Oct 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog
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ALHL - 125 Clinical Office Skills I 3


A three-credit hour course, consisting of classroom and laboratory instruction and a clinical rotation, to introduce the student to the fundamentals of the clinical Medical Assistant. Students will learn Customer Service, HIPAA and Professionalism; Aseptic Technique And Infection Control; Instruments Used In The Clinical And Surgical Setting; Preparing And Sterilizing Surgical Instruments; Preparing And Maintaining Exam Rooms; Patient Assessment and Medical History; Assisting With The Patient Exam; Vital Sign Measurement; Radiation Safety; Basic Specimen Collection, Preparing and Administering Medications; Assisting with Minor Office Surgery; and Medical law and Ethics. laboratory experiences allow for further understanding and practice of learned skills, critical thinking and decision-making. Students MUST complete 45 hours in a health care facility/office under the supervision of a preceptor where they will practice and perfect the clinical skills learned. NOTE: Both the classroom instruction and clinical rotation must be completed to receive credit for the course.
 

Pre-requisite(s):
ALHL 104  



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