Symptomatology

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
MED
270
2
2
0
3
Prerequisite:

MED 131 and MED 140

Corequisite:

None

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.