Fall 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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MEDA 100    Introduction to Medical Assisting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the field of Medical Assisting. Students will learn the medical assisting scope of practice, 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 legal concepts and ethical issues that may be encountered in the field of medical assisting.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN T 113A          17916 
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MEDA 110    Medical Insurance Procedures    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: AH 110
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course will introduce students to the basics of medical office insurance billing. Students will learn the terminology of health insurance, the differences between the various forms of health insurance, as well as the process for patient billing in a medical office setting.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN Online          20088 
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Online class. Online Orientation.
Enrolled students and students on the Wait List must e-mail Professor Cori Burns by August 18, 2011 at burnsc@crc.losrios.edu
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet 2) e-mail account


MEDA 124    Administrative Medical Assisting    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: BUS 100, MEDA 100, and MEDA 110
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to introduce the medical assisting student to the administrative responsibilities encountered in an ambulatory clinic. Typical administrative topics covered include patient reception, scheduling, telephone procedures, documentation and reporting, records management including HIPAA regulations, screening/processing mail, equipment and supply inventory, practice finances, coding and bookkeeping principles.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN BS 163          20486 
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MW        10:00AM-10:45AM LAB C.Burns              CRC MAIN BS 163            


MEDA 140    Medical Assisting Practicum    3 Units

Prerequisite: AH 120, AH 124, BUS 100, COMM 325, HEED 320, MEDA 110, MEDA 124, MEDA 230, and PSYC 300 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must have on file with the Program Director the following documents: Negative PPD or Chest x-ray no more than 6 months prior to clinic placement; MMR and Varicella immunity status; Liability insurance
Hours: 180 hours LAB
Description: This course consists of supervised experience in a health care setting performing the tasks and responsibilities of a medical assistant. Those duties include, but are not limited to, administering injections, performing electrocardiograms, obtaining patient history and chief complaints, scheduling appointments, answering telephones, basic clerical functions and other duties as requested by site physician and/or supervisor. Students will be required to show proof of immunity to Varicella, Measles, Mumps, Rubella and TB prior to beginning the clinical rotation. Students will have supplementary requirements, such as liability insurance, that will incur additional fees. This course is for students who have completed all of the CRC Medical Assisting Program requirements.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Burns              Off Campus CLIN          19808 
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Students must have completed all prerequisites before contacting Professor Cori Burns by e-mail at burnsc@crc.losrios.edu for consent to enroll in this Medical Assisting Practicum. Student Lab hours are dictated by the off-campus clinical site hours.


MEDA 298    Work Experience in Medical Assisting    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          19432 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19432 Textbook
 

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 160          19438 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19438 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19436 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19434 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19440 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 20450 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 19, 2011