2013-2014 Catalog 
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MEA 255 - Clinical III

Prerequisite:   ,  , and    This course may be taken concurrently with MEA 235 .

This course covers the competencies required of a medical assistant in the clinical setting. This includes specimen collection, and disposal of bio-hazardous materials, methods of quality control, urinalysis, hematology, immunology and microbiology testing, obtaining a 12 lead EKG/ECG and identifying cardiac dysrhythmias. This course also covers administering medications, injections, common drug classifications, actions, uses, and side effects of pharmacological agents. Accurate calculation of dosage, administration skills, legal and safety considerations, as well as patient care implications will be emphasized.

Credits: (3)

Lab Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 2

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