MED-121L - Lab: Medical Assisting Tech 4, Mgmt2 credits
This course is the laboratory component of MED 121Â . This course is designed for the Medical Assistant Associate Degree student. In this course, the externship provides the student with 180 additional hours of supervised, unpaid
clinical and administrative experiences. The additional affiliation time affords the students the opportunity to further expand and develop their entry-level competencies and apply theoretical knowledge. Students will be
introduced to the responsibilities and duties of an office manager in the ambulatory setting. In addition, the student will be given the opportunity to explore ambulatory health care specialties such as
pediatrics, gastroenterology, and obstetrics and gynecology. This will assist students to formulate career preferences. Students will also attend 15 hours of lecture in which emphasis will be placed on management skills.