- Continuing Education & Life Support
|Course ID||Course Name||Course||Catagory||Credit Hours|
|MACC 312||Clinical Medical Assistant II||MEDICAL ASSISTING||HEALTH SCIENCES||5|
Two hours of theory and three clinical laboratory hours.
Prerequisites: MACC 311. This course provides an introduction to medical assisting skills needed in various medical specialties. Medical specialty areas include medical emergencies, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, dermatology, urology, obstetrics, pediatrics, orthopedics, neurology, endocrinology, pulmonary, cardiac and geriatrics. This course also provides the theory and skills of diagnostic procedure performed in a medical office. Explanation and demonstration various aspects of specimen collection including various CLIA-waived tests commonly ordered will be performed. Diagnostic imaging will be discussed including administration and instruction for outpatient testing. Specialty clinic procedures such as electrocardiography and respiratory testing will be included as well as microbiology and immunology.