The Medical Office Administration program (900 clock hours) prepares students to support front-end office in physician practices, hospitals, or other medical establishments. This program is designed too prepare students for a broad spectrum of entry-level positions in the medical establishments. The student will learn administrative aspects of medical assisting. The students will gain administrative competencies in medical bookkeeping, medical insurance billing and coding, medical records, medical office software, and medical office ethics. 


HCER 106 : Electronic Health Record

Students learn EHRclinic, an education-based EHR solution for online electronic health records, practice management applications, and interoperable physician-based functionality. EHRclinic is used to demonstrate the key applications of electronic health records. Attention is paid to providing the "why" behind each task, so that students can accumulate transferable skills. The coverage is focused on using an EHR program in a doctor's office, while providing additional information on how tasks might also be completed in a hospital setting. (40 Lecture hours; 20 Lab hours; Total 60 hours; 5 Quarter Credit hours)

Microsoft Word and Report Writing

This subject introduces students to Microsoft Word 2013. Students will know how to compose letter, typing memos and fax messages. They will also know how to type a report, insert tables, pictures, borders, and page setup among others. They will practice creating visually impacting documents, as well as creating labels and business cards. (Lecture 20 hours/ Lab 40 hrs)

Introduction to Spreadsheet

This subject introduces students to Microsoft Excel 2013 package. Students will learn the basic functions of spreadsheet, familiarize with menu bars, and create worksheets. They will also learn advanced features such as using mathematical functions and formulas, drawing charts, formatting tables and generating reports. (Lecture 20 hours/ Lab 40 hrs)

 

Introduction to PowerPoint

This subject helps students in making visually impacting presentation using PowerPoint software. Students will learn how to create a presentation, develop by adding tables, inserting clip art, animation, and other features. (Lecture 10 hours/Lab 20 contact hours)

Business Principles

BUSINESS PRINCIPLES

Course Description: This course outlines the basic principles of business operations. Students will learn about decision-making, functions of business management, leadership, and structure of organizations. Other topics related to business will also be presented, such as account, banking, and ethics.



Medical Terminology HCMT 101

Medical Terminology

In this phase the students will get familiar with medical terms, including prefixes, root words, and suffixes. The student will study provider and medical abbreviations as well as disease, psychology and treatment methodology. This course will emphasize studying the following body systems: urinary, integumentary, musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive, reproductive, nervous, endocrine, eyes, ears, nose and throat. (lab 40 clock hrs/lec 20 hrs/ Total 60 hours)

BUSO 105 - Medical Office Operations

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic principles of medical front office. Students will be taught fundamentals of health information technology to provide them with the importance of written communication skills, accounts receivable management, supportive documentation, and customer service. 

Coding for Medical Procedures -HCCP104

This subject provides a brief overview of computers, computer parts, printers, fax machines, external hard drive, and other electronic devices. The subject also exposes students to different computer software such as operating systems, Microsoft Windows 7, office applications such as Microsoft Office 2007.  (Lecture 20 hours/Lab 40 hrs)

ITC106 - PC Security, Troubleshooting & Maintenance

This subject prepares students to detect and rectify the common problems/ troubles that occur in office equipments.  Students will learn how to fix printers, connecting to the Internet, back up files, install virus protection software, and many such routine operations. The emphasis is in building confidence in students to perform routine maintenance of office equipments prior to making service calls for experts.  (Lecture 20 hours/Lab 32 hrs)