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Areas of Study | | MEDA170 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: MEDA170
COURSE TITLE:Clinical Procedures II
DIVISION:Business
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course includes continuing the study of how to assist with the physical exam. The student will identify radiographic equipment and procedures. The student will prepare the patient and assist with procedures, treatments, and minor office surgery. The principles of physical therapy, body mechanics, and ergonomics are presented.

PREREQUISITES:
MEDA120

NOTES:
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify the major components of a complete patient examination.
  • Prepare the patient and assist the physician with routine and specialty examinations.
  • Explain principles of radiologic diagnostic equipment and procedures.
  • Prepare patient for, set up, and assist with specialty procedures, treatments, and minor office surgery.
  • Know the principles of physical therapy modalities and ergonomics.
  • Identify basic nutritional and dietary needs of patients.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Prepare patient for and assist with specialty exams.
  2. Provide instruction for radiologic diagnostic testing.
  3. Prepare patient for and assist with procedures, treatments, and minor office surgery.
  4. rovide instruction for physical therapy modalities.
  5. Perform ergonomics.
  6. Assist patients with understanding basic nutritional and dietary needs.
  7. Provide instruction for health maintenance and disease prevention.

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Evaluation of student progress is continuous utilizing completions of homework assignments, competency completion, quizzes, examinations, written assignments, and class participation.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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