About HEALTH-MAP (Medical Assistant Program)
The HEALTH MAP (Medical Assistant Program) is to expand the qualifications of HEALTH graduates to be employed in established medical offices and clinics. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the National Healthcare Association(NHA) certifications: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), Certified EKG Technician (CET) and Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). These certificates will provide numerous opportunities to work and minister with doctors/dentists/medical professionals, and will have potential for a median wage of $30,000/yr.
HEALTH-MAP Certificate Program Requirements
Students intending to complete the HEALTH-MAP certification are required to meet the following criteria and the general admissions policy of Weimar Institute (see section on General Education), including minimal levels of prior education, preparation, or training. As HEALTH graduates will be sent out as missionaries to heal a hurting world, they must have a reputable character and strong commitment of service to God. The criterion for admission into the program includes, but is not limited to, the following:
- Continued commitment to the admission requirements of the HEALTH Certificate Program
- Successful completion of the HEALTH Certificate Program within the prior 5 years.
- LIVE SCAN / background clearance
- Successfully pass a basic computation math exam
- High School graduate or equivalent (GED)
HEALTH -MAP Graduation Requirements
- Students pursuing HEALTH-MAP certification will need to fulfill one semester of 180 course hours and 180 clinical hours.
- A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required to graduate.
HEALTH-MAP Course Requirements
Component I: Core
- Module A Introduction to Medical Assisting
- Module B Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology
- Module C Safety
- Module D Electronic Health Records
Component II: Clinical
- Module A Exam Room Procedures
- Module B Specialty Procedures
- Module C Pharmacology
- Module D Minor Office Surgery
- Module E Laboratory Procedures
- Module F Patient Education
Medical Assistant Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the core component of the curriculum, the medical assisting student will be able to:
- Demonstrate the caring ministry of Jesus while performing routine administrative and clinical tasks with patients in outpatient settings.
- Identify physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs and promote lifestyle practices in a culturally and economically diverse outpatient settings.
- Demonstrate professional ethical and legal written and verbal communication to the health care team and patients/family.
- Utilize the language of medicine with a basic understanding of how fearfully and wonderfully the human body is created.
- Describe principles & implement safe practice in emergency or non-emergency outpatient settings.
- Utilize multiple forms of informatics technology and collaboration to effectively provide service excellence.
Tuition will be $9,998 and will include:
- Certification exams
- Stethoscope, venipuncture practice kits, etc
Please see the HEALTH & MAP Program Student Handbook for further details. Sizable scholarships for worthy students are available for Spring 2017! Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 530-422-7911 to inquire about the scholarship application process.
Dates: January 18, 2017 – May 25, 2017
If you are interested in applying to the HEALTH-MAP program please click here or contact the Weimar Institute Admissions office at 530-422-7950, or email@example.com.