Fall 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)

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MEDA 100    Introduction to Medical Assisting    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 or ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better
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 25-Dec 20

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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 25-Dec 20

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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 25-Dec 20

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Medical Assisting Core Courses require application acceptance. Enrollment with Instructor Consent ONLY.

MEDA 140    Medical Assisting Practicum    3 Units

Prerequisite: COMM 325, MEDA 230, PSYC 300, and PSYC 371 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 and rubeola.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must have on file with the Program Director the following documents prior to clinical placement:
Hours: 180 hours LAB
Description: CPR for the Healthcare Provider through the American Heart Association; *Two negative PPDs - one within two years and another no more than 6 months prior to clinic placement, or negative chest x-ray within 2 years; *MMR and Varicella immunity status; *TDaP vaccination within three years; *May be required to provide documentation of influenza vaccination; *Liability insurance; *Background and drug screening clearance*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 Healthcare Provider CPR from American Heart Association, as well as 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 25-Dec 20

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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.

MEDA 145    Medical Assisting Certification Review    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must meet the Certifying Agencies examination eligibility requirements to enroll in this course:
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: Graduate from a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited MA program; OR *Currently employed as an MA by a licensed MD/DO in the United States; OR *At least two years employment within the previous five years as an MA, either in private sector or military enlisted; OR *Current MA instructor at an accredited institution in the United States*This course is designed to prepare students for the Medical Assisting certification examinations offered by the three Certifying Agencies approved by the California Medical Board - the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the American Medical Technologists (AMT), or the California Certifying Board of Medical Assistants (CCBMA). This course is available to students who meet the current exam eligibility requirements for at least one of the Certifying Agencies. Students will be required to provide documentation of eligibility.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

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Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

FRIDAY, 10/19 9:00-11:50AM 1st class - in person
FRIDAY, 11/16 9:00-10:50AM in person for midterm check-in/study lab
FRIDAY, 12/14 9:00- 11:50AM last class - in person for final check-in and exam

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 10, 2018