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Course Description

Clinical Medical Assisting II: Clinical Theory and Skills Lab II | Learn introductory laboratory procedures and functions, including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) standards related to laboratory operations. In lab sessions, focus on quality control, preanalytical accessioning and processing, performing venipuncture procedures, urinalysis, basic microbiology, point of care testing, and other diagnostic procedures that are performed in the physicians' office or outpatient setting. Students are required to practice selected procedures on each other during college laboratory under instructor supervision. CEUs issued. $1073.00 includes $274.00 fee. Note: For additional requirements visit www.aacc.edu/clinicalmedicalassisting.

Learner Outcomes

Apply safety and regulatory guidelines in the Medical Laboratory to include CLIA testing and perform quality checks on point of care testing equipment to ensure accuracy of results; State the purpose of the different departments within a clinical medical laboratory such as chemistry, urinalysis, microbiological, hematology, immunology, and immunohematology; Discuss processing and accessioning of blood and non-blood specimens within a clinical laboratory to include storage, handling, documentation of patient information and transporting; Perform venipuncture and collection procedures of non-blood specimens to include basic hematological testing, urine testing, basic microbiology and point of care testing; Identify safety techniques that can be used in responding to accidental exposure to blood, other body fluids, needle sticks, and chemicals; Recall the classifications of medications to include indications for use, desired effects, side effects, and adverse reactions; Demonstrate correct dosage calculations of medication for administration; Demonstrate clinical communication, infection control, and vital measurements in a clinical setting.  

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Clinical Medical Assisting II
Type
Online
Dates
Nov 17, 2022 to Feb 18, 2023
Type
In Person
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Nov 17, 2022
Type
In Person
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Nov 19, 2022
Type
In Person
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Dec 01, 2022 to Dec 15, 2022
Type
In Person
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Dec 03, 2022 to Dec 17, 2022
Type
In Person
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Jan 05, 2023 to Jan 19, 2023
Type
In Person
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Jan 07, 2023 to Feb 11, 2023
Type
In Person
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Jan 26, 2023 to Feb 16, 2023
Schedule
Contact Hours
82.0
Location
  • Main Campus
  • Off Campus
Delivery Options
Registration Fee
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 17, 2022
Section Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 17, 2022
Instructors
  • Katherine Herring
Section Notes
Note: No class on Nov. 24, 26, Dec. 22, 24, 29 and 31
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