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Areas of Study | | MEDA200 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: MEDA200
COURSE TITLE:Clinical/Office Internship
DIVISION:Business
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:Internship, Online

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course provides opportunities to observe, perform, and discuss various administrative and clinical competencies under supervision of the clinical instructor and the facilities personnel in a healthcare setting. The student will have hands-on experiences at selected physician’s office or clinic. The student will complete 160 hours in one semester. This will not be a paid internship.

PREREQUISITES:
MEDA120 and MEDA170

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Perform clinical medical assistant duties.
  • Perform administrative medical assistant duties.
  • Develop on-the-job learning skills.
  • Practice within the scope of the medical assistant

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Summarize office activities in a weekly journal. The journal noted each week with what you did/saw for the week along with the days and hours worked
  2. Discuss routine office experience and unusual occurrences in the office.
  3. Share new methods and/or techniques in offices
  4. Complete discussion boards concerning your internship

EVALUATION:
Methods of evaluation include assignments, discussion boards, journal, and practicum evaluation.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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