Jul 10, 2020  
2019-2020 South University Academic Catalog Version II 
2019-2020 South University Academic Catalog Version II

AHS2005 Clinical Competencies I

Prerequisite(s): AHS1001, BIO2015
Corequisite(s): BIO2015
Clinical Competencies I is designed to furnish the medical assisting student with the theory, rationale and technical application of the medical assisting profession. Theoretical and practical applications are presented, demonstrated and practiced by the student to prepare for professional practice. Areas studied include obtaining a health history and vital signs, proper documentation, performing ECGs and assisting the physician with routine and specialty examinations. Medical asepsis and correct hand washing techniques are emphasized. Students are required to obtain Standard First Aid Certification and Healthcare Provider CPR Certification to meet the objectives of this course. 4 credit hours