Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEDA 118 Examine Room and Patient Preparation

5 credits
Introduction to clinical procedures in the medical office. Includes medical asepsis, Universal Precautions, vital signs, charting, preparing patient and rooms for examinations, first aid, and nutrition.

Prerequisites: ENGL 093  (or placement into ENGL 099  or higher), BIOL& 175 MEDA 115 , and MEDA 116  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of medical asepsis and Universal Precautions
  • Apply correct technique for assisting with/performing procedures
  • Apply safety practices in the medical office
  • Work effectively as a healthcare team member
  • Use critical thinking when performing technical skills required in a clinical setting
  • Respect different cultural beliefs
  • Apply principles of team work

Total Hours: 70 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40