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Allied Health - Medical Assistant - Specialization AAS

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The Associate of Applied Science-Allied Health Concentration is a career path for persons who have completed the following certificate programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technology and Vocational Nursing. The 60 credit hour degrees for these programs are designed for health science professionals in these areas to meet continuing education goals and to attain possible promotion from entry-level to advanced level clinical posts.


Prerequisite Courses
XXXX #3## General Education Elective 3
HPRS 1201 Introduction to Health Professions 2
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3

Year 1

Semester 1
HPRS 1304 Basic Health Profession Skills 3
MDCA 1205 Medical Law and Ethics 2
MDCA 1313 Medical Terminology 3
Semester 2
MDCA 1409 Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Assistants 4
MDCA 1343 Medical Insurance 3
MDCA 1352 Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures 3
MDCA 1417 Procedures in a Clinical Setting 4
Semester 3
MDCA 1372 Electronic Medical Record Documentation for Scribes 3
MDCA 1321 Administrative Procedures 3
MDCA 1448 Pharmacology & Administration of Medications 4
MDCA 1210 Medical Assistant Interpersonal and Communication Skills 2

Year 2

Semester 1
MDCA 1254 Medical Assisting Credentialing Exam Review 2
MDCA 1264 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Medical/Clinical Assistant (Capstone) 2
Semester 2
XXXX #4## General Education Elective 4
XXXX #4## Math/Natural Science Elective 4
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
XXXX #3## General Education Elective 3
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

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