Course Outlines

Clinical Procedures I — MDAS 1132

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 4.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 2.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 2.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites:
      • MDAS 1125: Laboratory Skills I
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course covers Medical Assisting duties that are the fundamentals required for medical asepsis, physical examination, federal regulations, office emergencies and first aid, patient assessment including vital signs and documentation and communication skills. Professionalism and study of law and ethics are taught at the beginning of the course. Assisting with physical exam, minor surgery procedures and sterile technique are presented at end of course. Corequisites: Concurrently with Laboratory Procedures I
  2. Course Effective Dates: 8/1/19 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Apply the Medical Assistant scope of practice
    2. Assist with patient procedures
    3. Compare and contrast legal and ethical principles
    4. Define ethics and morals* Xl.C.1
    5. Develop patient intake skills
    6. Document in an electronic health record.
    7. Measure and record vital signs.
    8. Perform first aid procedures
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted