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
Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class
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