Course Descriptions



Integrated Medical Office Software

Credit(s): 3

This course presents the use of an integrated medical practice management and electronic health record system (PM/EHR) in a medical office setting. Students first learn the conceptual framework both for medical billing and for the use of electronic health records i medical documentation and patient management. Then by working through exercises of increasing difficulty that simulate use of a PM/EHR, students develop transferable skills needed to manage the required software tasks across the total patient encounter. The concepts learned in this course are general enough to cover most integrated medical software packages, and students who complete this course should be able to use other brands of software with minimum training. This is a required course in the Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing Specialist, Medical Receptionist, and the Business Leadership Medical/Healthcare Option programs. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-112 with a minimum grade of C-.