2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

MA 100 - Patient Care Techniques

Credit Hours 4
Lecture: 2 Lab: 4
This course emphasizes patient care, including the complete physical exam and positioning, draping, vital signs, height, weight and pediatric growth charts. Students learn how to interact and communicate effectively by exploring the fundamentals of interpersonal relations, basic psychology and meeting the psycho-social needs of the patient. will also cover medical law and ethics.  Basic administrative office skills performed by the medical assistant are introduced in this course.  Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Medical Assisting program.
Is course repeatable for credit? No
Variable Hour Exist No
Mode of Delivery
Traditional, Hybrid

Offered Fall Semester: Yes Offered Spring Semester: Yes Offered Summer Semester: Yes
Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No