OM 2003 Medical Coding/Insurance 3-0-3

This course will examine the process of medical coding procedures.  The student will be able to correctly enter Internal Classification of Disease (ICD-9-CM) diagnostic codes on a claim form, identify Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes, and explain their application to a medical office/facility.  The student will also identify various insurance plans, learn the rules and  regulations of Medicare filing, translate written documentation into a numerical language, and describe legal issues concerning medical records.  Offered at SSC and WWTC

 

OM 2163 Legal Office Practice/Legal Terminology  3-0-3

This course is an introductory legal “office simulation” designed to provide training and experience for a student who is preparing for a position as a legal assistant, legal secretary, or legal transcriptionist.  This course introduces students to the administrative routines and procedures most often performed by the legal office professional in an attorney’s office.  It also introduces students to legal terminology with emphasis on elements of legal terms, an understanding of standard legal abbreviations, ability to spell legal terms, and an appreciation of the logical method found in legal terminology.  It familiarizes students with a broad base of legal terms through transcription of realistic cases encountered in the typical law office.  BA 1003 or High School typewriting strongly recommended.  Offered at SSC and WWTC

 

OM 2233 Records Management 3-0-3

This course provides instruction in alphabetic, numeric, subject and geographic indexing/filing; management of general correspondence, card records and business forms; records control and retention; and creating and evaluating records/information systems.  The student is taught how to create and maintain records both manually and on the microcomputer using Microsoft Access database program.  BA 1003 or high school typewriting strongly recommended.  Available through SSC, GCTC, and WWTC

 

OM 2413 Medical Office Practice/Medical Transcription  3-0-3

This introductory medical office simulation is designed to provide training and experience for a student who is preparing for a position as a medical assistant, medical secretary, or medical transcriptionist.  It introduces students to the administrative routines and procedures followed in a doctor’s office and helps them to become familiar with a broad base of medical terms through transcription of realistic cases.  BA1003 or High School typewriting strongly recommended  Offered at SSC and GCTC

 

OM 2423 Medical Terminology  3-0-3

 This is an introduction to medical terminology with emphasis on etiology, symptomatology, pathology and diagnostic procedures as related to medical assistant, medical secretarial, medical transcriptionist, nursing, and other allied health occupations/functions.  It provides students with basic principles of medical word building, which, once learned, can readily be applied to building an extensive medical vocabulary.  Offered at SSC

 

11/14/2013