MAST 1080 - Medical Assisting Skills I


4 Credits

4.00 Credits

Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission, MAST 1030, ENGL 1010 or ENGL 1101, Comp 1000.

Co-requisite: MAST 1100 and MAST 1060.

Introduces the skills necessary for assisting the physician with a complete history and physical in all types of medical practices. The course includes skills necessary for sterilizing instruments and equipment and setting up sterile trays. The student also explores the theory and practice of electrocardiography. Topics include: infection control and related OSHA guidelines; prepare patients/assist physician with age and gender-specific examinations and diagnostic procedures; vital signs/ mensuration; medical office surgical procedures and electrocardiography.