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Medical Assistant Credentialing

Course Details:
Category: Corporate Compliance Duration:
3 hours
Target Audience: Medical Assistants

Course Overview:

To meet Meaningful Use requirements, under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs, medical assistants are required to be credentialed. Only credentialed medical assistants are permitted to enter laboratory, medication, and radiology orders into the EHR. Upon completion of this course, Medical Assistance will be able to show proficiency and demonstrate it in the necessary areas to meet the requirements of Centers for Medicare And Medicaid Services (CMS) Meaningful Use criteria found under 42 CFR Parts 170, 412, 413, and 495.

Training Includes:

  • Benefits of Electronic Health Information

  • Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT)

  • HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules

  • Patient Portals

  • Health Information Exchange (EHI)

  • Clinical Decision Support

  • Patient Histories

  • Taking and Documenting Accurate Vital Signs

  • Communicable and Infectious Diseases

  • Ordering/Scheduling Laboratory Testing

  • Ordering/Scheduling Radiology Exams

  • Pharmacology

  • Referrals