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  1. MED 1110 Introduction to Medical Assisting

    Credits:
    2
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Orientation to the medical assisting field. Includes the profession of medical assisting, personal communication, and history of medicine, ethics, law and medical practice and specialties, basic concepts of asepsis, vital signs and obtaining patient histories.

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
    MED1115LB
  2. MED 1115 Intro to Medical Assisting Lab

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $68.00
    Course Description:

    Orientation to the medical assisting field. Includes the profession of medical assisting, personal communication, and history of medicine, ethics, law and medical practice and specialties, basic concepts of asepsis, vital signs and obtaining patient histories.

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
    MED1110LE
  3. MED 1200 Intro to Physical Therapy & Rehab

    Credits:
    2
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Definition and development of physical therapy profession; activities and employment settings, the physical therapist assistant's place in the profession; laws, regulations, policies of American Physical Therapy Association; current issues and special topics in the profession; pediatric, neurological orthopaedic, cardiopulmonary, and geriatrics physical therapy practice.

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
    ENG102LELB OR ENG105LELB OR ENG1020LE OR ENG1050LE
  4. MED 1300 Introduction to Medical Scribe

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    This course is an introduction to the medical scribe responsibilities and job requirements. Throughout the course, the student will learn the primary function of a scribe, proper documentation of the interaction between the physicial and the patient, keep an accurate and up-to-date record of the patient interaction in the electronic medical record system (EMR), learn how to inform the physician of diagnostic tests and work as a liaison between the physician and other staff members. (Fall)

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
    MED1315LB
  5. MED 1315 Medical Scribe Lab

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $68.00
    Course Description:

    Laboratory skills will be demonstrated by facuty and followed by student independent practice, supervised practice and competency testing. Topics of the lab align with the lecture course.(Fall)

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
    MED1300LE
  6. MED 1400 Medical Office Management

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    This course addresses all of the intricacies of managing the medical office. Focusing on both issues and skills, she course covers regulatory compliance, personnel management, front office management, appointment acheduling, medical records management, legal and ethical issues, offic policies and procedures, billing and collections, health insurance, quality improvement and risk management.

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
  7. MED 1990 Transfer 100 level

    Credits:
    0
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
  8. MED 240 Medical Terminology

    Credits:
    4
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Emphasis is placed on nomenclature, medical vocabulary, pronunciation, spelling, and definitions. Introduction of medical root words, prefixes, and suffixes used as the basis for building a sound medical and professional vocabulary are studied.

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
  9. MED 2400 Medical Terminology

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Emphasis is placed on nomenclature, medical vocabulary, pronunciation, spelling, and definitions. Introduction of medical root words, prefixes, and suffixes used as the basis for building a sound medical and professional vocabulary are studied. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
  10. MED 2510 Medical Transcription & Voice Recognition

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $70.00
    Course Description:

    Medical Transcription is a foundation course that introduces the student to the medical transcription process and utilization of voice recognition in creating a patient's medical record. The student will begin to master medical transcription using authentic physician dictation to transcribe various medical reports and will edit reports previously created utilizing voice recognition.

    Prerequisites:
    MED2400LE AND (BIO1200LE OR BIO1230LE) AND OAD1150LE
    Corequisites:
  11. MED 2600 Medical Billing

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $70.00
    Course Description:

    A study of the medical office procedures performed in the doctors’ offices, clinics, and hospitals. Emphasis is placed on proper medical billing, maintaining patient billing records and payment collection techniques. (Spring)

    Prerequisites:
    OAD1150LE OR HIT1400LE
    Corequisites:
  12. MED 2640 Medical Assisting Procedures I

    Credits:
    2
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    A study of clinical skills and procedures performed in various healthcare settings. Includes maintaining patient histories, vital signs, performing various specimen collections, maintaining medical records, documentation, and assisting the physician with minor procedures.

    Prerequisites:
    MED1100LE OR (MED1110LE AND MED1115LB)
    Corequisites:
    MED2645LB
  13. MED 2645 Medical Assisting Procedures I Lab

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $70.00
    Course Description:

    A study of clinical skills and procedures performed in various healthcare settings. Includes maintaining patient histories, vital signs, performing various specimen collections, maintaining medical records, documentation, and assisting the physician with minor procedures.

    Prerequisites:
    MED1100LE OR (MED1110LE AND MED1115LB)
    Corequisites:
    MED2640LE
  14. MED 2670 Medical Assisting Procedures II

    Credits:
    2
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    This course is a continuation of MED 2650 and will consist of patient education, medication administration, performing EKG’s, venipuncture, collection of laboratory specimens, telephone triage, and an emphasis will be placed on the pediatric patient.

    Prerequisites:
    MED2640LE AND MED2645LB
    Corequisites:
    MED2675LB
  15. MED 2675 Medical Assisting Procedures II Lab

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $70.00
    Course Description:

    A study of clinical skills and procedures performed in various healthcare settings. Includes maintaining patient histories, vital signs, performing various specimen collections, maintaining medical records, documentation, and assisting the physician with minor procedures.

    Prerequisites:
    MED2640LE AND MED2645LB
    Corequisites:
    MED2670LE
  16. MED 2901 Medical Work Experience

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    15
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    The student participates in an intern/work experience program for 10-20 hours per week. Each week the student summarizes duties, equipment used, references used, and self-assesses performance. The supervisor and instructor work with the student in developing positive progress and performance. Students are encouraged to pursue employment in their area of study. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisites:
    College Level=Sophomore AND ( Major=EXS OR Major=MDS OR Major=OAD OR Major=Office Admin Certificate, Medical Clerk OR Major=Office Admin Certificate, Software OR Major=Office Admin, Executive Office Adm, AAB OR Major=Office Admin, Medical Office Adm, AAB OR Major=Office Admin, Office Management, ATS OR Major=Office Admin. Cert, Office Assistant)
    Corequisites:
  17. MED 2902 Medical Work Experience - 2 credits

    Credits:
    2
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    30
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    200 work hours; Prerequisite: Second-year standing The student participates in an intern/work experience program for 10-20 hours per week. Each week the student summarizes duties, equipment used, references used, and self-assesses performance. The supervisor and instructor work with the student in developing positive progress and performance. Students are encouraged to pursue employment in their area of study. (Fall, Spring)

    Prerequisites:
    College Level=Sophomore AND ( Major=EXS OR Major=MDS OR Major=OAD OR Major=Office Admin Certificate, Medical Clerk OR Major=Office Admin Certificate, Software OR Major=Office Admin, Executive Office Adm, AAB OR Major=Office Admin, Medical Office Adm, AAB OR Major=Office Admin, Office Management, ATS OR Major=Office Admin. Cert, Office Assistant)
    Corequisites:
  18. MED 2920 Clinical Training for Medical Scribe

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    3
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Students are assigned to area health care facilities for 48 hours to work under the supervision of facility personnel. Students will obtain exposure to actual working conditions and gain experience in various aspects of the Medical Scribe field.

    Prerequisites:
    MED1300LE AND MED1315LB
    Corequisites:
  19. MED 2980 Medical Assisting Externships

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    An off campus externship within an ambulatory health care setting. The experience is coordinated by Cooperative Education Coordinator who visits the externship site for a conference between the student and the supervisor at least once throughout the externship. A minimum of 160 unpaid hours must be documented. The student must perform administrative and clinical procedures within the Medical Assistant’s scope of practice. The externship must be completed prior to graduation. (On Demand)

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
  20. MED 2990 Transfer 200 level

    Credits:
    0
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:

Cancelled Classes

 There are class cancellations for Monday, August 29, 2016.

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