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MEDA1601 – Medical Assisting Externship pdf

Credits: 4 (0/0/4)
Description: Students will complete a practicum in a health care facility, functioning as a member of a health care team and applying skills learned throughout the program.
Prerequisites: MEDA1260
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Demonstrate professional behavior.
  2. Serve as a member of the health care team.
  3. Demonstrate proper use of personal protective equipment.
  4. Use appropriate medical terminology and pronounce terms correctly when communicating with health care providers and patients.
  5. Demonstrate empathy, active listening and nonverbal communication.
  6. Demonstrate the principles of self-boundaries.
  7. Explain to a patient the rationale for performance of a procedure.
  8. Display tactful behavior when communicating with medical providers.
  9. Protect the integrity of the medical record.
  10. Incorporate critical thinking skills when performing patient assessment and care.
  11. Demonstrate respect for individual diversity.
  12. Demonstrate self-awareness in responding to a medical situation.
  13. Demonstrate sensitivity to patient privacy and rights.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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