Fall 2013 Class Schedule (CRC)



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MEDA 100    Introduction to Medical Assisting    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 27 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 24-Dec 19
T         08:30AM-09:50AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN WIN 104         13657 
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MEDA 110    Medical Insurance Procedures    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AH 110
Hours: 27 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 24-Dec 19
Th        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN WIN 104         14516 
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MEDA 124    Administrative Medical Assisting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance in to the CRC Medical Assisting Program
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 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 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN BS 163          14631 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB C.Burns              CRC MAIN BS 163            
Medical Assisting Core Courses require application acceptance. Enrollment with Instructor Consent ONLY.


MEDA 140    Medical Assisting Practicum    3 Units

Prerequisite: COMM 325, FCS 324, MEDA 230, and PSYC 300 with grades of "C" or better; Students must have been accepted in to the CRC Medical Assisting program and completed all required courses prior to receiving consent to enroll in this capstone course. Students must also have completed a drug screen, background clearance and have proof of immunity to varicella, measles, rubella, rubeola.
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 also have supplementary requirements such as liability insurance, background check and drug screening. This course is for students who have completed all of the CRC Medical Assisting Program requirements.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Burns              Off Campus CLIN          14424 
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Students must be currently accepted into the Medical Assisting Program and have completed all prerequisites before contacting the instructor for consent to enroll in this Medical Assisting Practicum. Student Lab hours are dictated by the off-campus clinical site hours.

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013