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Handling Medical Emergencies

Medical Assisting > COMING SOON
MA - Coming Soon
This module provides knowledge on the medical assistant's role in the handling of medical emergencies.

The medical assistant plays an important role in the handling of medical emergencies, since they are often the first point of contact in the medical office. It is the responsibility of the medical assistant to be aware and knowledgeable of certain kinds of emergency care performed in the medical office. Proper training in medical emergencies can often save a patient's life or prevent irreversible outcomes. In this module, students will learn about various types of medical emergencies and the techniques for how to properly handle the same. 


You'll learn 

  • how to identify a medical emergency
  • the steps for handling various medical emergencies
  • techniques for proper patient care during an emergency
  • the kinds of medical emergency equipment and supplies in an office emergency kit
  • much more (see Content Details for more specific information)

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