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Fall 2022
May 21,2024
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Syllabus Information
MA 130 - Clinical Assistant 3
Associated Term: Fall 2022
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify with 100 % accuracy the most common equipment used in the physician’s office, and demonstrate the operation of such equipment authorized by the physician
2. Demonstrate professional attitudes and actions while assisting patients in the office setting
3. Demonstrate telephone professionalism and courtesy
4. Define the Triage phone call, and explain why accurate documentation in the medical record is important
5. Identify what is a crisis in a medical office and take proper action according to training and ability (First Aid, CPR, and 911 Communications)
6. Identify the precautions used to avoid overexposure to radiation for self and the patient
7. List specific radiological examinations and the patient preparation instructions for each exam
8. Define rehabilitation medicine and explain its importance in patient care
9. Describe assistive devices and demonstrate the safety precautions/techniques to use when assisting a patient
10. Describe the relationship of nutrition to the functions of the digestive system of the human body
11. Discuss nutrition for the various stages of live (from infant needs to geriatric needs)
12. Identify various therapeutic diets and the importance to a particular disease
13. Demonstrate the competency as a clinical assistant in a physician’s office (Co-op Education Evaluations)
14. Complete and pass the final Dosage Computation test with a score of 90% or better
15. Present to the class a report on a selected Human Disease
16. Demonstrate Protective Practices
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