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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jan 16, 2021  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAP 217 - Medical Assistant Externship

Prerequisite: MAP 105 , MAP 108 , MAP 205 , MAP 210 , and PLB 105 .
(4 Credits)
This course provides the student with hands-on administrative and clinical experience in a medical office setting. The student will work for a total of one hundred sixty (160) uncompensated hours in a medical office. Administrative and clinical competencies will be evaluated by a medical office preceptor(s) and under the direction of a member of the Division of Health Sciences. Before permission to register for the course will be granted, the student is required to attend an informational session and meet with a representative from the Division of Health Sciences. In addition, a mandatory orientation meeting is scheduled prior to semester start. Student placements at externship sites are determined by the Division of Health Sciences and can only be modified at the discretion of the Division. Externship sites are located throughout the tri-state area (MD, WV, and PA) – they are not limited to Washington County alone. Externship hours are scheduled during the day, Monday through Friday. A uniform or medical scrubs may be required.  Students must receive a grade of “C” or better in all MAP and PLB courses prior to registering for this course. Course fee required. Total of 160 hours of clinical.

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