Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEDA 211 Medical Computer Applications

5 credits
Computerized medical billing simulation includes scheduling patients, establishing accounts, posting charges, changes to the accounts, month-end activity, insurance tracking and basic use of electronic medical records software programs for charting, tracking lab orders and prescriptions.

Prerequisites: MEDA 121  and MEDA 136  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Perform routine maintenance of administrative equipment
  • Utilize computer software to maintain office systems
  • Use methods of quality assurance
  • Use medical software to schedule and manage appointments
  • Utilize medical software to maintain office systems including but not limited to daily backup, database updates, and software upgrades
  • Perform virus scans and file cleaning protocol
  • Perform operating system maintenance
  • Manage electronic mail
  • Analyze a variety of office issues, formulate an action plan to solve the issue and critique outcomes and respond accordingly
  • Use electronic medical record software
  • Apply MS office products in the health care setting
  • Utilize electronic tools to manage a medical office

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 40 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20