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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Medical Transcriptionist (CRT.MDTRN)

Students will complete coursework in Microsoft Office software, medical transcription, medical terminology, billing and coding, medical software, desktop publishing, keyboarding, and document formatting. Students will also develop interpersonal and communication skills. All courses apply toward one of the Office Assistant degrees.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
BUS-114
Advanced Formatting

BUS-114
Advanced Formatting

Development of skill in formatting business correspondence, reports, forms, and tables to meet mailability and production standards. Instruction on word processing software is integrated throughout the course.


Course Outline

*
3.0
ENG-095
Business English

ENG-095
Business English

Using critical thinking skills, students will study and reinforce the basics of the English language as they apply to business communications. Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation, spelling, word usage, and sentence structure.

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-063
Medical Transcription (Module 1)

BUS-063
Medical Transcription (Module 1)

Designed to develop skills in transcribing recorded medical dictation in an efficient manner using proper formats, grammar, spelling, and medical terminology.


Course Outline

*
1.0
BUS-084
Adv Medical Transcription (Module 2)

BUS-084
Adv Medical Transcription (Module 2)

Designed to develop skills with realistic dictation with comprehensive terminology in 13 specialties by medical professionals from various ethnic groups.


Prerequisites: BUS 063


Course Outline

*
1.0
BUS-059
Medical Insurance and Coding

BUS-059
Medical Insurance and Coding

Introduction to types of medical insurance and procedural and diagnostic coding. Includes preparation of insurance forms, ICD-10-CM coding, procedural coding using HCPCS system, common insurance carriers and claims processing guidelines, Medicare, Medicaid, and workers' compensation.

Course Outline

3.0
BIO-050
Basic Anatomy & Physiology

BIO-050
Basic Anatomy & Physiology

This course provides an understanding of anatomical structures and functions of the human body.

Course Outline

4.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
CIS-058
Specialized Software Apps

CIS-058
Specialized Software Apps

Students handle office activities and use career-related software such as a computerized accounting system, desktop publishing, powerpoint, form management, calculator, medical scheduling and invoicing, and legal document preparation. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-115
Processing Info

BUS-115
Processing Info

Development of skill in processing information using word processing software and applying critical thinking from a variety of office simulations. Advanced formatting skills are further developed through application to specialized office situations.


Course Outline

* ++
3.0
BUS-079
Profess Development

BUS-079
Profess Development

Designed as a pre-employment course. Areas of study include job search, professionalism, and communications.

Course Outline

+++
3.0
BUS-060
Automated Office Procedures

BUS-060
Automated Office Procedures

Students manage office activities using computer software and equipment in a simulated office environment. Students use word processing, electronic mail and calendaring, and other specialized software.


Course Outline

* +++
3.0
BUS-082
Medical Transcript Internship

BUS-082
Medical Transcript Internship

Designed to provide employment experience in a position that will utilize the specialized skills of the student. Placements will include positions in doctors' offices, hospitals, medical clinics, etc. Field experience: 180 hours.


Course Outline

*
3.0
BUS-080
Office Professional Seminar

BUS-080
Office Professional Seminar

This course is designed to enhance and promote soft skills related to successful employment. Students will also discuss workforce and personal behaviors.

Course Outline

1.0

Semester Totals

16.0
Summer Term
MCS-041
Medical Office Terminology

MCS-041
Medical Office Terminology

A medical professional's course in medical terminology. Students will receive word parts going over primary terms, then review structure, and functions of the body systems, so they can relate those to medical specialists, pathology, diagnostics and treatment procedures.

Course Outline

3.0
CIS-160
Practical Software Application

CIS-160
Practical Software Application

Provides an opportunity for the student to work with various types of computer software. These learning activities include MS Windows, word processing, spreadsheet design, database management, Internet access, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

6.0

Total Program Hours

37.0
 

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