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MAT 1400 — Clinical Medical Assisting II 6 Credit hours  3 Contact hours

Investigates numerous clinical exam room procedures. Classroom and lab instruction on outpatient specialty procedures employed in a general medical examination including assisting with minor office surgery, instrument identification and specialty exams associated with all body systems, performing EKG and pulmonary function testing. Understanding and assessing the differences in working with pediatrics, geriatrics, female/male systems and assisting the physicians in exams with each of these. Also covered in this course will be the theories and principles of pharmacology, dosage calculations and medical administration within the medical assistant's scope of practice. Clinical procedures in each of these areas will be practiced and evaluated in the campus lab. 'C' grade policy applies.
Prerequisites: MAT 1100, MAT 1200
Corequisites: MAT-1400L.

Division of Health Sciences and Public Service

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