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Symptomatology

This course covers the study of disease symptoms and the appropriate actions taken by medical assistants in a medical facility in relation to these symptoms. Emphasis is placed on interviewing skills and appropriate triage, preparing patients for procedures, and screening test results. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize how certain symptoms relate to specific diseases, recognize emergency situations, and take appropriate actions.

Prerequisites/Corequisites
Take 1 of the following groups: Group 1 Take ENG 090 RED 090 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 2 Take ENG 095 ENG 095A – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 3 Take DRE 098 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 4 Take DRE 099