MED229 Advanced Procedures, Life Support & Specialties

This course will focus on advanced diagnostic tests and disorders, diseases and treatments of specialty practices. Included in this focus will be discussion/recognition of components of common diagnostic tests performed within the medical office and the significance of elevated/decreased values. Topics will also include setting up and maintaining sterile fields and intravenous therapy. Specialty areas include but not limited to: gastroenterology, endocrinology, neurology, pediatrics, gynecology, surgical, x-ray and geriatrics. Students will lean through the use of practical skills, demonstrations and hands on learning. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to competently assist physicians in specialty practices.

Prerequisite: MED158, MED159

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