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Catalog 2016-17 
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AH 285 - Work Based Learning-Medical Assistant I (4 credit hours)

Offered in Fall, Winter, Summer Terms (1-0-12)
Students in this course are placed in a medical office for a minimum of 160 hours of externship experience, where they will be working directly with a Medical Assistant or Registered Nurse to enhance administrative and clinical skills they have acquired in AH 107  and AH 108  (Medical Office Procedures I and II). Students will complete task lists for these skills that will be monitored both by medical office staff and North Central’s clinical instructor. In addition, students will also spend one hour each week in review for the Registered Medical Assistant exam which they can take following successful completion of AH 285 and the Medical Assistant program. Students will typically meet with Allied Health faculty and staff near the end of AH 108  in preparation for their externship placements in the following term.
PREREQUISITE(S): AH 107 AH 108 , AH 180 , OAS 190 , OAS 220  and OAS 221 .
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