- Continuing Education & Life Support
|Course ID||Course Name||Course||Catagory||Credit Hours|
|MACC 414||Medical Assisting Practicum||MEDICAL ASSISTING||HEALTH SCIENCES||4|
Prerequisites: MACC 100, MACC 101, MACC 105, MACC 110, MACC 111, MACC 114, MACC 115, MACC 211, MACC 212, MACC 213, MACC 311, MACC 312, MACC 314, MACC 315, MACC 411, MACC 412. This course offers clinical experiences in competencies delegated to the entry-level medical assistant. The practicum consists of 160 hours of administrative and clinical experiences at an appropriate and approved ambulatory care facility. It provides an opportunity for the student to integrate theory and practice while working in a medical environment. The student will have the opportunity to apply and solidify the skills previously discussed and practiced in class. The student will be asked to perform tasks that are carefully defined and appropriate to his/her abilities. Students will also receive feedback about their performance. The course also consists of approximately 20 hours of orientation and procedure practice/review before the student is allowed to start at the ambulatory care facility. The Medical Assisting Practicum is an unpaid experience.