Medical Administrative Professional Curriculum

Medical Administrative Professional Curriculum


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Medical Administrative Professional Pathway Checklist

2018-19

Medical Administrative Professional Pathway Checklist

2017-18

Medical Administrative Professional/Health Office Professional

Suggested Course List

Medical Administrative Professional/Health Office Professional

Suggested Course List

Medical Administrative Professional/Health Office Professional

Suggested Course List

Medical Administrative Professional/Health Office Professional

Suggested Course List

Medical Administrative Professional/Health Office Professional

Suggested Course List

Medical Administrative Professional/Health Office Professional

Suggested Course List

Medical Administrative Professional/Health Office Professional (Spring 2019)

Suggested Course List

Medical Administrative Professional/Health Office Professional (Spring 2019)

Suggested Course List

Medical Administrative Professional/Health Office Professional (Spring 2019)

Suggested Course List

Medical Administrative Professional/Health Office Professional (Spring 2019)

Suggested Course List

Medical Administrative Professional/Health Office Professional (Spring 2019)

Suggested Course List


Required Program Courses

10101176
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This is a basic accounting course for non-accounting program students. The scope of study focuses on an introduction to business and accounting, analyzing and recording accounting transactions, performing the adjusting process, and completing the accounting cycle. Understanding is based both on theory and application.
10103125
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This course introduces the basics of Microsoft Outlook. Participants will use e-mail, calendar, files, and other features to effectively manage business and personal information.
10103146
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn word processing using MS Word. Credit A activities will include creating, editing, saving, formatting, printing, and other basic MS Word features.
10103147
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn word processing using MS Word. Credit B activities include tables, mail merge, sort, graphics, and special features of MS Word. COREQUISITE: 10103146 MS Word A.
10103151
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn to use MS Excel. Credit A activities will include creating, editing, saving, formatting, printing, performing calculations, and enhancing worksheets through charts.
10103152
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn to use MS Excel. Credit B activities will include using advanced features of formulas, object linking and embedding, multiple worksheets, 3-D references, macro basics and database basics. COREQUISITE: 10103151 MS Excel A.
10105160
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UGRD
| 1 CR
An externship is actual work experience in a medical office which provides the student with a variety of tasks. The sites are usually clinics or hospitals but can be other medical-related offices as well. The instructor and student will work together to secure an externship which will be acceptable to all parties. PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in this course, students must have successfully completed or are in good standing in all program courses and have the approval of program faculty.
10106110
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This hands-on course covers formatting styles of business letters, business and academic reports, memos, tables, and business documents. The course also includes drill work for improving keying speed and accuracy. Students should be able to key 40 words per minute.
10106132
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This course familiarizes students with the basic functioning of medical records in facilities with electronic medical records. Students will also be exposed to the jobs and duties involved in the health information management department of hospitals and clinics. Hands-on training with an electronic medical records program will be included, as well as discussion of paper medical record functions.
10106134
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course presents common health insurance terminology and selected private and government insurance coverages. Students are introduced to basic principles of disease coding and procedural coding from the physician/provider perspective and follow the life cycle of the medical insurance claim with the aim of accurate and efficient reimbursement for services provided. This is not for experienced coders. PREREQUISITE: 10501101 Medical Terminology.
10106135
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to expand the student's medical vocabulary and develop skill in keyboarding, formatting, editing, storing, and printing medical documents. Emphasis is placed on speed building and accuracy improvement. PREREQUISITES: 10501101 Medical Terminology and 10106110 Document Formatting or 10103146 MS Word A and COREQUISITE: 10103147 MS Word B.
10106140
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Simulates handling patients and employees, applying customer service skills, and the use of computers in a medical/clinical setting. Hands-on experience in scheduling appointments, work in electronic medical records, establishing a fee schedule, and practice management. Utilizes Microsoft Office software, electronic billing software, electronic medical record software, telephone systems, internet, fax and e-mail. PREREQUISITE: 10106143 Medical Office Procedures and Customer Service and COREQUISITE: 10106135 Introduction to Healthcare Documentation.
10106141
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Students are introduced to clinic and hospital transcription covering most medical specialties. Correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and formatting of medical reports are emphasized through review and practice, using computers and transcribing equipment. PREREQUISITE: 10106135 Introduction to Healthcare Documentation
10106142
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Emphasizes insurance preparation and reimbursement of claims to Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid and Worker’s Compensation. Applies ICD, CPT and HCPCS coding resources to complete CMS 1500 and CMS 1450 insurance claims. Computerized billing software will be utilized throughout the course. PREREQUISITE: 10106134 Medical Insurance Claims.
10106143
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course develops professional skills and attitudes needed in a medical business environment. Skills developed include an ability to communicate effectively with patients and other medical office staff, manage time effectively, schedule patients, greet patients, use the telephone properly, process mail, apply ergonomics and office safety, and use medical computer software efficiently.
10106146
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides the learner with techniques used in proofreading office documents from both hard and soft copy (computer screen). Learners will incorporate the use of office reference manuals. This project-based course uses individual and group activities as well as in-class and out-of-class work.
10106165
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course will include coverage of the different indexing systems (alphabetic, numeric, subject, geographic, and chronological) as well as an overview of the entire records management function -- planning, designing, classifying, controlling, and evaluation. Electronic filing methods are utilized at locations where equipment is available.
10501101
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes and word roots. Students practice formation, analysis and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis on spelling, definition and pronunciation. Introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology.
10510135
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course is a study of human anatomical structure, physiology, and the basic mechanisms of disease. It is designed to meet the unique educational needs of the medical secretary/office personnel. The course focuses on assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of commonly occurring medical conditions. The course will be structured to application of the content through case studies and group discussions. It is meant to provide a solid knowledge base for students entering work in health care settings. It is recommended that the student have a basic knowledge of medical terminology.
10890116
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Develop documents and skills to seek, obtain, and retain employment. Strengthen your professional image by developing self-awareness of elements affecting interpersonal and work relationships. Guidelines for determining appropriate grooming, dress, and poise will be covered. Personal life management along with career/life goal setting will be reinforced. This class should be taken in the last semester of the program.

Required General Studies Courses

10801136
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.
10801196
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communication, and listening skills through individual presentations, group activities, and other projects.
10801197
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
The student will prepare and present oral and written technical reports. Types of reports may include lab and field reports, proposals, technical letters and memos, technical research reports, and case studies. Designed as an advanced communication course for students who have completed at least the prerequisite introductory writing course.
10804123
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course integrates algebraic concepts, proportions, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, and basic statistics with business/consumer scenarios. It also applies math concepts to the purchasing/buying and selling processes.
10809198
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This introductory course in psychology is a survey of the multiple aspects of human behavior. It involves a survey of the theoretical foundations of human functioning in such areas as learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors, and social influences. It directs the student to an insightful understanding of the complexities of human relationships in personal, social, and vocational settings.

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10809196
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces students to the basic concepts of sociology: culture, socialization, social stratification, multi-culturalism, and the five institutions, including family, government, economics, religion, and education. Other topics include demography, deviance, technology, environment, social issues, social change, social organization, and workplace issues.
10809172
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion are explored.

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10809195
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to give an overview of how a market-oriented economic system operates, and it surveys the factors which influence national economic policy. Basic concepts and analyses are illustrated by reference to a variety of contemporary problems and public policy issues. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues.
10809166
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides a basic understanding of the theoretical foundations of ethical thought. Diverse ethical perspectives will be used to analyze and compare relevant issues. Students will critically evaluate individual, social and/or professional standards of behavior, and apply a systematic decision-making process to these situations.

Required Elective

A three-credit elective is required for this program

Total: 63 Credits


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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Sara Eckstein

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

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New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

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800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Superior Admissions Contact

Cindy Miller

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800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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