Dec 06, 2022  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2022-2023
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ALH 140 - Medical Assistant Procedures I


Offered FL
Lab-8
4 credit hrs/8 contact hrs
Pre/Corequisite: ALH 104 - Medical Terminology  and ANP 118 - Introduction to the Human Body  with “C” or better (2.0 out of a 4.0 scale) 
Corequisite: ALH 110 - Foundations of Medical Assisting  with “C” or better (2.0 out of a 4.0 scale)

Focus is on the practice of multiple administrative and clinical procedures performed by medical assistants, with an emphasis on patient-centered assessment, examination, effective communication, and interventions and treatments as directed by a physician.  Course provides training on patient care and education, collection and documentation of patient information.  Essentials of infection control and OSHA guidelines are also practiced.  Must pass a required healthcare background check and physical and have a current AHA Provider BLS card.Focus is on the practice of multiple administrative and clinical procedures performed by medical assistants, with an emphasis on patient-centered assessment, examination, effective communication, and interventions and treatments as directed by a physician.  Course provides training on patient care and education, collection and documentation of patient information.  Essentials of infection control and OSHA guidelines are also practiced.  Must pass a required healthcare background check and physical and have a current AHA Provider BLS card.



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