In this course, students learn to collaborate with the medical team to apply and implement “Chronic Disease Management” protocols. Students learn medical asepsis, sterilization techniques and the importance of preventing cross-contamination in healthcare environments. Students take and chart vital signs, collect specimens, test visual acuity, and prepare the required equipment for specialty examinations and minor surgical procedures.
This course is part of the full-time Medical Office Assistant Program.
Course code: MEDC 1259
Length: 50 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.