Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
31-509-304 054845 Medical Asst Clin Procedures 1
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description31-509-304 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROCEDURES 1...introduces medical assistant students to the clinical procedures performed in the medical office setting. Students perform basic examining room skills including screening, vital signs, patient history, minor surgery and patient preparation for routine and specialty exams in the ambulatory care setting. Learner explores communication principles and psychology theories related to patient care. (Prerequisite: Accepted into Medical Assistant Program; Pre/Corequisites: 10-501-101, Medical Terminology; 10-501-107, Digital Literacy for Healthcare; 31-509-301, MA Administrative Procedures; 31-509-302, Human Body in Health and Disease; 31-509-303, Medical Asst Lab Procedures 1)
Total Credits4
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Practice standard precautions
  2. Perform sterilization techniques
  3. Obtain vital signs
  4. Obtain patient history
  5. Employ elements of therapeutic communication based upon theories of psychology.
  6. Assist physician with patient care: routine examinations
  7. Assist physician with patient care: specialty examinations in pediatrics
  8. Assist physician with patient care: specialty examinations in OB/GYN
  9. Assist physician with patient care: specialty examinations in other specialties
  10. Assist with procedures and/or treatments
  11. Assist with minor surgery