MEDICAL ASSISTANT PRACTICUM (MAP)

MAP 115 - LAW AND ETHICS

The learning goals for this course will emphasize critical thinking based on the cognitive knowledge base required for competence in the Medical Assisting profession. Students will incorporate safety and emergency practices cognitive knowledge in performance of psychomotor skills and affective behaviors while applying protective practices. Students will also incorporate applied communications cognitive knowledge in performance of psychomotor skills and affective behaviors, while applying concepts of effective communication. Students will incorporate medical ethics cognitive knowledge in performance of psychomotor skills and affective behaviors, while applying ethical considerations.

Credits: 3

MAP 120 - FOUND CLIN PRACT 1

The learning goals for this course will emphasize critical thinking based on the cognitive knowledge base required for competence in the Medical Assisting profession. Students will incorporate foundations for clinical practice cognitive knowledge in performance of psychomotor skills and affective behaviors while applying Anatomy & Physiology, Applied Mathematics, Infection Control, and Nutrition. (Prerequisite: SCI 127)

Credits: 3

MAP 130 - FOUND CLIN PRACT 2

The learning goals for this course will emphasize critical thinking based on the cognitive knowledge base required for competence in the Medical Assisting profession. Students will incorporate foundations for clinical practice cognitive knowledge in performance of psychomotor skills and affective behaviors while applying Anatomy & Physiology, Applied Mathematics, and Infection Control. (Prerequisites: MAP 120, SCI 128)

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: MAP 120

MAP 135 - MED BUS PRACTICE

The learning goals for this course will emphasize critical thinking based on the cognitive knowledge base required for competence in the Medical Assisting profession. Students will incorporate foundations for clinical practice cognitive knowledge in performance of psychomotor skills and affective behaviors while applying administrative functions, basic practice finances, third party reimbursement, procedural and diagnostic coding. Students will also incorporate medical law cognitive knowledge in performance of psychomotor skills and affective behaviors, while applying legal implications. (Prerequisite: MAP 115)

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: MAP 115

MAP 150 - PROF CERTIF

The learning goals for this course will emphasize critical thinking based on the cognitive knowledge base required for competence in Medical Assisting. The course offers the preparation for professional certification on CCMA, CMA and RMA. It covers Foundations for Clinical Practice, Applied Communications, Medical Law & Ethics, Medical Business Practices, and Safety & Emergency Practices through certification style practice exams and rationale for answers. (Prerequisite: MAP 130)

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: MAP 130

MAP 201 - PRACTICUM 1

This course consists of 80 hours of unpaid practicum in an approved physician’s office or other ambulatory care setting. The student applies critical thinking based on the cognitive knowledge base required for competence in the medical assisting profession. Students perform psychomotor skills and affective behaviors. This course is a requirement for graduation; practicum sites may have additional enrollment requirements. (Prerequisite: MAP 130)

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: MAP 130 and SCI 128

MAP 211 - PRACTICUM 2

This course consists of 80 hours of unpaid practicum in an approved physician’s office or other ambulatory care setting. The student applies critical thinking based on the cognitive knowledge base required for competence in the medical assisting profession. Students perform psychomotor skills and affective behaviors. This course is a requirement for graduation; practicum sites may have additional enrollment requirements. (Prerequisite: MAP 130)

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: MAP 130 and SCI 128