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MAST 2010 - Fundamental Clinical Office Skills

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: MAST 1240 , MAST 1811 , MAST 1150 , MAST 2301  all with grade C or better

This course focuses on fundamental skills needed to provide safe care for patients. It emphasizes psychomotor skills related to obtaining vital signs, performing patient screening, and assisting a provider with an exam.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, student will be able to describe diagnostic measurements for patient screening.

Objectives:

  1. Indicate common diagnostic screening measures:
    1. Vital signs: Blood Pressure, Temperature, Pulse, and Respirations
    2. Height
    3. Weight
    4. Length (infant)
    5. Head circumference (infant)
    6. Pulse oximetry
    7. Electrocardiography
    8. Pulmonary function testing
    9. Peak flow meter
    10. Basic vision screening
    11. Basic Hearing screening

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, student will be able to demonstrate diagnostic measurements for the patient screening process.

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate common diagnostic screening measures:
    1. Vital signs: Blood Pressure, Temperature, Pulse, and Respirations
    2. Height
    3. Weight
    4. Length (infant)
    5. Head circumference (infant)
    6. Pulse oximetry
    7. Electrocardiography
    8. Pulmonary function testing
    9. Peak flow meter
    10. Basic vision screening
    11. Basic Hearing screening

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, student will be able to record diagnostic measurements for the patient.

Objectives:

  1. Document in the patient medical record finding of diagnostic measurements.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, student will be able to verify the rules of medications administration:

Objectives:

  1. List the rights of medication administration:
    1. Right patient
    2. Right medication
    3. Right dose
    4. Right route
    5. Right time
    6. Right documentation

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, student will be able to identify proper sites for administering medication:

Objectives: Identify proper sites for administering medication

  1. Oral
  2. Parenteral a. Intradermal b. Intramuscular c. Sub-cutaneous

Outcome 6: Upon completion of this course, student will be able to demonstrate administration of medications:

Objectives:

  1. Administer medications:
    1. Oral
    2. Parenteral
    3. Intradermal
    4. Intramuscular
    5. Sub-cutaneous

Outcome 7: Upon completion of this course, student will be able to demonstrate assisting a health care provider with a procedure or treatment.

Objectives:

  1. Instruct patient in procedure or treatment
  2. Assist health care provider with exam

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Basic Patient Care and Charting
    1. Measuring Weight and Height
    2. Positioning and Draping
    3. Assisting in Patient Transfer
    4. Introduction to Assistive Mobility Devices
    5. Assisting in a Physical Examination
  2. Vital Signs
    1. Temperature, Pulse, Respiration
    2. Blood Pressure
    3. Pulse Oximetry
  3. Cardiopulmonary Procedures
    1. Electrocardiography
    2. Holter Monitors
    3. Pulmonary Function Testing
    4. Peak Flow Testing
  4. Eye and Ear Assessment
    1. Basic Vision Screening
    2. Basic Hearing Screening
  5. Pediatrics
    1. Weight and Length of Infants
    2. Head Circumference
    3. Growth Charts
    4. Pediatric Injections and Immunization
  6. Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
    1. Introduction to Diagnostic Imaging
    2. Positioning
    3. Prepping a Patient for Radiological Imaging
  7. Administration of Medication
    1. Introduction to Administering, Prescribing and Dispensing Medications
    2. Routes of Administration
    3. List the “Rights” Of Administration
    4. Common Sites for Administration of Parenteral Medication

Primary Faculty
Austin, Delena
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Primeau, Paula
Dean
Mirijanian, Narine



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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