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Patient Education

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
MED 276 Patient Education 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: MED 131 and MED 150 and MED 240
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course is designed to provide communication skills, basic education principles, and knowledge of available community resources and to apply this knowledge to the clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on identifying appropriate community resources, developing patient education materials, and perfecting written and oral communication skills. Upon completion, students should be able to instruct, communicate effectively, and act as a liaison between the patient and community agencies. This course is limited to the students currently admitted to the Medical Assisting program.

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