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Medical Assistant -- Clinical 1

DESCRIPTION:

Medical Assistant- Clinical is designed to teach students those clinical skills necessary for employment in a variety of medical settings. Students will practice medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, vital signs, medical/surgical asepsis, physical examination, basic electrocardiography, basic pharmacology, assisting with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and laboratory procedures. Activities in this course include work-based learning that connects students to industry and the local community. A negative TB test is required for participation in worksite learning. Medical Terminology and ACE (Advanced Career Education) are pre-requisites. 

 

Medical Assistant - Clinical has been UC a-g approved to meet the elective (“g” – Laboratory Science – Biology / Life Sciences)requirement.

 

INFORMATION:

Pre-requisites: Current negative TB test, successful completion of Medical Terminology, completion of ACE pre-requisite classes or successful completion of basic skills assessment.

 

Length: One year (404 hours Classroom, 160 hours CC)

*hours reflect competency based instruction in a laboratory setting.

 

ABBREVIATIONS:

CC = Community Classroom