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MDA 1461     Medical Assisting Practicum I     3 Credit Hours

Equivalent: MDA 1460

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1510.
Prerequisite: MDA 1051 MDA 1053 MDA 1103 MDA 1130 and MDA 1140 each with a grade of 'C' or better; and consent of instructor based upon selection criteria specified in the Medical Assisting Student Handbook.
Note: Prerequisites for courses in this department are not automatically waived for College Guest students and students with a bachelor's degree or higher from a U.S. institution.
Corequisite: CIS 1000 or CIS 1050; and MDA 1250 (Recommended).

This course covers a review and rotation sequence of practical experience in offices of qualified physicians and/or accredited hospitals and clinics. Skills acquired in the first year of the Medical Assisting program will be applied during the supervised 90 hours of clinical practice. In addition to medical office practices, human relation skills will be stressed in the course work. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3