Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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AH 102 - Medical Assistant II: Clinical

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Medical Assistant Certificate program.

Course Description: Covers clinical topics for medical assisting. Students will learn how to collect a patient’s history, prepare them for their appointments, provide instruction on patient care, take vital sign measurements, and assist provider with patient care. Calculating, administering, and recording medication will be addressed. Specimen collection, processing procedures, the use of personal protective equipment and infection control, and OSHA policies and procedures will be taught and reinforced.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • CLO#1: Demonstrate proficiency in written and verbal communication within the simulated healthcare setting. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#2: Identify and implement proper infection control and safety standards.
  • CLO#3: Demonstrate clinical techniques used to assist providers with patient care, including rooming.
  • CLO#4: Obtain and distinguish between normal and abnormal vital signs.
  • CLO#5: Demonstrate procedures for calculating, preparing, administering and documenting medications.
  • CLO#6: Recognize and respond appropriately to simulated medical emergencies.
  • CLO#7: Perform CLIA waived specimen testing and collection procedures.

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