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MA 166.1
Externship: Medical Assisting
Description:Practical experience in medical offices, clinics, and hospitals to develop office and interpersonal skills in preparation for entry-level employment as administrative medical assistants. Emphasis is on the ability to function in a medical setting, identify priorities and organize specific tasks necessary for office efficiency.
Prerequisites:Course Completion of MA 161, MA 162, MA 167B, MA 168 and MA 169
Recommended Preparation:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:The healthcare facilities in which students are placed require that the students must comply with all of the following before they are allowed onsite: Currency on all immunizations including annual flu shots; currency on annual tuberculosis clearance; a negative background check including fingerprinting, a negative urine drug screen, and possess a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR card.
Repeatability:Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Grading Type:Grade Only
Sections listed are for Summer 2019
 SectDaysHoursInstructorLocationRoomUnitsStatusTotal SeatsCurrent EnrollmentSeats RemainingDate Begin/EndDate Final ExamBooks
Add section to cart8356 20.50 hours per weekSlusser KClinic at HospitalCLIN3.50Restricted3052506/10-08/10 Click here for availability at the SRJC bookstore  Click here to see if the library has a copy of your textbook
 Orientation and Instructor Meet/Greet on Thurs, 5/16/19 from 5:30-7:30pm,room 4035. This section has 20.5 weekly hours by arrangement. Students should plan to work as early as 7am and as late as 9pm, and may also have to work on the weekends, depending on where the student is placed for externship. Due to blood and body fluid exposure during skills lab, and because of the health requirements of the healthcare facilities in which students are placed for their intern/externships, all students must comply with the health requirements, before being able to register for the class. These requirements can be found here: Once your health requirements are complete/updated, please contact Katherine Slusser for an add code: or (707) 524-1720 (email is preferred).