Sep 17, 2019  
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MATC 121 - Clinical Medical Assistant Principles

(5,4) 7 Credits

Prerequisite(s): MATC 111 - Administrative Medical Assistant Principles , BIOL 120 - Human Biology , HLTH 150 - Medical Terminology , ENGL 111 - English Composition I .
Corequisite(s): MATC 116 - Phlebotomy Theory and Lab , HLTH 109 - Pharmacology , HLTH 107 - Pathophysiology .
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.  Basic clinical skills covered in this course include vital signs and patient interview; 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 performing dosage calculations and medication administration.
 



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