AHEM 128 Medical Assistant Practicum • 5 Cr.


Provides knowledge and skill practice in a clinical medical environment as a student Medical Assistant. Completion of ALL medical assisting certificate program courses AND externship requirements. Grade for each program course is a C (2.0) or better. No more than 1 quarter between completion of AHEM 124 and AHEM 128. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Entry code required. See bellevuecollege.edu/ahe


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Apply clinical skills, knowledge, and competency performance as a Medical Assistant in emergency situations in a Clinical environment
  • Assess patient presentations and perform necessary procedures
  • Assist physicians and other healthcare workers
  • Utilize specialized medical equipment
  • Perform clinical skills to the scope of practice for Medical Assistants
  • Perform administrative skills to the scope of practice for Medical Assistants
  • Communicate regularly with practicum coordinator/instructor
  • Demonstrate professionalism as defined by the coordinator/instructor