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AHEM 120 Clinical Medicine • 3 Cr.

This is the first in a cohort of courses focused on Medical Assistant skills. The course covers the basic knowledge and skills to assist with rooming patients in the clinical setting, including History & Physical, Vital Signs and patient preparation for the provider consult. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL&101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better. Successful completion of AHEL 110, 120; AHEP 100, 101 with a C or better at BC or permission of instructor.

AHEM 122 Clinical Procedures • 3 Cr.

This is the second in a series of courses covering Medical Assistant skills. The focus is on clinical procedures, preparation and set up, sterile fields, instrument handing and sterilizing, procedure follow up and education. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in AHEM 120 or permission of instructor.

AHEM 124 Diagnostic Medicine • 3 Cr.

This is the third in a series of courses on Medical Assistant skills. The focus is on diagnostic testing in the clinical setting including CLIA-waived Point-of-care testing, ECG, Spirometry. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in AHEM 120 or permission of instructor.

AHEM 128 Medical Assistant Practicum • 5 Cr.

Provides knowledge and skill practice in a clinical medical environment room as a student Medical Assistant. Prerequisite: Successful completion of AHEM 120, 122, 124 with a C or better at BC, and permission of the instructor. No more than one quarter between completion of AHEM 120, 122, 124 and enrollment in this course. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.