Students will complete coursework in Microsoft Office software, keyboarding, document formatting, and accounting to prepare for an office support position. In addition, students will take courses in medical terminology, medical insurance and coding, and medical transcription. 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.
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.
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.
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.
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester