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Fall 2022
Jun 18,2024
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Syllabus Information
MA 110 - Clinical Assistant 1
Associated Term: Fall 2022
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Organize and plan housekeeping details in a medical office; observe necessary precautions for office security
2. Prepare and properly sterilize materials and instruments used in a physician’s office; operate sterilization equipment
3. Perform patient draping techniques and assist with the patient examination
4. Take and record patient’s Temperature, Pulse, and Respirations
5. Measure and record the patient’s blood pressure
6. Measure and record the patient’s height and weight, in Metric and English Units
7. Measure patient’s visual acuity
8. Teach the patient home monitoring of routine vital signs
9. Identify, (correctly spell) and state the use of the most commonly used surgical and diagnostic instruments used in a medical office
10. Possess a basic understanding of microorganisms, disease terminology, and how to prevent transmission of disease
11. List the recommendations included in the universal precaution for infection control
12. Demonstrate the knowledge to convert measurements from the English Units to Metric or Apothecary measure by passing a test by 90% or more
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