2014 - 2015 Catalog 
    
    Apr 22, 2018  
2014 - 2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AHEA 109 - Foundations of Medical Assisting

2 credit (2 lecture, 0 lab, 0 clinical) 2 contact hours [Background check and minimum score of 82 on Compass Reading Test or ENGL 051 , 70 on Compass Writing Test or ENGL 071 , and 36 on Compass Pre-Algebra Test or MATH 075 ; Pre- or co-requisite: AHEA 215 , BUSN 180 , CMIS 101  and AHEA 116  or BIOL 105 ]*
In this course students will learn about the role of the medical assistant in a variety of healthcare settings and about the history of medicine, medical practice systems and ethical and legal concepts. They also learn therapeutic communication skills, risk management procedures, emergency preparedness and basic principles and applications of psychology for the medical assisting profession.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters



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