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    South University
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 South University Academic Catalog Version II

AHS2006 Clinical Competencies II


Prerequisite(s): AHS1001, BIO2015 or concurrent
Corequisite(s): BIO2015
Clinical Competencies II 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 in the areas of microbiology, specimen collection, sterile techniques and pharmacology. Course content includes specimens collection for microbiological testing, sterilization techniques, use of the autoclave; surgical asepsis, sterile gloving and dressing changes. Pharmacological principles including administration of intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular injections are also covered 4 credit hours