Montana State University

AHMA
Allied Health: Medical Assisting
Gallatin College
(406) 994-5536


AHMA 201 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROCEDURES I  

AHMA 203 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROCEDURES II   

AHMA 280 MEDICAL ASSISTING EXAM PREPARATION  

AHMA 298 MEDICAL ASSISTING EXTERNSHIP 

AHMA 201 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROCEDURES I
F 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
-- Performance of CLIA waived laboratory tests. Topics include specimen collection, phlebotomy, specimen processing, record keeping, universal precautions, infection control, and quality control.

AHMA 203 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROCEDURES II
S 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
-- Patient assessment, physical examination and patient treatments including: vital signs, patient education, medical emergencies and assisting the physician in medical specialty examinations and minor surgery. Students will learn the theoretical, technical, and practical aspects of infection control, medical and surgical asepsis and EKG.

AHMA 280 MEDICAL ASSISTING EXAM PREPARATION
Su 1 cr. SEM 1
-- Preparation for the AMT (American Medical Technologists) registration exam and/or AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants) certification exam.

AHMA 298 MEDICAL ASSISTING EXTERNSHIP
Su 4 cr. IND 4
-- Practical experience in clinical medical environments under supervision.

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