CMAA 103: Acute Care and Intro to Chronic Diseases

This course is part of the registered Medical Assistant Apprenticeship program offered through the Washington Association for Community Health. Students learn advanced medical assisting skills to address acute conditions, such as setting up a sterile field, assisting with minor office surgery and wound care, identifying and sterilizing instruments, and applying physical healing agents such as bandages and splints. Students learn to assist in medical emergencies and disasters, and to provide effective patient education. Students learn about common chronic diseases and their management. Some modules also contain an introduction to anatomy and physiology of a related body system. This class may include students from multiple sections.


Acceptance into WACH Apprenticeship Program