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OFFC 1040 - Clinical Procedures

Office Skills Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

In this course, you will be presented with basic clinical procedures and tests commonly performed in a medical office setting. You will be provided relevant theory about procedures and tests and will develop a beginning competency in selected clinical skills. You will examine the correct procedure for properly disposing of bio-hazardous materials, and the names of basic instruments and equipment used in a medical office. The course will also explore the process to setup an examination room with the appropriate equipment, triage emergent medical conditions, and steps to assist the physician.

Prerequisite(s)

OFFC 1001

Credits

3.0

Cost

$381.18 - $387.19 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 15242

Thu Jan 11 - Sat Mar 10 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 08 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2660
Mar 10 Sat 08:30 - 17:30 BBY

Instructor

Patricia Scott

Course Outline

Cost

$381.18

Notes

  1. * Attendance to the first class is mandatory. No late registrations permitted. ** OFFC 1001 must be completed before registration to OFFC 1040. *** First Aid class is held the Saturday after the ninth class. **** If this section is full, you can SUBSCRIBE to be notified if another section gets scheduled.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 22656

Wed Apr 11 - Sat Jun 09 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 06 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2660
Jun 09 Sat 08:30 - 17:30 BBY

Instructor

Patricia George

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$387.19

Notes

  1. *** Attendance to the first class is mandatory. No late registrations permitted. *** OFFC 1001 must be completed before registration to OFFC 1040. *** First Aid class is held the Saturday after the ninth class. If you already have a ticket, contact the Program Assistant Angelina_Shine@bcit.ca 604-451-7198 to verify if it is equivalent. *** If this section is full, you can SUBSCRIBE to be notified if another section gets scheduled.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Apply basic infection control and medical asepsis techniques.
  • Carry out sterile techniques and sterile procedures.
  • Find specific information in the "Medical Office Assistant Handbook".
  • Describe x-ray procedures, minor office surgeries, physical exams, specialty visits, and procedures.
  • Take patient vital signs including blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and respiration.
  • Weigh and measure babies and adults.
  • Describe and educate patients as necessary regarding medical office procedures.
  • Perform urinalysis, pregnancy testing, and eye examinations.
  • Name the basic instruments and equipment used in a medical office.
  • Set up the examination room with the appropriate equipment.
  • Describe patient consent and privacy policies to patients.
  • State why it is important to have accurate documentation.
  • Order clinical and laboratory supplies.
  • Care and maintain surgical/medical instruments.
  • Operate an autoclave.
  • Apply WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Material Information System) regulations to the workplace.
  • Describe the role of Public Health regarding immunization and other issues.
  • Describe oxygen use and treatment regimes required for emergent conditions.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

OFFC 1040 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Medical Office Assistant
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants
Author Kathy Bonewit-West BS MEd
Publisher Elsevier Canada
Copyright 2018
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-32337-711-9
Price $159.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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