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BUSINESS OF MEDICINE: INTRO TO MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST & 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 office procedures such as organization, time management, telecommunications, mail, proper use of office equipment, computers and records management.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07315.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$120
9/8
12
Tue/Wed/Thu
9:30-11:30a,


BUSINESS OF MEDICINE: INTRO TO MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST & MANAGEMENT - PART II
This second class in Medical Office Specialist and Management prepares students to oversee a healthcare facility by learning how to lead people and manage office operations. The Management Specialist most often aspires to eventually manage some segment of a medical organization. Students interested in management work in a medical setting should enjoy working with healthcare professionals, demonstrate strong communication skills, show an interest in medical and health issues, and be dedicated to professionalism. Student should have typing competency and basic formatting knowledge. Textbook required: Medical Office Management 2013, Malone, Christine, Prentice Hall, Paper; 464 pp, Available. ISBN-10: 0135060672, ISBN-13:9780135060674 Pearson Publishing
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07321.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$120
10/6
12
Tue/Wed/Thu
6:00-8:30pm


CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT (CNA) - Class coming soon - more info to follow
Enrollment is limited to 12 students. Learn the skills to provide appropriate care at the bedside and in the chronic long-term nursing care environment. Develop hands-on skills to prepare to take the state certification test. Fee includes fingerprints, CPR training and state testing. Fee does not include materials (CNA books, gait belt, blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, uniform and shoes). Call the Alvarado office (510) 231-1453 for more information.

Students will be required to provide proof of physical examination, MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella), VSV (chicken pox) immunizations, and a TB (tuberculosis) clearance/screening. Prospective students will also have to be fingerprinted through our Human Resource Department. The program requires 160 hours of instruction. Clinical hours may vary.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
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Gilbert
Alvarado
10 & 11
$1,000
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1
Mon (Orientation)
10:00am





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36
Mon-Thu (class)
9:00am-2:30pm

Mon-Thu (clinic)
3:00-8:00pm


CLINICAL TERMINOLOGY: BODY SYSTEM
This class continues from Medical terminology basics, with a focus on the language used in the healthcare clinical facilities. Includes a system-by-system review of anatomic conditions, diseases, and operative terms, abbreviations, radiography procedures, laboratory tests, and pharmacology terms. Textbook required: The Language of Medicine, 10th Edition, Chabner, Davi-Ellen. W.B. Saunders Co. ISBN-13: 9781455758340
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07301.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$125
9/8
7
Tue
6:00-9:00pm


HOME HEALTH AIDE (HHA) - Class coming soon - more info to follow
Enrollment is limited to 12 students. Prerequisite: CNA. This is a 40 hour program designed to give the home health aide tools to work independently or with an agency to care for clients at home. Training will focus on safety, client emergency, nutrition and meal planning, abuse, medical and social needs, household tasks, and preparation discharge from a nursing home. Students who continue to take the HHA course will not be issued a Home Health Aide Certificate from the state until they have passed the CNA competency exam from a state approved testing vendor. Clinical hours may vary.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
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Gilbert
Alvarado
10 & 11
$200
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8
Mon-Thu (class)
9:00am-2:30pm

Mon-Wed (clinic)
3:00-8:00pm


INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING PRACTICES I
Medical Billing and 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. Students will develop skills using medical terminology, ICD coding, CPT coding, billing and reimbursement. Textbook required: Medical Insurance in a FLASH! An Interactive, Flash-Card Approach, Alice Anne Andress; FA Davis Company, 2011 ISBN 10 0-8036-2349-6
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07305.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$120
9/10
12
Thu
600-9:00pm


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, 10th Edition, W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA 2010
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07310.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$90
11/3
8
Tue/Wed/Thu
9:30-11:30am