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HEAL 212 - Clinical Procedures II

5 Credits
Covers medical specialty examinations and procedures for patients of all ages. Perform patient screening using established protocols including pulmonary function testing and specimen collection. Prepare items for autoclaving and perform sterilization procedures. Assist physician with patient care setting up and assisting with minor office surgery procedures. Prepare proper dosages of medication for both oral and parenteral administration. Select proper sites for and administer parenteral medications. Maintain laboratory tests results using flow sheets. Discuss patient education, preparation, and post-procedure instruction.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve Students enrolled in the Medical Assisting program.
Active Date 20201208T18:00:27

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 16
Contact Hours: Lecture 22 Lab 66
Total Contact Hours 88
Invasive Procedure Used Yes

Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
  • Sterilization and Sterile Procedures
  • Minor Office Surgery
  • Medicine Administration
  • Preparation and Administration of Vaccines
  • Patient Education and preparation

Student Learning Outcomes
Correctly demonstrate administration of oral medication according to industry standards.

Demonstrate correct calculation and reconstitution of medication for oral and parenetal administration.

Correctly prepare items for autoclaving according to industry standards.

Correctly perform sterilization procedures based on industry standards.

Effectively explain the rationale for performance of a procedure to the patient

Acknowledge and respond to patient’s concerns while performing clinical procedures in a face to face or virtual setting

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