Allied Health Education Medicine
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This is the first in a cohort of courses focused on Medical Assistant skills. The course covers the basic knowledge and skills to assist with rooming patients in the clinical setting, including History & Physical, Vital Signs and patient preparation for the provider consult. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL&101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better. Successful completion of AHEL 110, 120; AHEP 100, 101 with a C or better at BC or permission of Program Chair.
This is the second in a series of courses covering Medical Assistant skills. The focus is on clinical procedures, preparation and set up, sterile fields, instrument handing and sterilizing, procedure follow up and education. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in AHEM 120 or permission of Program Chair.
This is the third in a series of courses on Medical Assistant skills. The focus is on diagnostic testing in the clinical setting including CLIA-waived Point-of-care testing, ECG, Spirometry. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in AHEM 120 or permission of Program Chair.
Provides knowledge and skill practice in a clinical medical environment as a student Medical Assistant. Completion of ALL medical assisting certificate program courses AND externship requirements. Grade for each program course is a C (2.0) or better. No more than 1 quarter between completion of AHEM 124 and AHEM 128. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Entry code required. See bellevuecollege.edu/ahe