This course is a comprehensive study of terminology used in common medical practice.
Introduction to Clinical Skills
This is a general introduction to the clinical/laboratory aspect of the medical office. Subjects covered include OSHA standards and regulations, universal precautions, medical asepsis, infection control, and laboratory safety. This class introduces the theory and practice of effective documentation, communication, and professionalism standards in the medical setting.
Patient Care Sciences
This course combines lecture with clinical practice to acquaint students with basic concepts of outpatient care. Topics include patient relations, clinical charting and documentation, vital signs, patient rooming, and physical examinations.