Morgan Community College

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting

This degree provides training as a Medical Office Assistant in both the front office and clinical areas. Students are cross-trained to perform both administrative and hands-on clinical duties. Medical Office Assistants are trained to be employed in ambulatory care settings such as clinics and physicians’ offices. By completing this degree, individuals will be able to function in both the front office and back clinical areas of ambulatory settings.

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN MEDICAL ASSISTING COURSE REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • HPR 178 Medical Terminology with a "C" grade or higher.
  • ACCUPLACER® Requirements:

    Elementary Algebra (EA)

    30 or higher

    Reading

    80 or higher

    Sentence Structure (SS)

    95 or higher

     

  • Pass American DataBank background check**

    See DISQUALIFYING OFFENSES at http://www.MorganCC.edu/docs/disqualifyingoffenses2010.pdf

  • Pass 10 panel drug screen** Although possession and use of marijuana for certain medical conditions consistent with the requirements of the Colorado Constitution is no longer a crime in the State of Colorado, the possession and use of marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Consistent with federal law, including the Controlled Substances Act and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, the use and/or possession of marijuana continues to be prohibited for students seeking admission or enrolled in a health program at Morgan Community College. Therefore a student with a drug screening showing positive for use of marijuana is ineligible for admission and/or continuance in program.
  • Submit proof of current immunizations**
  • Provide copy of valid American Heart CPR for Healthcare Providers card
  • Purchase required liability insurance through MCC Bookstore
  • Make payment for student clinical badge
  • Purchase appropriate scrubs through MCC Bookstore

**contact Student Success Advisor for Health Occupations for required form and details

Fall-Semester 1 (14 credits)

MAT 107

Career Math

3

MOT 110

Medical Office Administration

4

BTE 102

Keyboarding Applications I

2

HPR 178

Medical Terminology

2

ENG 113

Business English

3

Spring-Semester 2 (16 credits)

BUS 217

Business Communication & Report Writing

3

BIO 106

Basic Anatomy & Physiology

4

HPR 101

Customer Service

2

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

3

MOT 136

Introduction to Clinical Skills

2

HWE 122

Responding to Emergencies

2

Fall-Semester 3 (13 credits)

CIS 118

Intro to PC Applications

3

PSY 235

Human Growth & Development: SS3

3

MOT 140

Medical Assisting Clinical Skills

4

MOT 150

Pharmacology for Medical Assisting

3

Spring-Semester 4 (13 credits)

MOT 138

Medical Assistant Lab

4

MOT 130

Insurance Billing & Coding

3

MOT 120

Medical Office Financial Management

3

COM 105

Career Communications

3

Summer-Semester 5 (4 credits)

MOT 188

Practicum

4

 

TOTAL CREDITS

60

Fall 2010-Approved by CCCS

Medical Office Administrative Assistant Certificate

This certificate will prepare the student to work in a medical office performing front office clerical jobs such as scheduling patients, financial management, patient recordkeeping, and communication.

MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE COURSE REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • ACCUPLACER® Requirements:

    Elementary Algebra (EA)

    30 or higher

    Reading

    80 or higher

    Sentence Structure (SS)

    95 or higher

     

Course

Course Title

Credits

Spring-Semester 1 (15 credits)

PSY 235

Human Growth & Development: SS3

3

CIS 118

Intro to PC Applications

3

HPR 178

Medical Terminology

2

COM 105

Career Communications

3

BIO 106

Basic Anatomy & Physiology

4

Fall-Semester 2 (15 credits)

ENG 113

Business English

3

MAT 107

Career Math

3

MOT 110

Medical Office Administration

4

BTE 102

Keyboarding Applications I

2

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

3

Spring-Semester 3 (13 credits)

BUS 217

Business Com & Report Writing

3

HWE 122

Responding to Emergencies

2

HPR 101

Customer Service in Healthcare

2

MOT 120

Medical Office Financial Management

3

MOT 130

Insurance Billing & Coding

3

TOTAL CREDITS

43

Approved by CCCS

Medical Office Clinical Assistant Certificate

Medical Office Clinical Assistants are allied health professionals trained to work in ambulatory care settings such as clinics and physicians’ offices. This certificate provides the training for entry level work in the clinical area of the offices. Medical Assistants provide hands-on care to clients while working closely with physicians.

MEDICAL OFFICE CLINICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • HPR 178 Medical Terminology with a "C" grade or higher
  • ACCUPLACER® Requirements:

    Elementary Algebra (EA)

    30 or higher

    Reading

    80 or higher

    Sentence Structure (SS)

    95 or higher

     

  • Pass American DataBank background check**

    See DISQUALIFYING OFFENSES at

    http://www.MorganCC.edu/docs/disqualifyingoffenses2010.pdf

  • Pass ten-panel drug screen** Although possession and use of marijuana for certain medical conditions consistent with the requirements of the Colorado Constitution is no longer a crime in the State of Colorado, the possession and use of marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Consistent with federal law, including the Controlled Substances Act and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, the use and/or possession of marijuana continues to be prohibited for students seeking admission or enrolled in a health program at Morgan Community College. Therefore a student with a drug screening showing positive for use of marijuana is ineligible for admission and/or continuance in program.
  • Submit proof of current immunizations**
  • Provide copy of valid American Heart CPR for the Healthcare Provider card
  • Purchase malpractice insurance through MCC Bookstore
  • Make payment for student clinical badge
  • Purchase appropriate scrubs through MCC Bookstore

**contact Student Success Advisor for Health Occupations for required form and details

Course

Course Title

Credits

SPRING-SEMESTER 1 (12 credits)

PSY 235

Human Growth & Development: SS3

3

CIS 118

Intro to PC Applications

3

MOT 136

Introduction to Clinical Skills

2

BIO 106

Basic Anatomy & Physiology

4

FALL-SEMESTER 2 (13 credits)

MAT 107

Career Math

3

MOT 140

Medical Assisting Clinical Skills

4

MOT 150

Pharmacology for Medical Assisting

3

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

3

SPRING-SEMESTER 3 (11 credits)

HWE 122

Responding to Emergencies

2

HPR 101

Customer Service in Healthcare

2

COM 105

Career Communications

3

MOT 138

Medical Assistant Lab

4

SUMMER-SEMESTER 3 (4 credits)

MOT 188

Practicum

4

TOTAL CREDITS

40

Fall 2010-Approved by CCCS



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2013-2014 Morgan Community College Catalog w/March 2014 Addendum

Additions, Changes, Deletions, and Corrections

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

CATALOG INFORMATION

ACCREDITATION

ABOUT MCC, GOVERNANCE, MISSION & HISTORY

MAPS, DIRECTIONS, ADDRESSES & LOCATIONS

ADMISSIONS

ASSESSMENT

ADVISING

REGISTRATION

TUITION CLASSIFICATION

PRIVACY

COURSE OPTIONS

GRADES AND GRADING

ACADEMIC STANDING AND ACADEMIC RENEWAL

GRADUATION POLICIES

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

TRANSFER FROM MCC

FINANCIAL AID

TUITION, FEES, PAYMENTS & REFUND POLICIES

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES, & SERVICES FOR STUDENTS

SAFETY ISSUES & NOTICES

COLLEGE CLOSURES

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

LEGAL NOTICES & CONSUMER INFORMATION

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Explanation of Types of Degrees & Certificates

Explanation of Statewide Articulation Agreements

Associate of Arts Degrees with Designation

Associate of Science Degrees with Designation

Other Agreements

AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

ASSOCIATE OF GENERAL STUDIES

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE

AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION TECHNOLOGY

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY

BUSINESS

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

FIRE SCIENCE

HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY

HUMAN RESOURCES

MASSAGE THERAPY

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MULTIMEDIA

NURSE AIDE

NURSING

OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST

PHLEBOTOMY

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

REAL ESTATE

SUPERVISION

WELDING

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Courses (Alphabetical)

AAA-Academic Achievement Strategies Courses

ABM-Agriculture & Business Management Courses

ACC-Accounting Courses

ACT-Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AGB-Agriculture Business

AGE-Agriculture Economics Courses

AGY- Agriculture Crop and Soils Courses

AME-Agriculture Mechanics Courses

ANT-Anthropology Courses

ART-Art Courses

ASE-Automotive Service Technology Courses

ASL-American Sign Language Courses

AST-Astronomy Courses

BIO-Biology Courses

BTE-Business Technologies Courses

BUS-Business Courses

CCR 091 College Composition and Reading Lab

CCR 092 College Composition and Reading

CCR 093 College Composition and Reading Studio D

CCR 094 College Composition and Reading Studio 121

CHE-Chemistry Courses

CIS-Computer Information Systems Courses

COM-Communication Courses

CRJ-Criminal Justice Courses

CSC-Computer Science Courses

CSL-Counseling Courses

ECE-Early Childhood Education Courses

ECO-Economics Courses

EDU-Education Courses

EMS-Emergency Medical Services Courses

ENG-English Courses

ENV-Environmental Science Courses

ESL-English as a Second Language Courses

FST-Fire Science Technology Courses

Foreign Language Courses***

GEO-Geography Courses

GEY-Geology Courses

HHP-Holistic Health Professional Courses

HIS-History Courses

HPR-Health Professional Courses

HUM-Humanities Courses

HWE-Health and Wellness Courses

JOU-Journalism Courses

LIT-Literature Courses

MAN-Management Courses

MAR-Marketing Courses

MAT-Mathematics Courses

MGD-Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

MOT-Medical Office Technology Courses

MST-Massage Therapy Courses

MUS-Music Courses

NUA-Nursing Assistant Courses

NUR-Nursing Courses

PED-Physical Education Courses

PER-Physical Education Recreation Courses

PHI-Philosophy Courses

PHY-Physics Courses

POS-Political Science Courses

PSY-Psychology Courses

PTA-Physical Therapist Assistant Courses

RAM-Range Management Courses

REA-Reading Courses

REE-Real Estate Courses

RTE-Radiologic Technology Courses

SCI-Science Courses

SOC-Sociology Courses

SPA-Spanish Language Courses

SVT-Sport Vehicle Technology Courses

THE-Theatre Courses

WEL-Welding Courses

Course Numbering System

Credit Hours

Course Prerequisites

Course Co-requisites

Guaranteed Transfer Courses (GT/gtPathways)

Internship/Clinical/ Practicum/Service Learning/Cooperative Education Work Experience Courses

Special Topics: Seminars, Workshops (175-178 and 275-278)

Prefix Discipline/Program Area

PERSONNEL/STAFF DIRECTORY

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