Spring 2010 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, Jan 16-May 19
Th        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN T 113A          21915 
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MEDA 110    Medical Insurance Procedures    2 Units

Prerequisite: AH 110 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: Introduction to health insurance; coding for professional services using CPT, ICD-9-CM and CSN classification systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Th        07:15PM-09:05PM LEC J.Hailes             CRC MAIN T 114           21231 
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MEDA 140    Medical Assisting Practicum    3 Units

Prerequisite: AH 120, AH 124, BUS 100, COMM 325, HEED 320, MEDA 110, MEDA 120, MEDA 122, 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, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Burns              Off Campus CLIN          21615 
Textbook
The above class 21615 requires instructor consent in order to enroll.


MEDA 141    Administrative Medical Assisting Practicum    1 Unit

Prerequisite: AH 108, AH 120, BUS 100, HEED 320, MEDA 110, MEDA 120, and MEDA 122 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 60 hours LAB
Description: This course consists of supervised experience in a health care setting performing the tasks and responsibilities of an administrative medical assistant. Those duties include, but are not limited to, scheduling appointments; answering telephones; filing; preparing insurance claims; and other basic clerical functions as requested by site physician and/or supervisor. This course is avaiable to students who have completed all of the requirements of the CRC Administrative Medical Assisting certificate program.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Burns              Off Campus CLIN          21617 
Textbook
The above class 21617 requires instructor consent in order to enroll.


MEDA 230    Clinical Procedures    5 Units

Prerequisite: AH 110 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: BIOL 102 and MEDA 100
Advisory: AH 120 and 124
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: This course will instruct the student in the clinical procedures performed by entry-level Medical Assistants according to AAMA standards and the Medical Assisting Scope of Practice.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN BS 163          21233 
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MW        11:00AM-02:40PM LAB C.Burns              CRC MAIN BS 163            
F         10:00AM-12:10PM LAB C.Burns              CRC MAIN BS 163            


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, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22047 
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All students enrolling in the above class 22047 must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday from 12:30 - 1:20PM in BS-163.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20691 Textbook
The above number 20691 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu
Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160    
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22095 Textbook
All students enrolled in the above class 22095 must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday from 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm in Room BS-147.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21657 Textbook
The above number 21657 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160     
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20695 Textbook
The above number 20695 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend the on ground orientation listed :
Friday February 19th 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20693 Textbook
The above number 20693 is a Hybrid class.
All students enrolled in this class must participate in Online lectures.
AND participate in 4 mandatory class meetings Saturdays from 9:00am - 11:00am in Room BS-160.
Meeting dates will be Saturday, March 20th, March 27, April 17th, and May 15th.
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to an IBM type PC computer with the following minimum requirements:
1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2010