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MA 109 BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS FOR HEALTH SCIENCES MAJORS 1 Unit

Basic computer usage of hardware components. Software used in medical documentation. Short term class. Total of 9 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1891  2:00pm- 4:15pm TuTh    LecLab  U115   RODRIGUEZ BL
         Short Term: 08/30/11-10/20/11

MA 110 MEDICAL OFFICE MICROCOMPUTER MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS 1 Unit

Spreadsheets, accounts receivable, insurance entry, patient demographic entry, and scheduling systems as they apply to the medical office. Recommended keyboarding speed of 30 WPM. Total of 9 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1890  2:00pm- 4:15pm TuTh    LecLab  U115   RODRIGUEZ BL
         Short Term: 10/25/11-12/15/11

MA 111A MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES I 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Career opportunities; basic office procedures including patient reception, appointment scheduling, telephone techniques, interpersonal relations; computer data entry; initial processing of managed care patients; oral communication; medico-legal doctrines. Recommended minimum keyboarding speed of 30 words per minute. Total of 72 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1893 10:00am- 1:20pm MW      LecLab  U115   RODRIGUEZ BL

MA 115 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 3 Units

Physiological and anatomical terms referring to human tissues and organic systems; medical abbreviations; introduction to medical records and prescription writing; use of medical dictionaries. Recommended Physo 100. Total of 54 hours lecture. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1054  8:00am- 9:35am MW      Lecture U215   JUETT P     
   #2178  8:00am-11:20am Sat     Lecture CEC219 JUETT P     
   #1887  5:30pm- 8:50pm Tu      Lecture CEC219 NAKANO J Y  

MA 120 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): MA 122A.
Research or clinical project including experience in clinical practice settings, practical laboratory assignment, lecture attendance, literature review and community projects. Maximum credit 2 units, 1 unit each semester. Total of 54 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #2231                 TBA     I-S     FLD    RODRIGUEZ BL
         FLD: Field Study

MA 122A CLINICAL ASSISTING TECHNIQUES I 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of MA 111A, MA 115 and Physo 100.
Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations; medical asepsis and infection control; vital signs and height/weight measurements; initial medical record documentation; maintenance of the clinical facility; specimen processing. Total of 27 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1631  2:30pm- 5:30pm W       LecLab  CEC222 RODRIGUEZ BL
         Short Term: 09/1/11-10/20/11
       &  9:00am- 1:30pm Th              U126   KLICH J     
   #1625  2:30pm- 5:30pm W       LecLab  CEC222 RODRIGUEZ BL
         Short Term: 08/30/11-10/18/11
       &  9:00am- 1:30pm Tu              U126   KLICH J     

MA 122B CLINICAL ASSISTING TECHNIQUES II 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): MA 122A.
Corequisite(s): None.
Patient history and interviewing, techniques of assisting the physician with patients, sterilization techniques, minor surgeries and sterile dressing change, staple and suture removal, theory of x-ray examination and treatment. Total of 27 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1633  2:30pm- 5:30pm M       LecLab  U115   RODRIGUEZ BL
         Short Term: 10/24/11-12/15/11
       &  9:00am- 1:30pm Th              U126   KLICH J     
   #1632  2:30pm- 5:30pm M       LecLab  U115   RODRIGUEZ BL
         Short Term: 10/24/11-12/13/11
       &  9:00am- 1:30pm Tu              U126   KLICH J     

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