Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Academic Catalog
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AHMA 207 - Medical Assisting in Healthcare Specialties


Credit(s): 2

Prerequisite(s): acceptance into the FVCC Medical Assistant Program.
This course focuses on basic medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, disease and skill development in the ancillary areas of healthcare including ophthalmology, otolaryngology, dermatology, allergy and infectious disease, gastroenterology, orthopedic, rheumatology, neurology, endocrinology, cardiology, pulmonology, urology, male reproduction, obstetrics, and gynecology. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Demonstrate understanding of the terminology, anatomy, and physiology related to the healthcare specialties: ophthalmology, otolaryngology, dermatology, allergy and infectious disease, gastroenterology, orthopedic, rheumatology, neurology, endocrinology, cardiology, pulmonology, urology, male reproduction, obstetrics, and gynecology.
  • Prepare patients and assist providers with healthcare specialties such as ophthalmology, otolaryngology, dermatology, allergy and infectious disease, gastroenterology, orthopedic, rheumatology, neurology, endocrinology, cardiology, pulmonology, urology, male reproduction, obstetrics, and gynecology.
  • Understand relevant legal and regulatory guidelines for various healthcare professionals.



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