2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 21, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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CMAC 110 - Clinical Medication Administration


Credit(s): 3
Contact Hours: 3

This course is designed to provide the medical assistant with a working knowledge of practical pharmacology and medication administration in the clinical office and outpatient settings. Drugs are explained through their effects on the body’s anatomical structures and systems. Topics include drug names, laws, development, categories, sources, forms, resources, classification of drugs, immunizations, abuse, and misuse of substances. Students will also learn principles of dosage calculation and conversions among various measure systems and gain an understanding of the National Patient Safety goals and standards related to safe medication administration, including various methods of delivery excluding intravenous. Officially accepted into the Certified Medical Assistant Certificate program and following the required sequence of courses, E, M and R. 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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