MDA 245 - Directed Practice Seminar (WE)
This course provides the student with theoretical knowledge and skills to be successful during externship and gaining employment as a medical assistant.
Corequisites: MDA 246 Clinical Practicum I, MDA 247 Clinical Practicum II, or with authorization from the Chairperson
1 Class Hour
For Senior Medical Assisting students
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Explain the essentials of an externship and list the responsibilities of the student during externship.
- Demonstrate essential skills in seeking employment in the medical assisting field.
- Complete the certification process to become a Certified Medical Assistant through the American Association of Medical Assistants.
- Identify strategies for becoming involved in the medical assisting professional community.
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