Aug 21, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog
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HEAL 1700 - Medical Assistant Externship


4 credits

This course is designed to provide for student attainment of the Entry-Level Competencies for the Medical Assistant. Placement in an ambulatory health care setting is required. In an actual work situation, students will perform both administrative and clinical competencies. Administrative competencies include performance of clerical functions, bookkeeping procedures, and preparation of special accounting entries. Clinical competencies include knowledge of fundamental principles, specimen collection, diagnostic testing and patient care. Transdisciplinary competencies will be integrated into both the clinical and administrative areas. These include communication, legal concepts, patient instruction and operational functions.

Prerequisite/Restriction: Admission to the Medical Assistant CC Program.

Campus: USU Eastern only



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