This course is designed to be a capstone course, for the office professional and provides a, working knowledge of administrative office, procedures. Emphasis is placed on written and, oral communication skills, office software, applications, office procedures, ethics, and, professional development. Upon completion,, students should be able to adapt in an office, environment.
This course covers the personal competencies and, qualities needed to project a professional image, in the office. Topics include interpersonal, skills, health lifestyles, appearance, attitude,, personal and professional growth, multicultural, awareness, and professional etiquette. Upon, completion, students should be able to demonstrate, these attributes in the classroom, office, and, society.
This course provides an in-depth study of, diagnostic coding. Emphasis is placed on ICD, coding system. Upon completion, students should, be able to properly code diagnoses in a medical, facility.
This course provides in-depth coverage of, procedural coding. Emphasis is placed on CPT and, HCPCS coding systems. Upon completion, students, should be able to properly code procedures and, services performed in a medical facility.
This course develops proficiency in the, utilization of advanced word processing, functions. Emphasis is placed on advanced word, processing features. Upon completion, students, should be able to produce a variety of complex, business documents.
This course introduces the complex legal, moral,, and ethical issues involved in providing, health-care services. Emphasis is placed on the, legal requirements of medical practices; the, relationship of physician, patient, and office, personnel; professional liabilities; and medical, practice liability. Upon completion, students, should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge, of current medical law and accepted ethical, behavior.