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MDA 247 - Clinical Practicum II

This course provides the medical assisting student with supervised practical experience in a variety of healthcare facilities, such as general and specialty physician offices, medical centers, and other ambulatory care facilities.  Students will complete 2 rotations throughout the 15 week semester.


Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisites:  HST 210 Pharmacology, MDA 201 Medical Assisting Procedures II, MDA 206 Medical Office Management, MDA 207 Advanced Medical Office Management

Corequisite:  MDA 211 Medical Assisting Procedures III and MDA 211L Medical Assisting Procedures III Laboratory

Credits: 4
8 Clinical Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Perform clinical/administrative procedures expected of a medical assistant, while staying within scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
  2. Demonstrate ability to respond to emergency situations by performing first aid skills, while staying within scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
  3. Complete and document externship hours as required by accreditation and department standards.
  4. Demonstrate professional behavior expected of the medical assistant during externship, including ability to follow policies and procedures of the healthcare facility, course, department, and college.

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