NCMA 123 : Medical Assistant Clinical Practicum II

Provides opportunities to practice direct care to patients and support office functions in a medical setting.

Prerequisites

Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

Course Outcomes

  • Complete administrative tasks such as scheduling and monitoring office or clinic appointments.
  • Prepare and maintain examination and treatment area and assist with selected examinations, procedures and treatments.
  • Make decisions regarding patient care based on professional values and complying with legal/ethical standards.
  • Use therapeutic and professional communication techniques in the clinical setting with patients, peers, and coworkers.
  • Implement patient education plans incorporating culture, learning needs and ability to learn.
  • Adhere to ethical and legal principles guiding practice as a medical assistant.
  • Collaborate with members of the health care team for assigned patients.

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Program

Credits

5

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