2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEAS 202 - Medical Assistant Practicum

3 CR
This course provides the Medical Assistant student with a clinical externship allowing the student to incorporate and apply knowledge and skills learned from previous courses in an ambulatory health care setting. Students will perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory duties under the direct supervision of a clinical instructor. The student will perform 160 hours in the clinical setting with an additional six-eight hours in the college laboratory to perform a final skills test.

Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) Take MEAS 100 , MEAS 101 , and MEAS 201  with at least a grade of C.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Practice interpersonal relationships and therapeutic communication.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to perform basic medical clinical procedures, laboratory, and diagnostic testing and procedures.
  3. Perform complex procedures for medical testing on patients: venipuncture, injections, and surgical aseptic techniques.
  4. Practice administrative duties: answering phones, scheduling, and patient billing.