Medical Assistant (Renton Technical College)

The Medical Assistant program prepares students to become multi-skilled professionals to perform a variety of patient-related tasks in physician offices and other health care settings. The curriculum is designed to meet the requirements for Categories A, C & E Health Care Assistant as described in WAC 246-826-170. Students learn to set up clients for examination, draw blood for basic lab studies, administer some medications, do EKG�۪s, assist with minor surgical procedures, and perform front office skills related to medical records and billing. A clinical externship is included. Nationwide criminal background check is required prior to clinical experience. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of core course requirements. To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Applied Science - Transfer (AAS-T) degree, you must complete the certificate program and meet the general education course requirements.
Date:
2014
Primary Material Type:
Collection
Institution:
Renton Technical College
Project Name:
Health eWorkforce
TAACCCT Round:
2
Subjects:
Health IT

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Department of Labor
Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance (62)
Occupation:
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (29-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health-related Knowledge and Skills (34)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
  • Non-Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Credential
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
Variable
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers

Accessibility

Formal Accessibility Policy:
http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/drc/policies/
Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Order - Digital resource layout
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Structural Markup - Lists
  • Structural Markup - eReader application
  • Table Markup
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Language - Markup
  • Language - Passage Markup
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text
  • Decorative Images Marked With Null Alt Text
  • Complex Images, Charts, and Graphs Have Text Descriptions
  • Synchronized Text Track
  • Transcript Provided With Audio Content
  • Audio/Video Delivered Via Media Player
  • Non Flickering Content
  • STEM Content (e.g. Mathematics, Chemistry) Markup
  • STEM - Notation markup
  • Interactive - Keyboard
  • Interactive - Markup
  • Interactive - Text prompts

Copyright / Licensing

Copyright Owner:
See notations in document
Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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