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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: Malone, Christine, Medical Office Management 2013, Prentice Hall, Paper; 464 pp, Available.
ISBN-10: 0135060672, ISBN-13:9780135060674 Pearson Publishing
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
0616400
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$150
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12
Mon/Wed
6:00-8:30pm


CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT (CNA)
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) 559-2660 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
0615301
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


HOME HEALTH AIDE (HHA)
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
0615401
Gilbert
Alvarado
10 & 11
$200
7/6
8
Mon-Thu (class)
9:00am-2:30pm

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


INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL INSURANCE AND THE MEDICAL BILLING PROCESS
Introduction to medical billing course introduces the student to all the basics of medical insurance billing and practice management. We cover the different types of health insurance, who is eligible to receive it, how it is obtained and how the medical claims process works. Managed care as well as Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurances are explained. We show how physician credentialing, whether the provider participates or not with an insurance carrier, affects the billing process. Textbook: Andress, Alice Anne, Medical Insurance in a Flash! An interactive, flash card approach FA Davis-Philadelphia PA 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2349-1
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
0615401
Gilbert
Alvarado
10 & 11
$200
7/6
8
Mon-Thu (class)
9:00am-2:30pm

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


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
0616600
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$125
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8
Tue
6:00-9:00pm


SPECIAL NEEDS/RESTORATIVE NURSING PROGRAM
Enrollment is limited to 10 students. This is a 48-hour program. CNAs: Are you looking for Continuing Education for License Renewal? We have everything you need to renew your license. You must be a CNA with a current CNA license to take this course. You will learn Adaptive Equipment, Transferring Skills, Special needs for feeding, hearing and sight impaired.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Mtgs
Days
Time
0615000
Gilbert
Alvarado
10 & 11
$275
7/20
13
Mon-Fri
9:00am-1:30pm