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Medical Office Procedures Course Descriptions
A study of analyzing, classifying, and recording business transactions in a manual and computerized environment. Emphasis on understanding the complete accounting cycle and preparing financial statements, bank reconciliations, and payroll.
Skill development in keyboarding techniques. Emphasis on the development of acceptable speed and accuracy.
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
Preparation for career success including ethics, interpersonal relations, professional attire, and advancement.
Introduction to basic records information management filing systems including manual and electronic filing.
Skill development keyboarding techniques. Emphasis on development of acceptable speed and accuracy levels and formatting basic documents.
Review, correct, and improve keyboarding techniques for the purpose of increasing speed and improving accuracy. This course is designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
An experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to special occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. Must be taken in conjunction with at least one POFT class.
A continuation of keyboarding skills emphasizing acceptable speed and accuracy levels and formatting documents.
Math skills applicable to business and industry for successful on-the-job performance.
Study of current medical office skills including communications, office management, financials, insurance and coding, billing, reimbursements, and collections.
Study of basic medical terminology including the meaning of 350 most common Latin and Greek elements for interpreting complex medical terms utilizing unique memorization techniques.
An overview of roles of various members of the health care system, educational requirements, and issues affecting the delivery of health care.
Development of transcription skills in transcribing medical reports, including case studies, emergency room reports, history and physical examinations, radiology reports, operative reports, pathology reports, and discharge summaries.
Study of medical insurance and billing, claim coding, claim preparation and filing, claim follow-up and payment processing, and hospital services.
Study of Medical Law and Ethics including foundations of law and ethics, legal issues for working health care practitioners, and professional, social, and interpersonal healthcare issues.
An experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a medical facility. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to special occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience.