2019-2020 Academic Catalog

HP 210 Clinical Medical Assisting

Introduces communication and professionalism for medical assistants in ambulatory patient care, including preparing and caring for patients during specialty exams. Emphasizes asepsis, sterilization of equipment, care of surgical instruments, taking and recording vital signs, urinalysis, basic pharmacology and administration of medications, including injections. Includes the role of medical assistants in minor surgical procedures, patient treatments, and radiology

Credits

4 credits

Prerequisite

LS 265 and HP 140 (HP 140 with a B or higher); complete pre-program requirements

Corequisite

HP 212

Offered

Fall, Winter, Spring