Medical Assisting (MDA)


Advanced Search >>
Distance Learning
Restrict search to:








   Distance Learning Types
Time of Day
Restrict search to:



Term
Restrict search to:



 
 
MDA 90 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 95 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 96 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 97 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 98 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 99 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 100 - Introduction to Medical Assisting
Introduces the student to the medical practice environment. Stresses the responsibilities of the humanistic approach in the rendering of health care.
Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits
MDA 101 - Medical Assistant Science I
Provides an in-depth study of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathology for the medical assistant. Focuses on clinical application and decision-making in the health environment.
Lecture 4-5 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 6-7 hours per week.
4-5 credits
MDA 102 - Medical Assistant Science II
Prepares students to perform patient care procedures including but not limited to respiratory care procedures, basic nursing arts, equipment maintenance, and patient teaching.
Lecture 1 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
MDA 103 - Medical Assistant Science III
Prepares students to perform clinical assistant skills and emergency care procedures and to meet the state requirements for licensure in radiography.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
MDA 104 - Medical Assistant Science IV
Prepares students to perform diagnostic tests and assist with physical examinations including ECG administration, basic pulmonary function, testing, catheterization and assisting with minor surgery including sterilization.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
MDA 107 - Pharmacology for Medical Assistants
Focuses on the administration of medications by the Medical Assistant. Introduces general principles of drug action, pharmacology of the major drug classifications, and drug effects.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 credits
MDA 190 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 196 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 197 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 198 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 199 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 203 - Medical Office Procedures
Instructs the student in the practice of the management of medical offices in areas such as receptionist duties, telephone techniques, appointment scheduling, verbal and written communications, medical and non-medical record management. Explains library and editorial duties, inventory, care of equipment and supplies, security, office maintenance, management responsibilities, placement, and professional ethics and professionalism.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
MDA 207 - Medical Law and Ethics
Instructs the student in the legal relationship of the physician, patient, and medical assistant; professional liabilities, Medical Practice Acts, professional attitudes and behavior and the types of medical practice. Also includes a basic history of medicine.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 credits
MDA 208 - Medical Office Coding
Introduces the students to ICD-9and CPT-4 classification coding systems used in physician offices, hospitals and ambulatory care settings.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
MDA 209 - Medical Office Insurance
Focuses on various medical insurance policies with in-depth study of health insurance and managed care including capitation versus few for service in the HMO area. Discusses managed care companies in this area and their requirements.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
MDA 210 - Medical Office Software Applications
Instructs the students in the use of software in the medical office including billing, scheduling appointment and patient records.
Laboratory 2 hours per week.
1 credits
MDA 221 - Diagnostic Laboratory Procedures
Instructs the student in the practice of laboratory procedures commonly performed in a physician's office. Includes the use and care of equipment and supplies, the processing of reports and requisitions, terminology, and the safety of patient and student. Includes urinalysis and hematology testing.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
MDA 290 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 296 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 297 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 298 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 299 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits