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MEDAS 132 - Medical Office Safety and Emergencies


3 credits

Prerequisites
Acceptance into the MEDAS program and completion of all MEDAS courses with a grade of “B-” or better.

AHA Healthcare Provider CPR and basic first aid, infection control and medical asepsis, personal safety precautions, HIV/AIDS and blood borne pathogens training and emergency preparedness.

Theory Hours
2 theory hours.

Guided Practice Hours
2 guided practice hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Perform first aid procedures for:
    • bleeding
    • diabetic coma or insulin shock
    • fractures
    • seizures
    • shock
    • syncope
  • Produce up-to-date documentation of provider/professional level CPR
  • Recognize the physical and emotional effects on persons involved in an emergency situation
  • Demonstrate self-awareness in responding to an emergency situation
  • List principles and steps of professional/provider CPR
  • Describe basic principles of first aid as they pertain to the ambulatory healthcare setting


Note
Acceptance into the Medical Assistant program required.



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