Course Outlines

Practicum — MDAS 2970

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 6.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 0.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 0.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course is designed to provide on-the-job experience for the medical assistant student. The student will be assigned to work in a physician's office/clinic for a total of six weeks, five days a week, eight hours per day, or the equivalent, for a total of 240 unpaid hours. The student will work under the supervision of medical office personnel doing tasks pertinent to the student's program. Offered: Spring Semester for January Cohort or Summer Semester for August Cohort
  2. Course Effective Dates: 2/24/98 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Adhere to all Medical Assistant Practicum Handbook policies.
    2. Adhere to legal and ethical practice standards.
    3. Apply administrative, laboratory, and clinical skills in an ambulatory care setting
    4. Apply critical thinking skills in performing patient care.
    5. Demonstrate medical assisting knowledge, skills, and behaviors in an ambulatory care setting
    6. Demonstrate professional behavior in all situations.
    7. Follow all HIPAA and OSHA regulations.
    8. Maintain all practicum handbook records.
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted