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.
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
8 Clinical Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Perform clinical/administrative procedures expected of a medical assistant, while staying within scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
- Demonstrate ability to respond to emergency situations by performing first aid skills, while staying within scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
- Complete and document externship hours as required by accreditation and department standards.
- 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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