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2018-2019

MAE 200 - Clinical Principles and Procedures for Medical Assistants

( 2 :4 :0 ) 4 credits

This course is designed to offer the student the necessary clinical theory and lab practice to become a competent medical assistant in an entry-level position. Clinical concepts and skills covered in this course include vital signs and patient interview; nutrition; infection control and medical asepsis; surgical asepsis; surgical supplies, instruments and assisting with surgical procedures; assisting with a primary physical exam and other specialty exams; assisting in the clinical laboratory and with the analysis of urine, blood, and other body specimens; and medication administration.

Pre-Requisites:
EN 101 - Composition I
HIT 104 - Health Care Terminology
HIT 120 - Electronic Health Records

BS 100 Human Biology or BS 103 Anatomy and Physiology I