This course provides an introduction to medical assisting. The course focuses on the concepts of effective communication and protective practices related to health and safety to prevent illness and injury. Basic nutritional concepts and therapeutic diets will also be discussed.
Admission into the Medical Assisting program.
- Distinguish between the components of a normal diet and various therapeutic diets.
- Describe the role of the medical assistant in various health care settings.
- Describe how to apply health and safety policies and procedures to prevent illness and injury.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.