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MAS 2220 MAS Practicum

Introduction to the ambulatory care clinical setting involving structured observation and unpaid participation in the administrative and clinical aspects of patient care under the supervision of a licensed physician or certified medical assistant, discussion of practicum experience and topics relative to the medical assisting profession, preparation to sit for a national credentialing certificate. Healthcare Professional CPR, health certificate, immunizations, student health insurance, and background check must be completed prior to the start of MAS 2220 - MAS Practicum. One classroom, fourteen practicum hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Medical Assistant Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: MAS 1103 AND MAS 1110 AND MAS 2201 AND ALH 2201 AND Restricted to Majors AND Accumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater 


  • Observe and demonstrate assisting with basic medical office clinical tasks.
  • Identify how the role of a medical assistant varies according to the practicum setting.
  • Explain the legal and ethical responsibilities associated with patient care.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior in dress, language and interactions with staff and patients.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 1
Practicum Hours: 14