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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 23, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABED 067 Communication Skills Medical Assisting Applications I

3 credits
This course is exclusively for students who qualify and enroll in the I-BEST Medical Assisting, Office Administration certificate program. It addresses industry specific vocabulary and language skills covered in the first term technical courses (MEDA 115, MEDA 116, and BTE 101).

Prerequisites: Successful completion of EASL 050 or placement by assessment (NRS ESL 6 or ABE 4)

Corequisites: MEDA 115 , MEDA 116 , and BTE 101  

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Pronounce, spell, and use correctly specialized vocabulary relating to medical terminology
  • Demonstrate reading comprehension of topics relating to medical law and ethics
  • Write narrative/informative paragraphs employing vocabulary related to legal and ethical issues that arise in medical situations
  • Make edits of grammar, spelling, and sentence structure using Microsoft Word
  • Give and follow oral instructions for performing basic computer functions in Microsoft Windows, Excel, and Powerpoint