Spring 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, Jan 15-May 18
Th        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN T 115           21032 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN Online          20512 
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Online class.
Enrolled students and students on the Wait List must e-mail Professor Cori Burns by January 15, 2011 at burnsc@crc.losrios.edu
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Optional attendance for on campus Orientation.
Orientation: Wednesday, January 19, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. T-118
Required attendance for on campus Final.
Final: Saturday, May 14, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., T-115
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 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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Burns              Off Campus CLIN          20824 
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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 141    Administrative Medical Assisting Practicum    1 Unit

Prerequisite: AH 108, AH 120, BUS 100, HEED 320, and MEDA 110 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 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Burns               TBA TBA                 20826 
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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 230    Clinical Procedures    5 Units

Prerequisite: CISC 302 and MEDA 124 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: 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 15-May 18
MW        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN BS 163          20514 
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M         11:00AM-02:30PM LAB C.Burns              CRC MAIN BS 163            
W         11:00AM-01:30PM LAB C.Burns              CRC MAIN BS 163            
F         10:00AM-01:30PM 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 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21124 
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Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.-1:20 p.m. BS-163

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20056 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
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             Off Campus Job Site      21172 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Monday, 11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. P-132

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20860 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
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, Feb 11-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20060 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. BS-160
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             Off Campus Job Site      20058 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. BS-160
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

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2011