Spring 2016 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, Jan 16-May 18
W         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN WIN 254         14676 

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, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Burns              Off Campus CLIN          14623 
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: MEDA 124 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: AH 120 and 124
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be accepted in to the CRC Medical Assisting program to enroll in this course.
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 18
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC C.Burns              CRC MAIN T 118           14559 
T         10:00AM-02:05PM LAB C.Burns              CRC MAIN T 118             
Th        10:00AM-01:05PM LAB C.Burns              CRC MAIN T 118             
F         09:00AM-11:35AM LAB C.Burns              CRC MAIN T 118             
Students must be currently in the Program and 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 course.

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: July 5, 2016