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MEDA 100 Introduction to Medical Assisting

Units: 1.5

Hours: 27 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ENGRD 110 or ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better

This course provides an introduction to the field of Medical Assisting. Students will learn the typical duties of an administrative and clinical MA, including career ladders and types of facilities that employ medical assistants. Students will also be introduced to the desired qualities and characteristics of a successful medical assistant. Additionally, the CRC Medical Assisting Program entrance requirements will be discussed.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

EVALUATE THE VARIETY OF CAREER POSSIBILITIES OPEN TO MEDICAL ASSISTANTS (SLO #1)