2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 21, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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CMAC 102 - Clinical Safety and Infection Control


Credit(s): 2
Contact Hours: 6

This course is a combined lecture/lab course which focuses on protective practices in the medical office and outpatient environments. Topics include maintaining safety of the environment, emergency management, biological, radioactive, and chemical exposures and identification of strategies to ensure risk mitigation and appropriate management of same. Infection control techniques are also covered and include use of correct techniques in setting up a sterile field, principles of asepsis and autoclaving practices, performing wound care, and ensuring appropriate use of standard precautions. Officially accepted into the Certified Medical Assistant Certificate program and following the required sequence of courses. To progress in the program, the student must maintain a grade of C or better in Certified Medical Assistant program courses and demonstrate a minimum of 100% attainment of all psychomotor and affective domain competencies.



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