Ultimate Medical Academy is a non-profit career school offering training in healthcare online and on campus in Clearwater, Florida.
If you are interested in entering the health care career, you may obtain an education through Ultimate Medical Academy. Whether you seek training in dental assisting, medical billing and coding, pharmacy tech work, or more, you'll have the opportunity to gain needed skills that can be leveraged into a health care field.
Health and human services professionals may hold positions such as client intake specialist, community coordinator, elder care advocate, family support worker, mental health technician and more. Work environments may include public health departments, child services agencies, elder care agencies or mental health facilities.
Earning your Associate Degree in Health and Human Services online, you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to listen to people with challenging life situations, source appropriate services to help them, connect them with those services and manage client cases.
UMA provides personalized attention as you train for a career in health information technology. A Health Information Technology professional helps keep track of patient information by entering information into Electronic Healthcare Records (EHRs). You will have the chance to learn how to create, maintain and process electronic health records while ensuring data privacy, and proper coding for medical procedures.
The Health Information Technology program at Ultimate Medical Academy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
In the online Healthcare Management program, you’ll be provided the opportunity to learn how to implement processes to help a hospital department or clinic run more efficiently and a chance to gain an understanding of medical billing systems, prepare budgets and manage medical office.
Employment opportunities may include clinical support specialists, medical accounts receivable, and medical billing supervisor in physicians’ offices, hospitals, insurance companies, outpatient clinics and public health agencies.
If you have a knack for computers and technology and would like to apply that ability to a position in the health care industry, the Healthcare Technology & Systems Associate Degree program at UMA, enables you to build on the technology skills you already have.
You will have the chance to learn how to configure and troubleshoot healthcare software, help keep health records secure, operate a help desk and more. You may pursue a position such as a health records specialist, help desk analyst or medical software technician.
The online Medical Administrative Assistants courses will teach you how to greet patients and get them checked in, schedule appointments, assist with patient insurance claims, perform medical coding and more. Classes at UMA help prepare you to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam.
Medical administrative assistants work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, outpatient clinics and nursing homes.
In the online Medical Billing and Coding program, you may learn how to interpret medical terms into codes used for billing, understand the insurance billing process, operate software applications and more.
The online courses at UMA help prepare you to take the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. If you meet eligibility requirements and pass this exam, you may get your certification which can help you stand out as an applicant. This certification is considered an addition to the career training you receive at UMA and is not required to graduate.
The Pharmacy Technician program will provide you with the training to make dosage calculations, use medical terms, prepare insurance claims and more. The online course also includes 180 hours of experience under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist in a pharmacy. Classes at UMA help prepare you to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).
Train for a career as a dental assistant at Ultimate Medical Academy.
At UMA, students receive hands-on training in classroom labs learning how to sterilize and prepare instrument trays, fabricate temporary crowns, obtain dental impressions, process bills and more. 240 hours of in-office experience through an externship will also be provided.
Upon graduation, you may be prepared to take the Registered Dental Assistant exam for certification.
Get the training you need for a career as a medical assistant. Professionals in this field may work in physicians’ offices, clinics, blood banks and similar healthcare environments.
Throughout the Medical Assistant courses at UMA, you’ll have the chance to learn how to take vital signs, collect specimens and blood samples, prepare exam rooms, assist physicians and nurses, and more.
Before graduation, 220 hours of practical experience working side-by-side with healthcare professionals at a local medical facility are also part of the training. After you graduate, you may sit for the Registered Medical Assistant exam for certification.
Nursing assistants may work in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, or assisted living facilities, just to name a few.
In this Nursing program, you will have the opportunity to learn medical terms, lifesaving skills such as CPR and first aid, how to assist patients with activities of daily living, and how to take vital signs. Students also receive 45 hours of practical experience under the guidance of medical professionals at a local healthcare provider.
Upon graduation you may be prepared to take the Certified Nursing Assistant licensing exam.
Patient care technicians are professionals that may hold a position as home health aide, nursing assistant or medical aide. Possible work environments include hospitals, nursing homes and urgent care facilities.
As a student in the Patient Care Technician program, you will have the chance to learn how to collect fluid/tissue samples, take blood pressure, perform lab work, operate diagnostic equipment, and help patients with day-to-day activities. The Patient Care Technician program also includes 180 hours of experience in a medical facility with other healthcare professionals.
After graduation, you’ll be prepared to take the Certified Nursing Assistant licensure exam.
Institutionally Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
Programs vary by campus location.