Medical Office Skills
Learn the normal structure and function of the body including pathologic conditions of each system. Topics include: comprehensive anatomy and functional understanding of pathophysiology for application in the medical coding and billing industry and an introduction to radiology, nuclear
medicine, pharmacology and psychiatry. Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology. Purchase textbook (same textbook from Medical Terminology class) from the HCC Bookstore prior to first class. (T) 8.3 CEUs.
This hands-on course covers valuable skills to compete in the current job market and has been expanded to ensure increased hands-on practice is covered to meet eligibility requirements for multiple credentials. Learn all aspects of medical billing and claims processing from A-Z Plus including HIPAA Compliance along with a basic introduction to diagnostic and procedural coding. You will gain real-world experience with simulated practice as you manually and electronically prepare insurance claims. No previous medical experience necessary. Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) exam, and the AAPC Certified Professional Biller (CPB) exam (cost of exams not included in course tuition).
Prerequisite: Medical Terminology and strong computer and keyboarding skills and internet access; Anatomy and Pathophysiology strongly recommended. Computer courses may be found in earlier pages of this publication. To brush up on your computer skills, see our computer courses.
Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. Purchase textbook and coding manuals from HCC Bookstore prior to first class. (T) 10.0 CEUs.
This course provides the basics of medical terminology in preparation for any health care career and is a prerequisite to on-site medical coding and billing classes. It can also help those who want to upgrade skills for a current position, or gain knowledge to succeed in other medical courses. Emphasis is on learning the language of medicine in relation to the body systems rather than rote memorization of terms in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.
Register by August 6 for a $50 early bird discount.
No prerequisite. Purchase textbook and medical dictionary from the HCC Bookstore prior to first class. (T)