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MA 176
Description:This course offers a total of 240 hours of practical externship experience in outpatient clinics or other medical facilities to apply and develop entry level administrative and clinical medical assisting skills related to fundamental principles and techniques learned previously in theory and skills courses. This course is taken at the end of the program, after all of the didactic (lecture and skills lab) classes are completed successfully.
Prerequisites:Course Completion of MA 164, MA 165, MA 168, MA 169, and MA 174
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, a negative urine drug screen, and possess a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS card. Recency requirement: Students must have successfully completed MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 163, MA 164, MA 165, MA 167, MA 168, MA 169, and MA 174 within 3 years of enrolling in MA 176.
Repeatability:Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Grading Type:Grade Only
Sections listed are for Summer 2022
 SectDaysHoursInstructorLocationRoomUnitsStatusTotal SeatsCurrent EnrollmentSeats RemainingDate Begin/EndDate Final ExamBooks
Add section to cart8130 26.67 hours per weekSlusser KClinic at HospitalCLIN4.50Restricted3027306/13-08/10To Be ArrangedClick here for availability at the SRJC bookstore  Click here to see if the library has a copy of your textbook
 This externship requires 240 hours total in 8 weeks, to be done at the students assigned externship site. To get an add code for this class, students must complete all the requirements at Orientation will be held in May - details to be announced. Please contact Kat Slusser with questions at