MED 241: Medical Assistant Clinical Practice

In this course, students explore the current work environment as a medical assistant by taking part in a supervised, unpaid clinical placement that is consistent with the standards of practice in the field. Students practice effective communication, ethical behaviors, cognitive and psychomotor skills, and affective competencies. Tasks, such as taking vital signs, preparing patient rooms or administering medication, may be required depending on the student's placement. Students must complete a total of 160 hours and pass the course with a "C "or higher.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading Level 5; Academic Writing Level 3; MED 210, MED 221 and MED 245, must enroll concurrently in all courses

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime    

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime    

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 2
Lecture Hours 0
Clinical Hours 160
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 160

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