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Health Careers Education
HL00404
Introduction to Medical Office Clinical Procedures (Part 1)
60.00
This course is designed to introduce, prepare, and ensure student competency in clinical skills required at an entry level position for a medical assistant. Students learn to obtain patient histories and vital signs, assist with minor office procedures, patient assessment and education along with various other techniques involving assisting a physician with in the parameters of a medical office.
Lara Skaggs
Program Manager
405 743 5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
1. Assess, interview, and obtain patient medical history.
2. Obtain, measure, and document patient anthropometric measurement and vital signs.
3. Identify and assemble supplies needed for routine physical examination.
4. Assist physician during physical examination.
5. Identify medical instruments.
6. Assemble instruments for special procedures.
7. Assist in the implementation of procedures as directed by physician.
9. Demonstrate written and verbal ability to establish and deliver appropriate patient education.
10. Discuss nutrition and exercise program with a variety of patients.
11. Explain how to perform monthly self breast exams and testicular exams.
Medical Assistant Standards (CTTC)

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Health_Career_Cluster.htm

Registered Medical Assistant (AMT)

http://www.pearsonvue.com/amt/
Medical Assistant Standards (CTTC)

-- aligns with AMT Registered Medical Assistant

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Health_Career_Cluster.htm

Registered Medical Assistant (AMT)

http://www.amt1.com/site/epage/15331_315.htm?backtoitemid=6124_315



American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

http://www.aama-ntl.org/about/what_is_a_cma.aspx
-Fundamentals Of Medical Assisting by Jones, Hunt, Saunders Publishing, (2002);
-Skills & Procedures For Medical Assistants-DVD series by Thomson Delmar, Thomson-Delmar Publishing, (2005);
-The Virtual Medical Office on CD-Rom; The Virtual Medical Office Challenge; The Body Spectrum; Lytec Medical 2001 by Saunders, Saunders Publishing, (2002 by Saunders; 2001 by Lytec Systems); Fundamentals Of Medical Assisting Student Mastery Manual by Hunt, Saunders Publishing,(2002).Saunders Textbook of Medical Assisting by Klieger, Elsevier Publishing (2005)
-Saunders Textbook of Medical Assisting Workbook, Kleiger, Elsevier Publishing (2005)
-Saunders Medical Assisting Competency Challenge CD-ROM, Elsevier Publishing (2005)
-Evolve Learning Resources On-Line Learning Site, Elsevier Blackboard On-Line Learning Site
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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Health Science Therapeutic Services Basic Medical Assistant
Health Science Therapeutic Services Health Care Assistant II
Health Science Therapeutic Services Health Care Technician