Medical Assisting Technology (MATC)

MATC 1501    Medical Terminology    3 s.h.

Structure of medical words, pronunciation, and meaning of medical terms.

MATC 1502    Medical Law and Ethics    3 s.h.

Types of medical practices. Legal relationship of physician to patient, i.e., professional liability, implied and informed consent, malpractice, invasion of privacy. Emphasis on professional attitude and behavior.

MATC 2605    Introduction to Pharmacology    3 s.h.

Identification and interactions of drugs used in patient care including the pharmacological action and effects on the patient. Various modes of administration and patient education regarding the effects of common drugs.
Prereq.: MATC 1501, BIOL 1551.