Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog
MAST 1080 Medical Assisting Skills I (1-8-4)
Introduces the skills necessary for assisting the physician with a complete history and physical in all types of medical practices. The course includes skills necessary for sterilizing instruments and equipment and setting up sterile trays. The student al so explores the theory and practice of electrocardiography. Topics include: infection control and related OSHA guidelines; prepare patients/assist physician with age and gender-specific examinations and diagnostic procedures; vital signs/mensuration; medical office surgical procedures and electrocardiography.
Prerequisites: ALHS 1011, ALHS 1090