Description: This course introduces the Medical Assisting student to the principles of minor surgery, its history and settings. Students become familiar with a variety of common surgical procedures and utilize the instruments, materials and supplies used in the procedures in an aseptic manner. Patient pre-operative and post- operative processing is also presented and practiced. Alternate surgical procedures are also discussed. Students are instructed in the Scope of Practice of the Medical Assistant as it relates to minor surgery.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):