AH 113 - Exam Room Procedures I

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces students to the theory, practice and techniques basic to the clinical aspects of working in a medical office. Students learn about disease prevention, disease processes, and the cycle of infection. They learn how to obtain patients' vital signs, weight, and height. The purpose of, the patient preparation for, and the diagnostic tests performed for a general physical, pediatric, and gynecologic exam are taught. Students are also introduced to the field of orthopedics, requiring them to simulate treatment modalities used in this medical specialty.


AH 103 with a grade of "C" or better, which may be taken concurrently