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OFFC 1045 - Clinical Procedures

Office Skills Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

​In this course, you will be presented with the clinical procedures and tests commonly performed in medical settings. You will be taught relevant theory about clinical procedures. You will develop a beginning competency in selected clinical skills. You will gain knowledge of the basic instruments, equipment, and supplies used in medical settings. This course will help you develop the skills to assist physicians, and prepare patients for tests and examinations. You will practice setting up an examination room with the appropriate equipment and supplies for examinations. You will learn the correct procedure for sterilization techniques and properly disposing of bio-hazardous materials.

Prerequisite(s)

OFFC 1001

Credits

3.0

Cost

$415.17 - $422.18 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 86261

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2660

Instructor

Patricia George

Course Outline

Cost

$415.17

Notes

  1. * OFFC 1001 must be completed before registration to OFFC 1045. * Attendance to the first class is mandatory. No late registrations permitted. * 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 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 66030

Thu Apr 11 - Thu Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2660

Instructor

Patricia George

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$422.18

Notes

  1. * Permission required to register for this course IF the prerequisite has not been completed. Contact the Program Assistant aShine@bcit.ca 604-451-7198. * Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. * If this section is full, you can SUBSCRIBE to be notified if another section gets scheduled.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply basic infection control and medical/surgical asepsis techniques used in medical offices and examination rooms.
  • Demonstrate asepsis handwashing techniques.
  • Describe the differences between non-pathogens and pathogens.
  • Outline the infection process cycle.
  • List examples of medical waste and explain how to discard each waste.
  • Describe various x-ray and diagnostic procedures.
  • State the three components of a complete physical examination.
  • Coordinate patient appointments with specialists.
  • Describe each vital sign.
  • Accurately measure each vital sign.
  • Perform urine dips and pregnancy testing.
  • Chart the results of urine and pregnancy tests.
  • Perform eye examinations using the Snellen Chart.
  • Assist with gynecological examinations.
  • Assist with initial prenatal examinations.
  • Set up the basic instruments and equipment used in a medical office.
  • Prepare an examination room.
  • Prepare patients for examinations and various clinical and diagnostic tests.
  • Measure and record a patient's height, weight, and vital signs.
  • Accurately chart and document patient data.
  • State ways that patient confidentiality can be compromised.
  • Order clinical, laboratory, and Pap supplies.
  • Maintain medical/surgical instruments.
  • Sterilize medical instruments and the wrapping and packaging.
  • Operate and maintain an autoclave.
  • Interpret the results of different sterilization indicators.
  • Navigate websites to obtain information and print forms and requisitions for different laboratory and diagnostic tests and examinations.
  • Prepare patients for various tests and examinations.
  • Describe the role of Public Health regarding immunizations and other health issues.
  • Describe the role WorkSafeBC plays for both patients and employees.
  • Describe information that the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC provides.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

OFFC 1045 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 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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 Proc For Med Assistants
Author Bonewit-West
Publisher Elsevier
Copyright 2018
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-32337-711-9
Price $159.95
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Clinical Procedure For Med Assistants Digital Format (Access Card)
Author Bonewit-West
Copyright 2018
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-32353-098-9
Price $127.95
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Spring/Summer 2019

Books for Spring/Summer 2019 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 Proc For Med Assistants
Author Bonewit-West
Publisher Elsevier
Copyright 2018
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-32337-711-9
Price $159.95
Choose One

Image not available
Clinical Procedure For Med Assistants Digital Format (Access Card)
Author Bonewit-West
Copyright 2018
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-32353-098-9
Price $127.95
Choose One

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