INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ASSISTING
Learn and demonstrate asepsis and infection control, assist with minor office surgery. Perform anthropometric measurements and vital signs, physical examination, identify instruments and equipment, and operate the autoclave. Instruction and discussion also includes the overall function of the medical assistant within the healthcare team, including legal responsibilities and limitations. College and program policies and procedures are extensively discussed. This course must be successfully completed in order to proceed in the program.
Successful completion of CAH 102, CAH 103, & CAH 105, or taken along with CAH 102, CAH 103, & CAH 105.