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

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Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
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Time
07320.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$60
6/21
6
Tue/Thu
12:30-3:30pm


CERTIFICATION EXAM PREPARATION FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANTS - NOTE date change
This one day instructor-driven class will give information on preparing those who have successfully completed a state-approved medical assistant program to sit for a national certification exam. The class will cover examination topics, and practice exams will assess student’s knowledge.
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Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
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Days
Time
07307.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$50
4/16
1
Sat
9:30am-4:30pm


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. Textbook required: The Language of Medicine, 10th Edition, Chabner, Davi-Ellen. W.B. Saunders Co. ISBN-13: 9781455758340
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Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
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Time
07302.01
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$60
6/21
6
Tue/Thu
9:30am-12:30pm


INTRO TO MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING PRACTICES III
This course is the final part of the Medical Billing and Coding Practices. It is designed to provide advanced knowledge and skills in using diagnosis coding systems. The course will focus on advanced diagnosis coding skills and the guidelines associated with all three volumes of the ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM manuals. Also, hospital reimbursement methodologies. Textbooks: Basic ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Exercises, Schraffenberger, 4th Ed., American Health Information Management Association, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-58426-248-0 Clinical Coding Workout: Practical Exercises for Skill Development, American Health Information Management Association, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-58426-417-0.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07311.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$150
4/14
10
Thu
6:00-9:00pm


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. Prerequisite for Clinical Medical Assisting Program.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07303.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$110
4/12
10
Tue
9:30-11:30am


INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL INSURANCE
This course covers health insurance products and managed care approaches to the financing and delivery of healthcare services. Students explore reimbursement and payment methodologies. 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. Prerequisite to Medical Billing and Coding Practices. Textbook: Newby, Cynthia, Nikita Carr, Insurance in the Medical Office — from Patient to Payment, ISBN-13: 978-0073374598
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07309.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$150
4/12
10
Tue
6:00-9:00pm


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
$110
4/12
10
Tue
11:40am-1:40pm