HS S142 Medical Assisting Procedures: Clinical I
4 credits (3+3)
Introduction to the theory and competencies for clinical duties performed by medical assistants in outpatient facilities. Includes care of patients in the examining room, use and care of medical instruments and supplies, assisting with clinical procedures, classification and pharmacodynamics of medications, safety and emergency practices. Special fees apply. Course requires lecture and lab work. Prerequisite: Admission into Medical Assisting Program; HS S102, concurrent enrollment, or current first aid and provider level CPR; HS S114, S116 or 100 level Math or higher; grade of C- or higher in all prerequisite classes.