Medical Office Management Program A.S. – Administrative

Program Description

Students in the Administrative Medical Office Management Program course of study will learn the skills necessary to function as an entry-level administrative assistant in a medical setting. They will learn how to process insurance submissions; front desk activities such as scheduling patients, collecting co-pays, billing and collecting patient demographic information. They will also learn the use of ICD-10 medical coding and CPT-4 medical procedure coding. They will demonstrate effective and therapeutic communication skills.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the requirements of the Medical Office Management A.S. - Administrative program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Discuss principles of supervision in an office domain related to the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains;
  2. Discuss administrative skills including proper telephone techniques, maintaining appointment calendar, filing and retrieving medical records, maintaining monthly accounting records and more;
  3. Communicate effectively with patients and office co-workers using appropriate knowledge of psychology;
  4. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the legal and ethical standards and dilemmas facing the medical profession;
  5. Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal communication skills using both verbal and written communication.

Prerequisites

HS keyboarding with a C or better or Passing grade within the last five years or a keyboarding class from another institution.

 College Core Requirements (27-28 Credits)
 ENG 101 Composition 3 credits
 ENG 102 Literature and Composition 3 credits
 PSY 111 General Psychology I 3 credits
 MAT 121 Applications for Business and Other Careers 3 credits (or higher level)
 COM 173 Public Speaking 3 credits
 SCI ELE Science Elective 3-4 credits 3-4 credits
 CSA 105 Introduction to Software Applications 3 credits OR BBG 114 Business Application Software 3 credits*
 IDS 220 Social Science: Individuals and Society 3 credits OR Sociology Elective OR Anthropology Elective 3 credits**
 IDS 210 Humanities: The Creative Voice 3 credits OR HUM ELE  Humanities Elective3 credits**
 Medical Office Management Core Courses (27 Credits)
 HIM 155 Fundamentals of Clinical Informatics and Electronic Medical Records 3 credits
 MED 112 Medical Insurance and Billing 3 credits
 MED 125 Medical Terminology 3 credits
 MED 217 Medical Coding 3 credits
 PHL 112 Medical Ethics 3 credits
 BBG 101 Introduction to Business 3 credits
 BMG 202 Principles of Management 3 credits
 BMG 220 Human Resources Management 3 credits
 MED 296 Cooperative Education Work Experience 3 credits ***
 Administrative Track Core Courses (6 Credits)
 BBG 231 Business Law I 3 credits
 ACC 113 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 credits
 Recommended Sequence of Study
 Semester 1
 BBG 114 Business Application Software 4 credits OR CSA 105 Introduction to Software Applications*
 MED 125 Medical Terminology 3 credits
 BBG 101 Introduction to Business 3 credits
 MED 112 Medical Insurance and Billing 3 credits
 ENG 101 Composition 3 credits
 Semester 2
 HIM 155 Fundamentals of Clinical Informatics and Electronic Medical Records 3 credits
 MED 217 Medical Coding 3 credits
 COM 173 Public Speaking 3 credits
 PSY 111 General Psychology I 3 credits
 MED 296 Cooperative Education Work Experience 3 credits ***
 Semester 3
 PHL 112 Medical Ethics 3 credits
 BMG 202 Principles of Management 3 credits
 MAT 121 Applications for Business and Other Careers 3 credits (or higher)
 ENG 102 Literature and Composition 3 credits
 BBG 231 Business Law I 3 credits
 Semester 4
 BMG 220 Human Resources Management 3 credits
 ACC 113 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 credits
 IDS 210 Humanities: The Creative Voice 3 credits OR Humanities Elective OR IDS 230 Liberal Arts / Humanities: Great Books 3 credits**
 IDS 220 Social Science: Individuals and Society 3 credits OR Sociology Elective OR Anthropology Elective 3 credits**
 SCI ELE Science Elective 3-4 credits 3-4 credits
 Note

* Students may satisfy this requirement by taking a proficiency exam.

** One of these must be an IDS ELE  Interdisciplinary Elective  course.

*** Selective Admission course