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MED* 280 - Medical Assisting Externship


Credit(s): 4
Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in Medical Assisting Program; approval of program coordinator; Red Cross/American Heart Association certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid; successful completion of all required coursework within the degree program. Students must have a 2.0 overall QPA and a grade of C or better in the following courses: MED* 112 , MED* 114 , MED* 125 , MED* 131 , MED* 141 , MED* 170 , MED* 219 , MED* 241 , MED* 250 .
This course will provide the student with a daytime-only work experience in a physician’s office, clinic, or other approved site under the supervision and control of the college. Work experience hours are offered Monday through Friday in order to provide adequate oversight by a designated site supervisor and college personnel. Weekly seminars are conducted to review the work experience, prepare for a national credentialing exam offered by the AAMA and/or the AMT and future employment.



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