Reader


Included with this program, students receive an exam voucher for the nationally recognized certification from National Healthcareer Association (NHA): Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.


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Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)


Earning your CCMA credentials will help you:
• Fulfill employer requirements. According to employers, 89% of organizations encourage or require their medical assistants to be certified.
• Access better career opportunities. 35% of employers believe that medical assistants have more responsibility this year compared to last.
• Maximize earning potential. A medical assistant's salary ranges from $23,830-$45,900, according to the BLS.
• Enhance knowledge and skills. Professionalism and critical thinking are the most important soft skills employers are looking for when hiring a clinical medical assistant.


• 100% Online, Self-Paced
• Open Enrollment
• Admissions and Student Support
• Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content
• Industry Certification Exam, when applicable
• Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion