BI 951 - Field Experience in Medical Assisting
Open to matriculated students with a grade-point index of at least 2.0. Students should apply during the semester prior to enrollment so that proper arrangements can be made. These courses may be applied as advised electives or free electives in other curricula.This field experience provides an opportunity for students to become acquainted with areas of medical assisting so that students can make intelligent, informed career choices and decisions. It allows students to gain appropriate practical experience in a doctor's office, health maintenance office, clinic, hospital, or other health-related facility. This can facilitate job acquisition on completion of the various programs in allied health professions. The field experience supplements classroom theory and laboratory instruction with related professional training. Students will be selected by the Field Experience Coordinator on the basis of their academic preparation, their suitability for work experience, and availability of positions. Students meet with the coordinator at least once a week to discuss their progress. A final paper covering activities during the field experience must be submitted, and a written evaluation is requestedfrom the field experience supervisor. A final grade will be determined by the field experience coordinator. Proof of liability insurance may be required. All internships must be completed before graduation to be included in the student'sdegree certification.
ELO - RFS (Research/ Field Study)
Academic Progress Units
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