SRJC Course Outlines

4/14/2024 3:43:18 AMMA 163B Course Outline as of Fall 2013

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MA 163BTitle:  CLINICAL PROCEDURES 2  
Full Title:  Clinical Procedures 2
Last Reviewed:1/27/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Course focuses on medical assisting skills and responsibilities for the clinical area of a medical office or other appropriate medical facility. Covers medical office emergencies, electrocardiography and radiologic and diagnostic imaging; obstetrics and gynecological patient care.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of MA 163A and MA 163AL and MA 165 AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 163BL and MA 164 and MA 166.4


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:
Students must maintain proof of immunization clearance, TB test, and physical exam signed by physician, and must possess a current infant, child, and adult CPR certificate, clear background check and clear drug screen

Schedule of Classes Information
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Course focuses on medical assisting skills and responsibilities for the clinical area of a medical office or other appropriate medical facility. Covers medical office emergencies, electrocardiography and radiologic and diagnostic imaging; obstetrics and gynecological patient care.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of MA 163A and MA 163AL and MA 165 AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 163BL and MA 164 and MA 166.4
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:Students must maintain proof of immunization clearance, TB test, and physical exam signed by physician, and must possess a current infant, child, and adult CPR certificate, clear background check and clear drug screen
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify and discuss anatomy and physiology of the heart
2. Identify and record specific components of a 12-lead EKG
3. Recognize and identify specific cardiac arrhythmias and the etiology of each
4. Identify and demonstrate specific patient positions utilized in radiography
5. Identify and explain the purpose of several specific types of diagnostic imaging procedures, e.g. computerized tomography scan, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasonography
6. Describe the purpose of the OB/GYN exam
7. Identify and record all requisite data pertaining to prenatal visits
8. Calculate and record the patient's parity code, estimated due date (EDD), and all components of a prenatal laboratory work-up
9. Distinguish between emergency and non-emergency situations
10. Explain and apply principles of numerous medical emergency procedures utilized in the outpatient setting

Topics and Scope
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1. Electrocardiography
       a. Anatomy and physiology of the heart
       b. Conduction system
       c. Cardiac cycle
       d. Electrocardiogram (EKG) equipment/monitoring
       e. Technique for running a 12-lead electrocardiogram
       f.  Holter monitoring
       g. Cardiac arrhythmias
2. Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
       a.  X-rays in medicine
      b. Patient preparation
       c. Patient positioning
       d. Contrast medium
       e. Fluoroscopy
       f.  Precautionary measures
       g. Types of x-ray examinations
       h. Types of diagnostic imaging procedures
3. Obstetrics and Gynecology
       a. Gynecologic examination
       b. Pap test
       c. Vaginal infections and treatment
        d. Prenatal exam/care/visits
       e. Gestational age
       f.  Laboratory tests
       g. Labor and delivery
       h. Postpartum exam/care/visits
4. Emergency Medical Procedures
       a. Medical emergencies
       b. Crash cart
       c. Emergency Medical Systems (EMS) system
       d. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) review
       e. Cardio-thoracic emergency care
       f.  Shock/bleeding
       g. Wounds/musculoskeletal injuries
       h. Burns
       i.  Seizures
       j.  Poisoning
       k. Diabetic emergencies

Assignments:
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1. Homework problems
  a. Critical thinking skill exercises (10-25 applications)  from textbook scenarios
   b. Charting related to competencies gained from Skills Lab 1-3 per competency
  c. Vocabulary assessment in workbook 10-20 words per week
2. Practice weekly clinical skill competencies in lab setting under instructor supervision (not graded)
3. Demonstrate actions to be taken in 5-20 simulated emergency situations, roleplaying medical assistant, and patient responses
4. Successful completion of 4 unit exams and 1 final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Class performances, performance exams, role play
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Four unit exams and one final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants, Bonewit-West, K., 8th Ed., Saunders, 2011
Student Mastery Manual, Bonewit-West, K., 10th Ed., Saunders, 2012

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