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MA 163
Beginning Clinical Skills for Medical Assisting
Description:Course focuses on beginning clinical medical assisting skills and responsibilities for the clinical area of a medical office or other appropriate medical facility. Covers proper handwashing; use of personal protective equipment; medical and surgical aseptic procedures; vital signs determination; assisting with physical examinations/rooming, including safe transfers, positioning and draping, height, weight, obtaining patient history; disinfection and sterilization techniques; assisting with minor office procedures; application of physical agents to promote tissue healing; patient teaching on ambulatory aids and cast care.
Prerequisites:Course Completion of ANAT 58; OR ANAT 140 AND HLC 140; AND Course Completion of MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 168; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 163L, MA 165, MA 169
Recommended Preparation:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
Repeatability:Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Grading Type:Grade Only
Sections listed are for Fall 2019
 SectDaysHoursInstructorLocationRoomUnitsStatusTotal SeatsCurrent EnrollmentSeats RemainingDate Begin/EndDate Final ExamBooks
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11:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Redmon R
Redmon R/Slusser K
Race Building, Santa Rosa Campus4035
12/18/2019Click here for availability at the SRJC bookstore  Click here to see if the library has a copy of your textbook
 ORIENTATION & SKILL PACK PICK UP on Mon, August 19, 2019, 8am to 12pm, Race Building, Skills Lab. Please contact Katherine Slusser at to get instructions on how to order your clinical skills supplies pack. Please wear the entire uniform to the Orientation as described here: Uniform Dress Code Requirements. You will be given your ID badges at the Orientation. Bring something to take notes with - either paper and pen, or an electronic device.