SRJC Course Outlines

7/6/2022 3:45:51 PMMA 163BL Course Outline as of Spring 2006

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MA 163BLTitle:  CLINICAL EXPERIENCE 2  
Full Title:  Clinical Experience 2
Last Reviewed:4/8/2013

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR9.00 Contact DHR157.50
 Contact Total9.00 Contact Total157.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Practical experience in outpatient clinics or other medical facilities to apply clinical medical assisting skills to increasingly complex tasks related to patient interaction and communication, clinical and lab procedures, emergency procedures, and administration of medications. Fundamental principles learned in prerequisite and corequisite theory and skills courses are applied.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Concurrent Enrollment in MA 63B and Concurrent Enrollment in MA 64 and Course Completion of MA 63A and Course Completion of MA 63AL and Course Completion of MA 65 OR Concurrent Enrollment in MA 174 ( or MA 163B) and Concurrent Enrollment in MA 164 and Course Completion of MA 163 ( or MA 163A) and Course Completion of MA 163L ( or MA 163AL) and Course Completion of MA 165


Recommended Preparation:
Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR Course Eligibility for ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:
Proof of immunization clearance, negative TB test, physical exam; current infant, child, and adult CPR certificate.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Practical experience in outpatient clinics or other medical facilities to apply clinical medical assisting skills to increasingly complex tasks related to patient interaction and communication, clinical and lab procedures, emergency procedures, and administration of medications.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Concurrent Enrollment in MA 63B and Concurrent Enrollment in MA 64 and Course Completion of MA 63A and Course Completion of MA 63AL and Course Completion of MA 65 OR Concurrent Enrollment in MA 174 ( or MA 163B) and Concurrent Enrollment in MA 164 and Course Completion of MA 163 ( or MA 163A) and Course Completion of MA 163L ( or MA 163AL) and Course Completion of MA 165
Recommended:Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR Course Eligibility for ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:Proof of immunization clearance, negative TB test, physical exam; current infant, child, and adult CPR certificate.
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Perform a variety of increasingly complex clinical skills within
medical assisting professional and ethical scope of practice.
2. Apply principles which have been learned in the prerequisite and
corequisite theory and skills courses.
3. Demonstrate problem-solving ability involving proper and safe use of
equipment, procedures and processes utilized by the clinical medical
assistant in a physician's office, health clinic, or outpatient clinic.
4. Plan and implement care in a safe, timely, and organized manner.
5. Apply pharmacological and medication administration skills, emergency
procedures, EKG monitoring, radiology techniques, and clinical and
laboratory procedures in a clinical setting.
6. Apply skills used by the clinical medical assistant in an obstetrics
and gynecology specialty medical practice.
7. Utilize problem-solving techniques to address problems relating to
emergency situations, medication administration, and a variety of clinical
and laboratory procedures encountered in a clinical setting.
8. Communicate effectively, with cultural sensitivity, with patients,
physicians, and other medical staff members.
9. Demonstrate professionalism in a clinical setting.
10. Accurately document medical records.

Topics and Scope
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I.      Clinical Experience - Continuing medical assisting clinical
experience in  outpatient clinic facility with increasingly
complex patient-care assignments
    A.      Evaluation process and criteria for student performance
    B.      Clinical experience
        1.      communicating effectively with patients, instructor,
                and medical staff
        2.      practicing within professional/ethical scope of
                practice for medical assistants
        3.      planning and implementing care in a safe, timely and
                organized manner
        4.      administering medications safely
        5.      providing culturally sensitive care
        6.      maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality
        7.      documenting medical records within legal standards
II.     Clinical Conferences
    A.      Orientation to clinical medical assisting experiences
        1.      procedures and evaluations
        2.      expectations
        3.      assigned experience
    B.      Analyzing tasks and problem solving related to clinical
            medical assisting experiences, e.g.:
        1. laboratory techniques
        2. medication administration
        3. radiology techniques
        4. EKG monitoring
        5. Emergency procedures
        6. OB-Gyn skills
    C.      Revising learning objectives, as necessary, during clinical
            experience to expand skills and prevent errors

Assignments:
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1. Receive clinical assignment and implement clinical patient care.
2. Maintain a weekly journal to include goals, patients encounters
problems experienced, remedies and solutions implemented, and personal
reflections.
3. Participate in post-clinical conferences, with instructor and peers,
with discussion of assigned experiences and any problems encountered.
4. Complete ten to twenty critical-thinking, problem-solving and decision-
making activities related to organizing and prioritizing tasks, charting,
and goal setting. Roleplay scenarios.
5. Complete ten to fifteen written assignments from clinical setting,
relating to clinical and laboratory procedures, emergency situations, and
administration of medications.
6. Complete three to seven objective examinations.
7. Maintain a time sheet.
8. Reading: approximately 10 - 20 pages per week.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 15%
Weekly task sheet, goals, and report.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Lab reports, Clinical experience; role-playing
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 55%
Clinical experience.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 25%
Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion, Short essay
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Participation and attendance.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants, by K. Bonewit-West, 6th Ed.,
Saunders, 2004.

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