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MEDA-140 - Clinical Medical Assisting Skills I

Introduces practices, procedures, and routines of the medical office assistant and the medical office assistant's role in preparation for examination and treatment of the patient throughout the lifespan. This course prepares the student for basic clinical office practice including: taking vital signs; assisting with mobility; identification, sterilization, and disinfection; asepsis and OSHA Standards; bandaging and wound care; assisting with minor office surgeries; eye and ear assessment and procedures; and obtaining patient information and documentation.
Prerequisite: MEDA 120 or concurrent enrollment.
(PCS 1.2, 4 credit hours: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab)
Academic Level
Credit
Subject
Medical Assisting
Department
Medical Assisting
Credits
4
Prerequisites
None
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