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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 23, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABED 068 Communication Skills Medical Assisting Applications II

3 credits
This course is exclusively for students who are enrolled in the second term of the I-BEST Medical Assisting, Office Administration certificate program. It addresses specific vocabulary and language skills covered in the second term technical courses (BTE 105 and 112 and MEDA 121).

Prerequisites: ABED 067  

Corequisites: BTE 112  and MEDA 121  

Quarters Offered: Winter

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Pronounce, spell, and use correctly specialized vocabulary relating to worksheets, accounts receivable/payable statements, billing procedures and record collections
  • Role-play telephone techniques necessary to function in a medical office
  • Produce common medical office written reports using a variety of sentence structures.
  • Read and interpret data from pie, column, bar, and 3-D charts
  • Transfer information from graphs and charts to written summaries