The following five (5) certifications are aligned with our Clinical Medical Assistant & Patient Care Technician with EMR/EHR course. Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the below optional certification exams. Medical Assistants without certifications, or without the right certifications, have an impossible time finding employment. Not all certification companies are created equally! Multiple NHA specialty credentials not only improve your career opportunities, but your salary potential as well.
Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT)
EKG Technician (CET)
Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS)
The National Healthcareer Association's (NHA) certifications are widely recognized around the country. Their high standards in phlebotomy (requiring a minimum of 40 live, successful blood sticks) and other fields means that you'll have a certification that all area employers will recognize and seek out. If you are considering a different certification company, be sure to do a thorough job search to ensure that employers will recognize that certification company.
The NHA, established in 1989, has become the largest health career certification provider, with over 400,000 certified allied health professionals. The NHA is currently working with over 1,300 educational institutions throughout the country in curriculum development, competency testing, and preparation for national certification exams.
The NHA exams exceed all certification and industry
standards for reliability, validity, and competency, making the NHA "The
Benchmark in Allied Healthcare Certification." The NHA exams proudly
promote the use of "psychometrics", which are the most up-to-date
principles for the exam development process.
All NHA exams are given on site. We use computerized testing so students don't have to wait to receive their test results, they receive them immediately. From that point on, all employers are aware of that graduate's certified status.