Advanced Clinical Procedures (MED125)
This course will emphasize the role of the clinical medical assistant in ambulatory care. It builds on the clinical skills introduced in MED 105 and includes the topics of minor office surgeries, various phlebotomy techniques and laboratory testing. This course will introduce a variety of medical specialties in which the students will learn how to assist the physician appropriately for each specialty. In addition, the students will learn different ways to communicate with individuals of different cultural backgrounds as it pertains to healthcare. This course includes a lab section where students will actively participate in learning the clinical skills and completing assessments of competency. Prerequisites: MED 105, MED 115. Credit: 8 hours (6 hours theory, 2 hours lab).