DCB catalog 2020-22

103 Medical Assistant (AAS) THIS PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE ONLINE. Medical assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices and clinics of physicians and other healthcare providers running smoothly. Medical assistants often directly assist the physician by preparing patients for examinations, taking vital signs, obtaining medical histories, medical coding, and assisting in basic office surgical procedures. A criminal background check is required for this program. FRESHMAN YEAR FALL SPRING SOPHOMORE YEAR FALL SPRING AH 134 Medical Disorders 3 AH 138 Basic Procedure Coding 3 AH 171 Medical Terminology 3 AH 139 Basic Diagnosis Coding 3 BIOL 115 Concepts of Anatomy 4 AH 287 Computer App in Healthcare 3 & Physiology** NUTR 240 Principles of Nutrition** 3 CSCI 101 Intro to Computers** 3 ENGL 110 College Composition I** 3 BOTE 108 Business Mathematics 3 HPER Wellness Elective 1-2 AH 136 Clinical Procedures 3 AH 137 Clinical Specialties 2 AH 231 Healthcare Law & Ethics 3 AH 222 Medical Transcription I 3 PHRM 215 Intro to Pharmacology 3 AH 266 Lab & Diagnostic Procedures 3 COMM 110 Fund of Public Speaking** 3 BOTE 209 Office Management** 3 Arts/Humanities/Social Science Elective 3 AH 297 Co-op Education 4 Medical Assistant (Certificate) THIS PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE ONLINE. FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER AH 134 Medical Disorders 3 AH 136 Clinical Procedures 3 AH 171 Medical Terminology 3 AH 222 Medical Transcription I 3 BIOL 115 Concepts of Anatomy 4 AH 231 Healthcare Law & Ethics 3 & Physiology AH 266 Laboratory/Diagnostic Procedures 2 AH 138 Basic Procedure Coding 3 PHRM 215 Introduction to Pharmacology 3 AH 139 Basic Diagnosis Coding 3 *AH 297 Co-op Education 4 ENGL 110 College Composition I 3 * Students in this major must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 and a grade of C or higher in core course to be eligible for AH 297 Co-op Education. Core courses for the Certificate degree are: BIOL 115, AH 171, AH 134, AH 136, PHRM 215. ** Offered on campus through IVN and online. Career/Technical Curricula

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