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AHEM 122 - Clinical Procedures

3 CR

This is the second in a series of courses covering Medical Assistant skills. The focus is on clinical procedures, preparation and set up, sterile fields, instrument handing and sterilizing, procedure follow up and education.

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in AHEM 120  or permission of Program Chair.

Course Outcomes
  • Describe the role and function of the clinical medical assistant.
  • Distinguish and use appropriate clinical procedures.
  • Perform basic clinical skills, including sterile field set-up, instrument sterilization, bandaging, procedure set up.
  • Apply correct documentation procedures with traditional and computerized systems.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with workplace patients and staff.
  • Apply safety practices for the medical office.

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