MDCA1202 : Externship II
Students in this course will develop a more thorough understanding of the role of a medical assistant in a healthcare facility. Clinical and administrative medical assistant functions are expected to be performed with greater skill, professionalism and understanding. Students will continue to be supervised and evaluated on skills acquired in the program content courses and should have a better awareness of why, how, and when the skills are performed. Students may perform phlebotomy, injections, patient record maintenance, vital sign measurement, patient exam preparation, and/or other medical assistant duties as assigned by the physician, on-site supervisor, or externship coordinator.