Medical assisting students
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Clinical experiences, or “clinicals,” are college-level, school-sponsored learning experiences for MA Students that take place in our patient care areas at Parkview Physicians Group office locations. Each experience must be part of an approved school program affiliated with Parkview. Student experiences are led by college faculty and selected Parkview professionals.
A clinical experience time period can last for:
A semester or quarter for college students in MA programs.
Longer periods of time, depending on school requirement.
Must be part of an approved MA program affiliated with Parkview.
Clinical Experiences must have an affiliation agreement in place between the school and Parkview.
“Independent” clinicals not connected to a school program will not be allowed.
Must be coordinated in partnership with school faculty.
Must follow established learning goals and objectives.
Must be unpaid in exchange for greater learning benefit to the student. Most clinicals are awarded course credits at completion.
Completed student required reading and forms.
Approval by Student Services department.
Requesting a student placement
If your school has not requested a student placement for you at Parkview, please complete and submit a Student Placement Request Form.
Please submit form to Parkview Student Services for assistance in finding a placement. Student placements will be accommodated according to availability of our resources. Students will be notified once a placement is confirmed.
Prepare for a confirmed student placement
If you have received confirmation for a student placement, please complete the items listed.
Completed Student Passport Forms are due prior to or on the student’s first day at Parkview. Forms will be collected by designated Parkview representatives. Students will not be permitted to proceed with learning experiences until completed Passport Forms are submitted. Students in multiple clinicals must complete a separate Passport for each clinical at Parkview.
For login, password or technical assistance, please contact Parkview IS Service Center Help Desk at (260) 266-8500. Assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For questions or further assistance please contact the Student Services team:
Nancy Weikel ▪ (260) 373-7222
Susan Jones ▪ (260) 373-7226
Johnathan Liechty ▪ (260) 373-7250