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Medical Assisting Certificate  

This schedule lists all courses required for completion of the Medical Assisting Certificate, but the actual order and specific coursework may vary depending on student placement, start date, and quarter. Please check with your advisor prior to any substitutions.

The required related instruction is noted in bold print. The letter in parenthesis indicates which category of related instruction is represented by the given course as follows:

(W) -Written Communications (O) - Oral Communications
(R) - Human Relations (M) - Computation/Mathematics
(J) - Job Seekings Skills (L) - Leadership

 

Year One
 
Fall Quarter
MEDA 110, Human Body Structure and Function in Health and Disease I
5
OT 280, Medical Terminology
5
MEDA 105, Health Occupations Mathematics** (M)
5
WRITE 100, Writing in the Workplace (W)
3
Total Credits
18
 
Winter Quarter
CPR 051, Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
.4
HO 110, HIV/AIDS Education
.7
HO 172, Pharmacology
2
HO 174, Transcultural Competency for Health Professionals
2
IFA 022, Medic First Aid Basic
.4
MEDA 120, Human Body Structure and Function in Health and Disease II
5
MEDA 140, Medical Law and Ethics
2
MEDA 114, Therapeutic Relationships (R)
2
Total Credits
14.5
 
Spring Quarter
MEDA 125, Clinical Procedures
10
MEDA 144, Medical Office Administrative Procedures
5
MEDA 145, Office Emergencies for Medical Assistants
1
MEDA 149, Medical Insurance Procedures For Medical Assisting
5
Total Credits
21
 
Summer Quarter
MEDA 191, Medical Assisting Practicum
7
MEDA 192, Medical Assisting Seminar (L)
2
Total Credits
9
 
Total Year One Credits
62.5
 
   
Total Credits
62.5
   
** - It is recommended students take MATH 072B before taking MEDA 105, Health Occupations Mathematics.

(L) - MEDA 192
(R) - MEDA 114
(W) - ENGL& 101, WRITE 100
(M) - MEDA 105

Transferability:


CIP:51.0801
EPC: 381

Certificate Clock Hours: 818

 

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