Medical Assistant Practicum

This course provides the student with opportunities to apply theoretical knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the role of a medical assistant in ambulatory settings. The student is required to complete practicum hours in a?designated healthcare agency. Weekly classroom activities are designed to assist the student in transitioning to the professional workplace. Preparation for the certification examination and assessment of job readiness are emphasized. A cleared criminal background check and drug screen are required prior to practicum experiences. Successful course completion is necessary for medical assistant certification eligibility. Prerequisite: Completion of MEDA-1520. (1 lect., 6 lab)