Search Results

MDA 1140     Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures     4 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1510.
Prerequisite: Completion of the Medical Assisting Orientation within the last 2 years.
Note: Prerequisites for courses in this department are not automatically waived for College Guest students and students with a bachelor's degree or higher from a U.S. institution.

This course will provide instruction regarding the duties and responsibilities of a medical assistant in the clinical area of a medical facility. Topics include: assisting the physician, preparing the patient for examination, assessing vital signs, sterilization procedures, documentation utilizing electronic health records (EHR), and nutrition therapy. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4