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    Jul 08, 2020  
2016-17 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2016-17 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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MED 140 Exam Room Procedures I (5 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 4
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: Take MED 110  
Corequisites: None
This course provides instruction in clinical examining room procedures. Topics include asepsis, infection control, assisting with exams and treatment, patient education, preparation and administration of medications, EKG's, vital signs, and medical emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to perform competency based course topics. Students will demonstrate math competencies in algebraic computations necessary to successfully calculate drug dosages and determine equivalent doses among the household, apothecary, and metric systems.



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