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    South University
  Jan 23, 2018
2016-2017 South University Academic Catalog Version II [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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