Fall 2017 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 19-Dec 14
T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN WIN 104         13940 
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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 19-Dec 14
F         11:00AM-12:20PM LEC G.Mahmood            CRC MAIN WIN 104         14582 
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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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN WIN 254         14662 
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MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LAB C.Burns              CRC MAIN WIN 254           
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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Burns              Off Campus Off Site      14538 
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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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 15, 2017