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MAST-122 - INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ASSISTING  3 credits
This course begins with an orientation to the profession of medical assisting. Students will explore the art/science of wellness through lecture and discussion highlighting communication skills, stress reduction, values clarification, and ethical conduct as they apply in the health care field. The student will have the opportunity to acknowledge his/her feelings and thoughts; examine attitudes, beliefs, cultural patterns; and clarify his/ her own value system as it relates to human sexuality and life's losses. Impact of heredity/ environment on one's self-esteem will be examined. The role of the patient educator as well as clinical assistant and administrative assistant will be explored.

Prerequisites: NONE

Corequisites: MAST-160