MED159 Patient Intake & Infection Control

This course introduces the student to clinical skills and procedures. It is centered on patient intake procedures including infection control utilizing practical skills, demonstrations, hands-on learning, and proper medical documentation. Laboratory assessment skills, which consist of invasive and non-invasive procedures, are performed in a professional manner on classmates. Students will learn basic vital signs and measure and record body measurements. Setting up and assisting with examinations, injections and visual and auditory screenings will also be discussed. Students will learn through the use of practical skills, demonstrations and hands on learning. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will demonstrate patient intake skills and clinical procedures.

Prerequisite: None

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