AHMA - Allied Health: Medical Assist

Courses

AHMA 201. MA Clinical Procedures I. 4 Credits. (4 Lec) F

Performance of CLIA waived laboratory tests. Topics include specimen collection, phlebotomy, specimen processing, record keeping, universal precautions, infection control, and quality control.

AHMA 203. MA Clinical Procedures II. 4 Credits. (4 Lec) S

Patient assessment, physical examination and patient treatments including: vital signs, patient education, medical emergencies and assisting the physician in medical specialty examinations and minor surgery. Students will learn the theoretical, technical, and practical aspects of infection control, medical and surgical asepsis and EKG.

AHMA 280. Med Assisting Exam Prep. 1 Credit. (1 Sem) Su

Preparation for the AMT (American Medical Technologists) registration exam and/or AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants) certification exam.

AHMA 298. Medical Assisting Externship. 4 Credits. (4 Ind) Su

Prerequisites: AHMA 203 and AHMS 220 Practical experience in clinical medical environments under supervision.