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D190
Medical Office Assistant (SMED)
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The Medical Office Assistant degree program is designed to prepare medical office assistants, medical transcriptionists, medical receptionists, and other related personnel to meet the needs of area and national medical offices. In this area, jobs are available in hospitals, clinics, doctors' offices, insurance companies, health foundations, local industries, and Illinois state and U.S. governmental agencies. The demand for well-trained medical office assistants is increasing due to the expansion of medical services, medical agencies, and the increase of required medical records maintenance. Beginning Keyboarding is a pre-program requirement and cannot be used as an elective. The student will be placed in keyboarding courses according to previous experience, training, and ability. Beginning and intermediate courses may be waived; the advanced course is required. Elective classes must be taken in lieu of waived courses. This degree is available online.

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Semester 1
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SU2014
FA2014
BOC 1202
Intermediate Keyboarding
3
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BOC 1206
Employment Methods
1
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BUS 2202
Records Management
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HEA 2215
Electronic Med Records Mgmt
3
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DAP 2202
Word Processing I
3
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ENG 1111
Composition I
3
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HEA 1225
Introduction to Medical Terminology
3
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Term Total
16
Semester 2
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SU2014
FA2014
BOC 2203
Advanced Keyboarding
3
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BOC 2262
Medical Office Procedures
4
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BOC 2263
Medical Transcription I
3
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ENG 1212
Technical Writing
3
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HEA 1212
Clinical Processes
3
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LSC 2264
Anatomy for Medical Secretaries
3
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Term Total
19
Semester 3
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SU2014
FA2014
BOC 2268
Medical Office Seminar I
1
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BOC 2269
Medical Office Internship I
2
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HEA 2264
Medical Insurance & Coding I
3
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CIS 1278
Spreadsheet
3
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PSY 1101
General Psychology I
3
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SPE 1101
Fundamentals of Effective Speaking
3
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Term Total
15
Semester 4
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Title
Info
CR
SU2014
FA2014
BOC 2202
Professional Portfolio
2
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BOC 2265
Medical Transcription II
3
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BOC 2270
Medical Office Internship
3
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HEA 2266
Medical Insurance and Coding II
3
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CIS 1286
Database
3
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HEA 2210
Stat Analysis of Health Data
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MTH 1131
Introduction to Statistics
4
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Term Total
18
Program Total
68


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