MEDA 233 Clinical Procedures 1

Students will learn to assist physicians with patient care including preparing patients for exams and assisting with a variety of clinical medical assisting skills. These skills include infection control, recording vital signs, preparing patients for various general and specialty examinations, performing EKG’s, performing pulmonary testing, obtaining visual and auditory testing, sterilizing instruments, setting up for minor office surgery, as well as assisting with specialty examinations and treatments.

Credits

5 Credits

Prerequisite

Must be majoring in Medical Assisting

Corequisite

MEDA 233L

MEDA 233Clinical Procedures 1

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Credit Hours Narrative

5 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

75

Semester Contact Hours Lab

0

Semester Contact Hours Clinical

0

Prerequisite Narrative

Must be majoring in Medical Assisting

Corequisite Narrative

MEDA 233L

III. Catalog Course Description

Students will learn to assist physicians with patient care including preparing patients for exams and assisting with a variety of clinical medical assisting skills. These skills include infection control, recording vital signs, preparing patients for various general and specialty examinations, performing EKG’s, performing pulmonary testing, obtaining visual and auditory testing, sterilizing instruments, setting up for minor office surgery, as well as assisting with specialty examinations and treatments.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies