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BUSINESS OF MEDICINE:
INTRO TO MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST AND MANAGEMENT - Part I

This course introduces students to the many dimensions and duties of the Medical Office Specialist position. Office support personnel must understand a variety of general office functions in order to provide efficient support of management functions. This course will provide a practical approach to use of office equipment, computers and records management. Textbook: Bayes, Nenna L., Medical Office Procedure 8th edition; McGraw-Hill 2015, ISBN-13: 978-0077862039.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07315.00
Robinson
Serra
CC
$110
1/9*
10
Mon
6:30-8:30pm
No class 2/21


CLINICAL TERMINOLOGY
This class continues from Medical terminology basics, with a focus on the language used in healthcare clinical facilities. Includes a system-by-system review of anatomic conditions, diseases, and operative terms, abbreviations, radiography procedures, laboratory tests, and pharmacology terms.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07302.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$125
1/3*
12
Tue
6:30-9:00pm
No class 2/21


COMMON MEDICAL CONDITIONS AND DISEASES FOR MEDICAL CODING
This course introduces the medical coding student to common medical conditions and diseases. Topics include etiology, symptoms and the physical and psychological reactions to diseases and injuries. Materials fee of $10 payable to instructor.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07312.00
Robinson
Serra
4
$125
9/14*
12
Wed
6:30-9:00pm
No class 11/23


INTRO TO MEDICAL CODING PRACTICES - I
Medical Coding technology is designed to prepare students to work in office positions in hospitals, doctors; offices, health clinics, insurance companies and other health-related organizations. Student will develop skills using CPT< HCPCS, ICD 10 CM, and ICD 10 PCS coding sets. Students should purchase current year CPT (AMA) and ICD 10 coding manuals. Recommended Textbook and Workbook: Goldsmith, Susan, Medical Coding Fundamentals 1st Edition. Textbook: ISBN-13: 978-0077401177; Workbook: ISBN-13: 978-0077401177.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07313.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$115
9/15*
12
Thu
6:30-9:00pm
*No class 11/24.


INTRO TO MEDICAL CODING PRACTICES - II
This course is part two of the Medical coding technology practices. The class continues the topic involved in the immensely important reimbursement cycle, which ensures that health care providers are paid for services. Students will develop skills using medical terminology, ICD coding, and CPT coding. Students should purchase current year CPT and ICD 10 Coding Manuals.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07306.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$125
1/5*
12
Thu
6:30-9:00pm
*No class 2/23.


INTRODUCTION TO THE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM
An overview of the health care delivery system, professional roles, care delivery models, and relevant regulatory environment in the United States. Overviews common chronic and acute disease states that drive the U.S. health care system to provide the student with context for care delivery models. $10 material fee payable to the instructor. No textbook required.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07303.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$110
9/13
10
Tue
6:30-8:30pm


MEDICAL INSURANCE AND BILLING PRACTICES - I
This course covers health insurance and managed care approaches to the financing and delivery of healthcare services. Students examine forms, processes, practices and the roles of health information professionals. Students discuss concepts in insurance, third-party and prospective payments and managed care organizations. Textbook: ISBN-13: 978-0073374598, Newby, Cynthia, Insurance in the Medical Office: Patient to Payment 2e.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07314.00
Robinson
Serra
4
$125
1/4*
12
Wed
6:30-9:00pm
No class 11/22


MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
A study of prefixes, suffices, and root words for medical terms and their meanings, spelling and pronunciation. Emphasis on building a working medical vocabulary based on body systems. Also, study of the location, functions and terms of the organs of the body systems. Textbook: Chabner, Davi-Ellen, The Language of Medicine, 11th Edition, W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA 2010
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07310.00
Robinson
Serra
CC
$110
9/14
10
Wed
4:30-6:30pm


PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE MEDICAL CODER
Students learn basics of pharmacotherapy as it relates to the duties of a medical coder. Drug classifications and matching drugs to common conditions and laboratory findings are emphasized. Materials fee of $10 payable to the instructor.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07316.00
Robinson
Serra
CC
$115
1/4*
12
Wed
4:00-6:00pm
No class 2/22