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Medical Receptionist (HNFO)
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Program Overview:
The Medical Receptionist certificate prepares students for employment in an office setting within a variety of healthcare organizations such as hospitals, medical offices, and durable medical equipment companies. This certificate gives students the skills to work with electronic medical records, including scheduling patients and entering patient demographic and insurance information. Students will also be trained in the management of medical records, following HIPPA guidelines, including form completion, record transfer, and document importing.

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Semester 1
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DAP 1201
Business Computer Systems
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A study of computer concepts, including the information processing cycle, file organization, data communications and operating systems and systems software. Applications software, including spreadsheets, database, word processing, presentation software, computer communications, operating systems, and Internet access and use with business-oriented computer hardware and software concepts emphasis. PREREQUISITE: Recommended one semester of typing.

HEA 1225
Introduction to Medical Terminology
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This course introduces common root words, prefixes, and suffixes used in medical terminology. Emphasis is placed on comprehension, spelling, pronunciation, ability to use a medical dictionary, vocabulary building, and common abbreviations.

HIT 1201
Healthcare Delivery Systems
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This course examines the organization, financing, accreditation, licensure, and impact of regulatory agencies on the delivery of health care services. Individuals who complete this course will be able to identify components and functions of multiple health care delivery systems, compute routine institutional statistics, analyze and interpret health care data, prepare health care data for presentation purposes; and verify reliability and validity of health care data.

HIT 1202
Healthcare Data Management
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This course examines the role of information technology in the healthcare environment through an investigation of the electronic health record (EHR), business software applications, and specialized software applications found in the healthcare environment. Special emphasis is placed on exploring how specialized record requirements are implemented in primary and secondary health data systems. Aspects relating to the legal, ethical, privacy, security, and confidentiality practices required of the health information professional is also emphasized. PREREQUISITE: DAP 1201 Business Computer Systems or concurrent enrollment.

PHI 2101
Introduction to Ethics
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A study of the principal ethical theories and concepts of human conduct and character, as well as a critical evaluation of these theories and concepts as they apply to particular moral problems and decisions. Transfer students will continue to take PHI 2101 as an IAI GECC articulated three credit hour course.

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PHI 2141
Ethics in the Medical Community
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This course covers ethical issues related to health science professions. Topics include professional ethics, science and the person, morality, consumer protection, euthanasia, abortion, human experimentation, biotech, cloning, organ transplant, fetal tissue research, the criteria for death, and the rights of patients.

Term Total
15
Semester 2
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ENG 1111
Composition I
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Composition I is an introductory course in composition and rhetoric emphasizing expository prose. Major focus is on organization, paragraph structure, and elimination of mechanical errors. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used for humanities credit)

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ENG 1201
Communications
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This course is designed to develop the student's appreciation of the value of communication between individuals and between business and industries. It is to provide a practical application for today's trades, business, and industrial workers, particularly in the comprehension and expression of written English as it applies to business letters, reports, and memoranda.

HEA 1226
Allied Health Anatomy
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This course provides a foundational knowledge of the structure and function of the primary body systems including the skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, immune, lymphatic, digestive, and urinary systems. In association with each body system, common pathological conditions are also emphasized. This is a non-lab course that is intended for individuals who intend to work as a non-clinical allied health professional.

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LSC 2111
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
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This course will study the structures and functions and cells, tissues, organs, and some organ systems of the human body. These systems include:integumentary, skeletal, muscular, urinary, and reproductive. Fluids, electrolytes, acids, and bases are also discussed. Human cadavers or alternative selected mammal will be used to reinforce anatomical laboratory skills. Physiological mechanisms will also be emphasized. PREREQUISITE: Two years of high school biology or equivalent or consent of instructor.

HEA 1227
Pharmacotherapy Fundamentals
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This course provides a foundational knowledge, at an introductory level, of the action of drugs including absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of drugs by the human body. Further, emphasis is placed on acquiring the terminology necessary for the development and coding of medical reports. Upon successful completion of this course, the individual should be able to use pharmacological terminology in an appropriate context. This is a non-lab course that is intended for individuals who intend to work as a non-clinical allied health professional.

HIT 1203
Healthcare Reimbursements
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This course prepares individuals to compare healthcare payers, illustrate the reimbursement cycle, and comply with regulations related to fraud and abuse of healthcare reimbursement services. Individuals will assign Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs), Ambulatory Payment Classification (APCs) & Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) with entry-level proficiency using computerized encoding & grouping software. Attention is given to the history of health insurance in the United States. A summary of insurance coverage is then provided. The impact of managed care on hospital and physician reimbursement is highlighted. The structure of Government payers, Medicare and Medicaid are explained and the stringent coding rules mandated by Medicare are discussed. Individuals will engage in simulations that illustrate the importance of negotiation and cooperation in providing services under different reimbursement scenarios. PREREQUISITE: HIT 1201 Healthcare Delivery Systems and HIT 1202 Health Data Management or concurrent enrollment.

HIT 1204
Diagnostic Coding Fundamentals
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This course introduces the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), ICD-10-CM, and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), emphasizing the rules, regulations, and techniques used to code clinician and medical services. Special emphasis is placed on coding conventions, appropriate use of modifiers, and coding resources when accurately assigning CPT/HCPCS codes to health records. PREREQUISITE: HIT 1203 Healthcare Reimbursements or concurrent enrollment.

Term Total
16
Program Total
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