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Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
MED 270 Symptomatology Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: BIO 163 Local Requirement or BIO 166 Local Requirement or BIO 169 Local Requirement or MED 116 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

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. Restricted to MA and MT programs of study.


  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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