Dec 06, 2022  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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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)

Students will practice multiple clinical procedures performed by medical assistants.  Emphasis will be on patient-centered assessment, examination, effective communication, interventions, and treatments including medication administration as directed by a physician. Course also provides training on vital signs, patient education, administrative duties, collection and documentation of patient information, and sterilization and aseptic technique.  Essentials of disease conditions, standard precautions, 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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