Practicum

Credits: 7

The focus of this practicum is to apply entry level Medical Assistant skills in the ambulatory care setting to patients across the lifespan. Students will observe and/or participate in clinical and laboratory procedures and treatments. Ethical and legal obligations of the Medical Assistant are integrated throughout the experience. The emphasis is on delivering safe, component care. This experience facilitates performance within the Scope of Practice of the Medical Assistant student. This practicum is an unpaid 224 hour experience in an ambulatory care setting.