MEDA 120: Clinical Medical Assisting I

Credits 2 Class Hours2 lecture

This course introduces the basic clinical skills and procedures required to function as a medical assistant. Topics include integrated clinical procedures, and assisting with specialty exams and procedures.


Admission into the Medical Assisting program.

Corequisite Courses
Semester Offered Fall
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Describe infection control procedures and medical asepsis.
  2. Describe communication techniques used to obtain a client history and document accurately.
  3. Discuss how to complete client screening and obtain vital signs.
  4. Discuss types of examinations, tests and procedures used in medical offices.