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MAST 216 - Clinical & Administrative Externship (4)


The course coordinates with local medical office sites to provide students with hands-on clinical and administrative experience in a medical office setting. The student will work for a total of one hundred sixty (160) uncompensated hours at the assigned site. Clinical and administrative competencies will be evaluated by a medical office preceptor(s) and under the direction of the Medical Assistant Externship Coordinator. The student is required to be in contact with the Medical Assistant Externship Coordinator prior to registering for this course. Early registration is encouraged to allow time to complete requirements and to make schedule arrangements with the assigned medical office site. Students must have received a grade of “C” or better in ALL MAST and PLBT courses prior to registering for this course. In addition, students must provide proof of valid/current BLS for Healthcare Providers and have documentation of a recent (within past 6 months) physical and provide proof of required immunizations. Students are required to have their own stethoscope and required uniforms for the course.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 100 - The Human Body (3)  , CAHS 141 - Intro to Pharmacology (3) , ENGL 101 - ~English Composition I (3) , MAST 101 - Introduction to Medical Assisting (3) , MAST 102 - Medical Terminology (3) MAST 105 - Insurance Billing & Coding (3) , MAST 106 - Medical Office Management (2) , MAST 106L - Medical Office Management Lab (1) , MAST 202 - Clinical Medical Assistant I (2) , MAST 202L - Clinical Medical Assistant I Lab (1) , MAST 206 - Clinical Medical Assistant II (2) , MAST 206L - Clinical Medical Assistant II Lab (1) MATH 101 - ~Introduction to Mathematics (3)  or higher, and PLBT 101 - Phlebotomy (3)  
Corerequisite(s): MAST 214 - MA Review and Certification Prep (2)