Oct 20, 2020  
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MDAS 253 - Clinical Medical Assisting I: Fundamentals of Clinical Practice

4 Credit(s).

Develops clinical competence for medical assistants by introducing and practicing techniques for technical skills that assist healthcare providers in the medical office and other ambulatory care facilities. Students will obtain vital signs, prepare patients for physical examinations, assist providers with medical exams, and perform other fundamental skills using Universal and Standard Precautions. Students will recognize emergency situations and respond appropriately. Physician’s office lab test are introduced and performed. This course is the same as OFAD 253. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite(s): MDAS 153  or (OFAD 153) and BIOL 109  with a “C” or better

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