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Medical Assisting

MA 160


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Credit Hours

(1-1-30) 2 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates


Section NoStart Date
247815August 25, 2014

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Phlebotomy Internship


Course Description

The internship will be structured to provide students experience in performing the duties of a Phlebotomist and prepare the student to be eligible to take the certification exam with the National Center for Competency Testing.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • HIT 104 ,
  • BIOL 105 and
  • MA 110 (3.0 + GPA and completion within the last two months or consent of department).

Corequisites

(A course to be taken in the same semester as this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Communicate (verbally and nonverbally) effectively and appropriately in the workplace. (CORE ABILITY) (Assessed via proctor evaluation and/or daily journals)
  • Utilize basic anatomy and medical terminology accurately in charting and patient communication.
  • Perform laboratory procedures appropriate to specimen collection, handling and processing; utilizing and adhering to OSHA requirements such as MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) and universal/standard precautions and institutional policies.
  • Interpret verbal and written lab orders correctly.
  • Provide patient care in a timely manner.
  • Apply professional and procedural judgment in making decisions under stressful and/or emergency conditions, emergent demands and a distracting environment.
  • Adhere to professional standards including but not limited to HIPAA, Schoolcraft College conduct guidelines and the policies and procedures of assigned clinical site/class room/lab.
  • Apply professional behavior during personal and patient interactions.
  • Research job search strategies and career development for Phlebotomists.
  • Develop a resume and cover letter.
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