Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy or Business Option (AAT)(Plan Code: MLAMSAPT)

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The Allied Health and the Medical Assisting courses are held at the CCW Campus.  The CCW campus is located on WSU Vancouver campus, click here for map and directions.

Basic Requirements
Communication Skills
PTWR 135Introduction to Applied Technical Writing 15
or ENGL& 101 English Composition I
MA 103Math for Medical Assistants 23
AH 261Statistics for Health Care Professionals3
Human Relations
MA 222Medical Assistant Practicum6
Medical Assisting Foundation
AH 100Basic Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology I 23
AH 101Basic Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology II 23
AH 104Health Care Delivery & Career Exploration3
AH 110Medical Terminology I 23
AH 111Medical Terminology II 23
AH 120Bloodborne Pathogens in Healthcare Settings1
MA 123Legal Aspects of The Medical Office 23
Medical Assisting Core
BUS 104Keyboarding & Word Processing 31-3
HLTH 124Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid1
CMST& 210Interpersonal Communication5
or MA 124 Therapeutic Comm Skills for Health Prof
MA 104Medical Office Administrative Procedures6
MA 201Introduction to Pathophysiology5
MA 202MA Assistant Examination Review2
MA 211Medical Office Clinical Procedures6
MA 212Pharmacology for Medical Assistants3
MA 221Medical Office Laboratory Procedures6
MA 232Medical Assistant Seminar1
MA 241Medical Coding for Medical Assistants4
MA 251Patient Advocacy and Care Navigation3
Medical Assisting Specialization
Select from one of the following options:12-13
Phlebotomy Option (Subplan: PHLEBOTOMY)
Phlebotomy Education W/Lab (3 credits/units)
Basic Laboratory for The Phlebotomist (3 credits/units)
Phlebotomy Clinical Experience (5 credits/units)
Phlebotomy Clinical Seminar (1 credit/unit)
Business Management Option (Subplan: MANAGEMENT)
Computer Business Applications (5 credits/units)
Supervisory Communication I, Written (3 credits/units)
Conflict Management (2 credits/units)
Principles of Management (3 credits/units)
Total Credits/Units93-94

PTWR 135 does not meet 100 level incoming/transfer credit requirements for Bachelor Degree programs.


AH 100, AH 101, AH 110, AH 111, MA 103, and MA 123 must be seven (7) years current upon program entry.


Only 1 (one) credit required for degree.

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
  • Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
  • Demonstrate use of medical office administrative and clinical software to complete medical office tasks (scheduling, patient information management, billing and office finances). (affective, cognitive and psychomotor)
  • Apply policies and principles of office management (patient reception, scheduling, billing and office finances). (affective, cognitive and psychomotor)
  • Apply policies and procedures for office management. (cognitive)
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as a team member to accomplish a task. (affective)
  • Communicate effectively with peers, patients, and health care professionals through written and oral communications. (affective and psychomotor).
  • Accurately and effectively demonstrate clinical skills required of the medical assistant. (affective, cognitive and psychomotor)
  • Successfully complete all criteria necessary for taking the CMA Exam. (cognitive and psychomotor)

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