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This document, which is intended for use by community and junior colleges throughout Mississippi, contains curriculum frameworks for the course sequences in the medical assisting technology program. Presented in the introductory section are a description of the program and suggested course sequence. Section I lists baseline competencies, and section II consists of outlines for each of the following courses in the sequence: medical assisting technology courses--medical terminology; medical law and ethics; pharmacology for medical assistants; medical business practices; medical transcription; clinical procedures I; medical laboratory; medical insurance; computer concepts for medical assistants; clinical procedures II; externship; clinical review; related vocational-technical courses---introduction to computers and business communications; and related academic courses in anatomy and physiology I and II, secretarial accounting, principles of accounting I, and college algebra. Each course outline contains some/all of the following: course name and abbreviation; course classification; course description; prerequisites; and competencies and suggested objectives. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profiles for both courses. (KC)

Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Equipment, Leadership, Medical Assistants, Medical Services, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges











Author: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=12492&id=ED397292







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