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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEDA 294 Medical Assistant Externship

6 credits
A supervised clinical work experience for a total of 180 hours, in an outpatient ambulatory facility that provides an opportunity to apply administrative and clinical skills in the role of a medical assistant.

Prerequisites: Instructor permission.

Corequisites: MEDA 293 .

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Become registered as a Healthcare Assistant in Washington State
  • Explore new knowledge and share new methods and/or techniques in offices
  • Apply communications skills specifically directed toward a medical office in the role of a professional medical assistant
  • Exhibit desirable personality traits, interpersonal relationships and attitudes within the medical office
  • Practice professional demeanor and behaviors to function effectively as a team member in a healthcare setting

Total Hours: 180 Practicum or Internship Hours: 180