SRJC Course Outlines

7/6/2022 3:12:20 PMMA 163B Course Outline as of Spring 2006

New Course (First Version)
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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Emphasis on assessing and preparing for medical office emergencies. Students also practice procedures and instructions in the areas of electrocardiography and radiologic and diagnostic imaging.  Course will also include obstetrics and gynecological patient care.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of MA 63A and Course Completion of MA 63AL and Course Completion of MA 65 and Course Completion of MA 162 ( or MA 62 or MSR 62B) and Concurrent Enrollment in MA 63BL ( or MA 287.5) OR Course Completion of MA 163 ( or MA 163A) and Course Completion of MA 163L ( or MA 163AL) and Course Completion of MA 165 and Course Completion of MA 162 ( or MA 62 or MSR 62B) and Concurrent Enrollment in MA 163BL


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Emphasis on assessing and preparing for medical office emergencies. Students also practice procedures and instructions in the areas of electrocardiography and radiologic and diagnostic imaging.  Course will also include obstetrics and gynecological patient care.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of MA 63A and Course Completion of MA 63AL and Course Completion of MA 65 and Course Completion of MA 162 ( or MA 62 or MSR 62B) and Concurrent Enrollment in MA 63BL ( or MA 287.5) OR Course Completion of MA 163 ( or MA 163A) and Course Completion of MA 163L ( or MA 163AL) and Course Completion of MA 165 and Course Completion of MA 162 ( or MA 62 or MSR 62B) and Concurrent Enrollment in MA 163BL
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.      Distinguish between emergency and non-emergency situations.
2.      Prepare for an emergency situation within a medical office.
3.      Perform basic life-saving maneuvers on an adult, child, and
infant.
4.      Record a 12-lead electrocardiogram (EKG).
5.      Identify specific components of an EKG tracing.
6.      Identify specific artifacts and remedies for removal.
7.      Explain the purpose of Holter monitor electrocardiography.
8.      Recognize and identify specific cardiac arrhythmias and the
etiology of each.
9.      Define the function of x-rays in medicine.
10.     Explain the importance of proper patient preparation before
specific radiologic exams.
11.     Identify specific patient positions utilized in radiography to
facilitate a proper x-ray outcome.
12.     Identify and explain the purpose of a variety of types of x-ray
examinations.
13.     Identify and explain the purpose of several specific types of
diagnostic imaging procedures, e.g., computerized tomography
scan, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasonography.
14.     List all parts and explain the purpose of performing all parts of
the gynecological exam.
15.     Identify the four components of the first prenatal visit.
16.     Record the patient's pregnancy in terms of gravidity and parity.
17.     Calculate the expected date of delivery (EDD) using Nagele's rule
and a gestation calculator.
18.     List the laboratory tests and explain the purpose of each
laboratory test included in the prenatal laboratory workup.
19.     List the procedures and explain the purpose of each of the
procedures included in the return prenatal examinations.
20.     Describe the purpose of special tests and procedures performed on
the gravid patient.
21.     List the procedures and explain the purpose of each of the
procedures included in the postpartum examination.

Topics and Scope
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I.      Emergency Medical Procedures
 A.      Medical emergencies
 B.      Crash cart
 C.      EMS system
 D.      OSHA safety review
 E.      Cardio-thoracic emergency care
 F.      Shock/bleeding
 G.      Wounds/musculoskeletal injuries
 H.      Burns
 I.      Seizures
 J.      Poisoning
 K.      Diabetic emergencies
II.     Electrocardiography
 A.      Anatomy and physiology of the heart
 B.      Conduction system
 C.      Cardiac cycle
 D.      EKG equipment/monitoring
 E.      Technique for running a 12-lead electrocardiogram
 F.      Holter monitoring
 G.      Cardiac arrhythmias
III.    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
IV.     Obstetrics and Gynecology
 A.      Gynecologic examination
 B.      Pap test
 C.      Vaginal infections and treatment of each
 D.      Prenatal exam/care/visits
 E.      Gestational age
 F.      Laboratory tests
 G.      Labor and delivery
 H.      Postpartum exam/care/visits

Assignments:
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1. Complete reading assignments, 15-30 pages per week.
2. Complete written assignments:
  a. Vocabulary assessment in workbook, 10-20 words per week.
  b. Self-evaluation related to reading, 10-30 questions per week.
3. Homework problems:
  a. Critical thinking skill applications, 10-25 applications per week.
  b. Charting related to competencies, 1-3 per competency.
4. Practice weekly clinical skill competencies in lab setting under
  instructor supervision.
5. View emergency procedure videos, 5-15.
6. Clinical skill performance exam.
7. Demonstrate actions to be taken in 5-20 simulated emergency situations,
  roleplaying medical assistant and client responses.
8. Observe and demonstrate electrocardiogram competencies.
9. Quizzes (3-7); 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
20 - 45%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 15%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Class performances, Performance exams, Role play.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
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. By K. Bonewit-West, 6th Ed.,
Saunders, 2004.
STUDENT MASTERY MANUAL. By K. Bonewit-West, 6th Ed., Saunders, 2004.

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