The following table lists the required courses for each Medical Assisting 

           program option in College of Marin.

 

Course Requirement for Administrative & Clinical

   or Administrative Only or Clinical Only Option

in Medical Assisting Department of College of Marin

 

Course

Number

Course Name

Administrative

& Clinical

Administrative

Only

Clinical

Only

Units

BOS 76

Electronic Ten-Key Calculating Machines

X

X

 

1

BOS 120*

Computer Keyboarding

X

X

 

1

MEDA 110

Administrative Medical Office Procedures

X

X

 

2

MEDA 110L

Administrative Medical

Office Procedures Laboratory

X

X

 

1

 

MEDA 120

Medical Terminology I

X

X

X

3

MEDA 121

Medical Terminology II

X

X

X

3

MEDA 125

Medical Financial Procedures

X

X

 

1

MEDA 125L

Medical Financial Procedures Laboratory

X

X

 

1

MEDA 126

Medical Office Computers – MediSoft

X

X

 

2

MEDA 126L

Medical Office Computers –

 MediSoft Laboratory

X

X

 

1/2

MEDA 135

Clinical Procedures I

X

 

X

2

MEDA 135L

Clinical Procedures I

Laboratory

X

 

X

1-1/2

MEDA 136

Medical Laboratory Procedures

X

 

X

2-1/2

MEDA 136L

Medical Laboratory Procedures Laboratory

X

 

X

1

MEDA 145

Holistic Health, Disease,

and Research

X

 

X

2

MEDA 150

Pharmacology for Medical Assistants

X

 

X

1-1/2

MEDA 210L**

Clinical Externship I

X

X

X

2-1/2

***

Computer

X

X

 

3

****

Computer

 

 

X

1-1/2

Total Units

31.5

21

20.5

 


 

* - BOS 120 Requirement - 40 WAM proficiency required for graduation. Refer to MA course catalog for detail.

 

** - Clinical Externship – prerequisite:  For the Administrative and Clinical Certificate 

      Option, MEDA 135, 135L, 110, 110L and 120 or 121.  For the Clinical Certificate Option,

      MEDA 135, 135L, and 120 or 121.   For the Administrative Certificate option, MEDA 110,

      110L and 120 or 121 must be completed.

 

      Students need to have the following health clearance before taking Clinical Externship class:

      First Aid certificate, BLS/CPR, Physical Examination, and the following immunizations:

      Tuberculin(PPD, 2 times), Diphtheria and Tetanus(D.T.), Measles, Mumps and Rubella(MMR, 2 times),

      or Rubeola Titer, Rubella Titer, Mumps Titer; Varicella Zoster(2 times), or Varicella Zoster Titer;

      Hepatitis B (3 times) or Titer.

 

      The College of Marin Student Health Centers (KTD Dickson Hall Room 118, 415-485-9458)

      and IVC Adminstrative Services Room 121(415-883-2211) provide physical exams and immunizations

      for currently registered students. Check with the instructor where and when to get First Aid, BLS/CPR etc.

 

*** - Student should select three units of Computer courses from the following lists:

     BOS 44 (1 unit), CIS 110 (3 units), CIS 116 (1-1/2 units), CIS 117 (1-1/2 units),

     CIS 118 (1-1/2 units), CIS 126 (1-1/2 units)

 

**** - Student should select one and one-half units of Computer courses from the following lists:

     BOS 44 (1 unit), BOS 120 (1 unit), CIS 110 (3 units), CIS 116 (1-1/2 units),

     CIS 117 (1-1/2 units), CIS 118(1-1/2 units), CIS 126(1-1/2 units), MEDA 126 (2 units), 

     MEDA 126L (1/2 unit)

 

Please also note that it is to the students' advantage to take MEDA 110, 110L, 125, 125L and have some

personal computer knowledge before taking MEDA 126 and 126L. Also, students need to have basic

math background to take MEDA 150.

 

 

 

Suggested Course Sequence

 

The following is a suggested sequence of classes for the “Administrative & Clinical” option based upon entrance
into the Fall semester. Students entering in the Spring semester, those who are planning on attending classes for
more than 1 year, or those students pursuing different certificate options should meet with a counselor to discuss
scheduling needs.

 

MEDICAL ASSISTANT – ADMINISTRATIVE & CLINICAL OPTION

1 YEAR SCHEDULE ENTERING IN THE FALL SEMESTER

 

FALL                                                SPRING                                  

 

MEDA  110 & 110L                           MEDA 120 OR 121                  

MEDA 120 OR 121                           MEDA 126 &126L

MEDA 125 & 125L                            MEDA 136 &136L

MEDA 135 &135L                             MEDA 145

BOS 120                                            MEDA 150

 COMPUTER (3.0 units*)                   MEDA 210L

                                                          BOS 76