Dec 09, 2022  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALH 150 - Medical Assistant Practicum


Offered SM
Lecture-1.4 Internship-10.6
6 credit hrs/12 contact hrs
Prerequisite: ALH 136 Pharmacology Fundamentals ALH 145 Medical Assistant Procedures II OIS 105 - Medical Office Coding & Ins Billing , and OIS 120 - Electronic Medical Records    with “C” or better (2.0 out of a 4.0 scale) 
Prepares students to work in a medical office assisting licensed, certified or registered health care professionals.  Allows students to perform assigned duties in both administrative and clinical procedures in an off-campus, approved medical clinic for a total of 160 uncompensated hours.  The work experience is supported by instructor site visits and classroom seminars.  The 20 hour seminar reviews the practicum experience and discusses job readiness, resume preparations, certification, job seeking, and continuing education.  Must pass a required healthcare background check and physical and have a current AHA Provider BLS card.



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