Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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AH 170MAP - Medical Assistant Practicum

8 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Medical Assistant Certificate program, and successful completion of all prior program courses is required.

Course Description: Provides hands-on clinical experience. Students work each week in a host site as part of the patient care team and experience first-hand the various operations within primary, specialty and/or urgent care settings. Duties will be assigned according to students’ skill level and the work needs of the host site. Students will participate in three seminars during the term - an orientation seminar to discuss expectations for the term; a mid-term seminar to discuss current activities and exchange details on experiences; and a concluding seminar to reflect on work experiences. Seminars are attended and moderated by an Instructor, who uses the feedback gained to evaluate current practicum experiences and improve future practicum experiences. Students will be expected to expand their skill set during the sequence.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • CLO#1: Perform the basic functions of medical assistants in a primary, specialty, and/or urgent care setting.
  • CLO#2: Develop and evaluate goals based on Instructor and preceptor feedback. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#3: Develop professional skills to meet industry demands based on the Rogue Valley Employability Rubric standards.
  • CLO#4: Adhere to facility and medical assistant program policies.

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