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MDA 201 - Medical Assisting Procedures II


This course introduces the medical assisting student to basic microbiology, hematology, and urinalysis procedures performed in the ambulatory care setting.  Students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to obtain specimens and perform CLIA waived hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, immunology, and microbiology tests.  Students will learn and demonstrate proper steps for venipuncture and capillary puncture.  This course will provide students with an understanding of quality control and quality assurance issues related to the medical laboratory and they will be able to perform a quality control measure.  The ability to differentiate between normal and abnormal test results, and maintain results using flow sheets is covered in this course.  The importance of lab safety, proper use of personal protective equipment, and following CDC, and OSHA guidelines is emphasized throughout the course.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  MDA 115 Medical Assisting Procedures I

Prior or Concurrent:  BIO 132 Human Biology II

Credits: 4
Hours
2 Class Hours, 4 Laboratory Hours
Note
For Medical Assisting students

Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. State safety precautions and demonstrate ability to perform safety measures in the laboratory.
  2. Define terms related to urinalysis, hematology, basic chemistry, immuniology, and microbiology.
  3. Obtain specimens and perform CLIA waived hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, immunology, and microbiology tests.
  4. Perform venipuncture and capillary puncture procedures.
  5. Define quality control and quality assurance issues related to the medical laboratory and perform a quality control measure.
  6. Differentiate between normal and abnormal test results, and maintain results using flow sheets.




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