Course Outlines

Capstone — MDAS 2990

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 1.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 1.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 0.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course is designed for students to reflect on and integrate the medical assisting concepts from the Medical Assistant core courses. This course provides opportunity for assessment of critical thinking skills, communication skills, and teamwork skills helping the student transition from the classroom to the clinic.The course devotes a significant amount of time reviewing all areas of the certification exam reinforcing the knowledge and skills required in preparing for the CMA (AAMA) national certification exam. Prerequisites: Recommendation to Practicum
  2. Course Effective Dates: 5/20/17 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Apply study techniques
    2. Complete and review practice exams
    3. Complete case studies
    4. Discuss communication styles as it relates to the clinic
    5. Discuss time management techniques
    6. Perform test-taking strategies
    7. Review the Administrative subjects of the CMA (AAMA)
    8. Review the Clinical subjects of the CMA (AAMA)
    9. Review the General subjects of the CMA (AAMA)
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted