Medical Assistant I & II

National Career College Medical Assistant I course is to prepare students for their roles and duties as the clinical medical assistant. It covers health care clinical settings and laboratory procedures. Instruction includes the history of Universal Precautions, Standard Precautions, and Infection Control. Medical Asepsis and sterilization techniques will be studied. Vital Signs and Measurements, medical history will be practiced. Students will learn the methods of the Physical Examination and Assessment Procedures of the Body Systems.
The Medical Assistant II course provides an overview and understanding of the medical office diagnostic and laboratory procedures.  Orientation and preparation for clinical duties of a medical assistant will be presented in a step by step fashion.  The importance of patient interviewing for medical history, diagnostic accuracy, and proper specimen collection prepare the student for these important back office tasks. Injections and phlebotomy procedures will be learned. Students gain knowledge of basic triage management, identifying different emergencies and behaviors that influence health for future patient education.
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