Catalog 2018-2019 
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Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEDA 121 Medical Office Skills and Electronic Records

5 credits
This course introduces students to basic medical office procedures, including patient scheduling, written communication, telecommunications, inventory, and medical records management. Students use  electronic health record and financial record software to simulate healthcare scenarios.

Prerequisites: MEDA 115  and MEDA 116  

Quarters Offered: Fall and Spring

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

  • Perform medical office procedures
  • Apply safety practices for the medical office
  • Apply scheduling and telephone techniques
  • Maintain medical records and patient confidentiality
  • Define terminology used in the medical office
  • Explain legal and ethical issues related to medical computer applications
  • Perform basic administrative tasks and clinical documentation using medical computer applications

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