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MA-100

Medical Assistant Role and Responsibilities

In this module, students are introduced to the role and responsibilities of the Medical Assistant. Students are introduced to the legal responsibilities of physicians and health care team members, as well as physician/patient contracts and types of consents. The importance of asepsis and sterile techniques in today’s health care environment is covered. Medical emergencies and first aid procedures are introduced and practiced. Students learn how to interact and communicate effectively in a professional environment. Topics in professional development and career preparation are presented.

Credits:
6.0

Outside Clock Hours:
50.00

In Class Clock Hours:
80.00

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