26 October 2017 | News
CertiTrek Group launches International Medical Assistant Certification in India SCMA has been focusing on training and certifying medical assistants in more than 13 specialised practice areas.
Specialty Certified Medical Assistant (SCMA), a medical certification business unit of the CertiTrek Group announced the launch of its anchor program, International Medical Assistant Certification. SCMA also made the new course a pre-requisite for all their speciality programs offered.
SCMA has been focusing on training and certifying medical assistants in more than 13 specialised practice areas.
The International Medical Assistant Certification introduces an advanced curriculum to assess a medical assistant on international healthcare standards of practice and laws. The certification is aimed at entrusting medical assistants with clinical knowledge, professional behaviour & approach, and administrative accords of assistance.
The certification is an encouraging step in the direction of skill development in India, focusing on creating valuable talent that can act as a backbone in supporting the healthcare industry. Dr. Ruchi Girotra, President, SCMA, suggests, "Over the past 12 months, healthcare employment has increased by 328,000 jobs and is at a fast growing rate with healthcare services improving in India and various government initiatives, providing healthcare to all. With our International Medical Assistant Certification, we are determined at bringing job-ready medical assistants to keep up with the talent needs of the healthcare industry."
Postulated for a senior secondary pass-out as a pre-requisite of the course, International Medical Assistant Certification would focus on skilling staff for the healthcare industry, employable across spectrums like hospitals, outpatient care units, physicians and other healthcare facilities.
The courses would be offered at various partnering centres across India starting from the first week of November.