This class is no longer offered as of Winter 2020.
In this course, students practice therapeutic communication with patients. Students will learn to assess patient conditions and provide quality care. Topics may include: vital signs, applying various wound dressings, capillary puncture, suture removal, patient preparation and transfer techniques and infection control practices.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 3; Admission to the Medical Assisting program; BIO 109 or BIO 111, minimum grade "C+"; HSC 101 minimum grade "C+";