2019-2020 College Catalog 
    Jun 21, 2021  
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED 270 - Symptomatology

Credits: 3
Class: 2 Lab: 2

Prerequisite(s): Local, Enrollment in the Medical Assisting Program (A45400) MED 274  
Corequisite(s): Local, MED 240 , MED 150 

This course covers the study of disease symptoms and the appropriate actions taken by medical assistants in a medical facility in relation to these symptoms. Emphasis is placed on interviewing skills and appropriate triage, preparing patients for procedures, and screening test results. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize how certain symptoms relate to specific diseases, recognize emergency situations, and take appropriate actions.

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