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MAT 2010 — Medical Assisting III    6 Credit hours  9 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 medication administration across the life span and the equipment used to deliver medication 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 1020, MAT-2010L, BIO 1120.