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    Aug 14, 2022  
Catalog 2021-2022 
Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED-1445 - Surgical Assisting* (1)

Prerequisite: BIO-1040 ; BIO-1040L ; HEA-1100 ; MED-1410  
Co-requisite: BIO-2800  

Students learn to identify and care for surgical instruments and practice medical and surgical aseptic techniques in this course. Topics include sterilization and disinfection techniques and autoclaving; preparing patients for various minor surgical procedures; preparing the exam room; assisting with surgery; and post treatment patient care. Students also learn to apply dressings, bandages, splints and casts, as well as patient instruction and patient fittings for ambulatory aids.

Course Fee: $100

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