Medical Assistant and Their Role in Minor Surgery

The Medical Assistant and Their Role in Minor Surgery

Course Overview

This minor surgeries and procedures training course is an overview of the functions of a medical facility and is generally taken by employees who have previously completed a minor surgeries and procedures role or related schooling. This course is intended to keep employees aware of the safe practices of a healthcare facility. It is developed for clinical supervisors, workers, and trainees who work within the pharmacology functions of the allied health profession.

Course Accreditation

This course has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 2 clinical/general CEUs. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the course content or the course provider.

Author Information

Brian Dickens – MBA, PHD, NATIONALLY REGISTERED CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT (NRCMA)
Medical Program Director
Dr. Brian Dickens is a Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) and subject matter expert in the medical assisting and allied health fields.

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Disclosure statement: Dr. Brian Dickens reports having no financial or advisory relationship with any corporate, medical, or political organization doing work related to this educational activity or other business activity.

Approval Number:

138180

Intended Audience

This minor surgeries and procedures training course is an overview of the functions of a medical facility and is generally taken by employees who have previously completed a minor surgeries and procedures role or related schooling. This course is intended to keep employees aware of the safe practices of a healthcare facility. It is developed for clinical supervisors, workers, and trainees who work within minor surgery functions of the allied health profession.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the role of a medical assistant in minor surgery and procedures
  • Explain common surgeries in a medical facility
  • Identify basic surgical instruments and their uses
  • Explain preoperative procedures
  • Explain intra-operative procedures
  • Describe postoperative care

Course outline

  • 1. The Medical Assistant and Their Role in Minor Surgery
  • 2. Surgeries
  • 3. Instruments
  • 4. Standard Precautions
  • 5. Preoperative Procedures
  • 6. Intraoperative Procedures
  • 7. Postoperative Procedures
  • 8. Conditions that Interfere with Fast, Effective Wound Healing Test
  • 9. References
  • 10. Test

Disclaimer:

This is a summary of essential elements of the Medical Assistant and their role in Minor Surgeries and Procedures and is not a comprehensive guide for compliance. Regulation by those that perform minor Surgeries and procedures functions as a Medical Assistant are obligated to comply with all of its requirements of the employer and should not refer to this program as a guide of legal information or advice.
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