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					                                                                                                                 Medical Assistant
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2.6   MA 101 - Professional Issues                             methods of using a browser to search the                           14. Recognize and respond effectively to
2.6   1. Project a professional manner and image.          2.8 Internet for specific information.                             2.8 verbal, nonverbal and written communications.
2.5   2. Work as a member of a health care team.               5. Working knowledge of e-mail: sending and                        15. Receive, organize, prioritize and transmit
2.7   3. Perform within legal and ethical boundaries.          retrieving messages and attachments, setting                   2.6 information.
2.7   4. Recognize professional credentialing criteria.        up contact lists, deleting and storing
    5. Demonstrate knowledge of federal/state              2.8 messages.                                                      2.7 MA 110 - Human Body
2.7 health care legislation and regulations.                   6. Understand legal and ethical issues:                            1. Demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy
    6. Respond to nonverbal/verbal                             copyright laws, privacy, security, computer                    2.5 and physiology.
2.7 communications.                                        2.8 crimes.                                                            2. Describe the major body systems, their
2.8 7. Identify community resources.                                                                                          2.6 functions and their primary organs.
2.8 8. Respond to issues of confidentiality.               2.5 MA 103 - Medical Terminology                                       3. Possess knowledge of different diseases and how they affect
2.3 9. Document appropriately.                                 1. Define word parts: suffixes, prefixes, roots                    systems and organs of the
2.5 10. Enhance skills through continuing education.       2.3 and combination forms.                                         2.5 body.
    11. Follow established policy in initiating or             2. Correctly analyze, define, spell and                        2.8 4. Identify the chain of infection.
2.5 terminating medical contracts.                         2.4 pronounce medical terms.                                           5. Explain treatments used in controlling the
                                                           2.5 3. Build medical terms for a given definition.                     spread of infection and procedures used
2.8 MA 102 - Introduction to Computers                         4. Define anatomical terms of the human                        2.8 in diagnosing various diseases.
    1. Achieve a basic understanding of computers          2.4 body structure.                                                    6. Possess knowledge of disease prevention
2.8 and computer literacy.                                       5. Correctly build, analyze, define, pronounce               2.8 and health promotion.
    2. Demonstrate a basic working knowledge and                 and spell diagnostic terms related to the                    2.8 7. Possess knowledge of good nutrition.
    hands on skill level using word processing,            2.3   human structure.                                                 8. Demonstrate knowledge of communications
2.7 spreadsheet, data base, and PowerPoint.                2.1   6. Apply medical abbreviations.                              2.8 for health care professionals.
    3. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the            2.1   7. Apply medical terminology correctly.
    Windows operating system and be able to                2.8   8. Perform within legal and ethical boundaries.              2.8 MA - Patient Care
    perform file management tasks: Creating and            2.7   9. Project a professional manner/image.                            1. Apply principles of aseptic technique and
    saving files; retrieving and deleting files;           2.8   10. Maintain confidentiality.                                2.7   infection control.
2.8 organizing files and folders.                          2.8   11. Treat all patients with compassion/empathy.              2.8   2. Screen/follow-up patient test results.
    4. Describe the major features of the Internet         2.8   12. Recognize/respect diversity.                             2.7   3. Comply with quality assurance practices.
    and how the Internet works; explain how to                 13. Adapt communications to individual's                       2.8   4. Obtain patient history/vital signs.
    connect to the Internet; understand browser            2.8 ability to understand.                                             5. Prepare and maintain
3.0 terminology and demonstrate different                                                                                     2.8 examination/treatment areas.



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      6. Prepare patient for examinations, procedures        16. Demonstrate proficiency using software                 10. Recognize and respond effectively to verbal,
2.8   and treatments.                                    2.7 applications to complete office tasks.               2.8   nonverbal and written communication.
2.8   7. Collect/process specimens.                      2.7 17. Recognize professional liability.                2.5   11. Use medical terminology appropriately.
2.8   8. Perform diagnostic tests.                       2.7 18. Apply accounting principles.                     2.4   12. Document accurately.
2.8   9. Explain office policies and procedures.                                                                  2.5   13. Calculate medication dosages accurately.
2.8   10. Perform within legal and ethical boundaries.   2.6 MA 115 - Insurance Billing and Coding                    14. Demonstrate use of standard equipment
2.6   11. Project a professional manner and image.           1. Obtain medical practice reimbursement             2.6 used in dosage calculations.
2.5   12. Use medical terminology appropriately.         2.6 through insurance claims submission.                     15. Demonstrate knowledge of controlled
2.5   13. Document accurately.                           2.5 2. Demonstrate industry coding.                      2.3 substances.
2.8   14. Serve as a liaison.                                3. Demonstrate understanding of health               2.6 16. Apply drug regulations.
    15. Conduct patient education on medications,        2.5 insurance-specific terminology.                          17. Demonstrate application of topical, oral
2.8 health maintenance and disease prevention.               4. Evaluate health care records for the purpose      2.8 and buccal medications.
    16. Identify basic principles of mental health       2.4 of coding.                                           2.8 18. Apply principles of pharmacology.
2.8 and psychology.                                          5. Apply legal and ethical concepts to the
    17. Identify hereditary, cultural and                    practice of medicine, while following                2.8   MA 120 - Diagnostic Procedures
2.8 environmental influences on behavior.                2.7 HIPAA guidelines.                                    2.8   1. Perform electrocardiography.
2.8 18. State steps for coping with loss.                      6. Demonstrate effective time and resource         2.8   2. Perform respiratory testing.
2.8 19. Identify the stages and changes of life cycle.   2.8   management.                                        2.8   3. Obtain vital signs.
                                                         2.8   7. Apply reception and administrative skills.          4. Prepare patient for and assist with
2.7 MA 113 - Administrative Aspects I                    2.8   8. Utilize information technology.                     procedures, treatments and minor office
      1. Perform basic administrative medical            2.8   9. Demonstrate a positive work ethic.              2.8 surgeries.
2.8   assisting functions                                      10. Solve problems in a critical, creative and         5. Provide instruction for health maintenance
2.8   2. Perform within legal and ethical boundaries.    2.6   ethical manner.                                    2.8 and disease prevention.
2.8   3. Project a professional manner/image.            2.4   11. Apply managed care policies and procedures.        6. Perform pulmonary function testing.
2.8   4. Maintain confidentiality.                       2.4   12. Apply insurance guidelines for each patient.   2.8 7. Instruct individuals according to their needs.
    5. Treat all patients with compassion/empathy        2.8   13. Demonstrate effective communication skills.          8. Demonstrate the use and care of patient
2.8 with respect to diversity.                           2.7   14. Serve as a healthcare liaison.                 2.8   equipment.
    6. Respond effectively to verbal, nonverbal and                                                               2.8   9. Respond to issues of confidentiality.
2.8 written communications.                              2.7 MA 117 Pharmacology                                  2.8   10. Perform within legal and ethical boundaries.
2.8 7. Use professional telephone techniques.                1. Apply principles of aseptic technique and         2.6   11. Document accurately.
    8. Receive, organize, prioritize and transmit        2.7 infection control.                                   2.7   12. Practice standard precautions.
2.7 information.                                         2.5 2. Comply with quality assurance practices.
2.6 9. Use medical terminology appropriately.                3. Coordinate patient care with other health         2.8 MA 121 - Patient Care II
    10. Schedule/coordinate/monitor                      2.8 care providers.                                          1. Apply principles of aseptic technique and
    impatient/outpatient appointments                        4. Prepare and administer medications and            2.7 infection control.
2.8 admissions and procedures.                           2.8 immunizations.                                           2. Coordinate patient care with other health
2.7 11. Prepare and maintain medical records.                5. Teach method of health promotion and              2.8 care providers.
2.6 12. Document accurately.                             2.8 disease prevention.                                      3. Prepare patient for examinations, procedures
    13. Follow employer's established policies                 6. Perform within legal and ethical boundaries     2.8 and treatments.
2.8 dealing with the health care contract.               2.8   when administering medications.                    2.8 4. Collect/process specimens.
    14. Serve as a liaison between patient and the       2.6   7. Project a professional manner/image.            2.8 5. Perform diagnostic tests.
2.8 healthcare professional.                             2.7   8. Maintain confidentiality.                           6. Teach methods of health promotion and
    15. Utilize electronic technology to receive,        2.8   9. Treat all patients with compassion/empathy.     2.8 disease prevention.
2.8 organize, prioritize and transmit information.


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2.8 7. Instruct individuals according to their needs.   2.8 12. Perform inventory of supplies and equipment.       2.8 MA 131 - Clinicals for the Medical Assistant
2.8 8. Perform within legal and ethical boundaries.         13. Apply computer techniques to support office            1. Apply principles and procedures learned in
2.8 9. Maintain confidentiality.                        2.8 operations.                                                the didactic and invasive components of the
    10. Treat all patients with compassion and          2.5 14. Use medical terminology appropriately.             2.7 program.
2.8 empathy.                                                15. Utilize electronic technology to receive,              2. Adapt to the health care facilities rules and
2.8 11. Prepare and maintain medical records.           2.8 organize, prioritize and transmit information.         2.7 routine.
2.5 12. Document accurately.                                16. Respond effectively to verbal and nonverbal            3. Practice within the scope of education,
    13. Initiate IV and administer IV medications       2.8 communication.                                         2.8 training and personal capabilities.
    with appropriate training and as permitted by       2.6 17. Document accurately.                                   4. Serve as a liaison between the health care
    state law.                                          2.8 18. Prepare and maintain medical records.              2.8 professional and the patient.
    14. Demonstrate infection control and standard            19. Maintain federal and state health care               5. Assist the physician with examination and
2.7 precautions.                                        2.8   legislation and regulations.                         2.8 treatments.
    15. Demonstrate proper sanitization                 2.8   20. Recognize professional credentialing criteria.       6. Prepare and administer medication as
2.6 sterilization techniques.                           2.8   21. Perform within legal and ethical boundaries.     2.8 directed by a physician.
2.8 16. Demonstrate techniques for injections.          2.7   22. Demonstrate proofreading skills.                 2.7 7. Project a professional manner and image.
    17. Demonstrate knowledge of OSHA                   2.7   23. Compose letters for various situations.          2.8 8. Demonstrate initiative and responsibility.
2.8 guidelines.                                         2.8   24. Demonstrate job seeking skills.                  2.8 9. Work as a member of the health care team.
2.8 18. Recognize emergencies.                                                                                     2.8 10. Maintain confidentiality.
    19. Demonstrate routine physical therapy            2.7 MA 125 - Clinical Laboratory Procedures                      11. Demonstrate knowledge of federal and state
2.8 procedures and modalities.                          2.6 1. Follow CLIA regulations for the laboratory.         2.8   health care legislation and regulations.
2.8 20. Assist with routine surgical procedures.        2.7 2. Follow OSHA regulations for the laboratory.         2.8   12. Instruct individuals according to their need.
    21. Prepare surgical dressings as directed by           3. Apply appropriate safety procedures for the         2.8   13. Perform within the legal and ethical boundaries.
2.8 physician.                                          2.8 laboratory.                                            2.7   14. Document appropriately.
    22. Demonstrate principles of radiology.            2.8 4. Practice standard precautions.
2.8 23. Perform diagnostic testing.                         5. Describe purpose and use of laboratory
    24. Demonstrate use of Fetal Doppler and            2.8 testing in disease diagnosis.
    prenatal care.                                          6. Explain general laboratory tests, departments
                                                            within a laboratory and the hierarchy of
2.8 MA 123 - Administrative Aspects II                  2.8 laboratory personnel.
2.6 1. Display a professional manner and image.               7. State the purpose for the testing equipment
2.8 2. Demonstrate initiative and responsibility.       2.8   found in most labs.
    3. Adapt communication to individual's ability      2.4   8. Practice quality assurance.
2.8 to understand.                                      2.3   9. Perform quality control.
2.8 4. Recognize and respect cultural diversity.        2.8   10. Complete laboratory requisitions.
2.6 5. Use professional telephone techniques.           2.8   11. Perform specimen collection.
2.6 6. Prioritize and perform multiple tasks.           2.8   12. Perform proper patient identification.
2.7 7. Adapt to change.                                       13. Apply legal and ethical concepts to the
2.8 8. Work as a team member.                                 practice of medicine while following HIPAA
    9. Promote the profession through positive          2.8   guidelines.
2.8 public relations.                                   2.8   14. Perform laboratory tests.
    10. Serve as a liaison between the patient and      2.7   15. Document appropriately.
2.8 healthcare personnel.                               2.8   16. Respond to issues of confidentiality.
    11. Locate community resources and
2.8 disseminate information.




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