Information Technology Certificate

Administrative Assistant – Medical Office Administration

Overview

Students gain an understanding of medical procedures, medical terminology, and a conceptual and practical understanding of a computerized office environment in a medical setting. Students progress from basic keyboarding and word processing to advanced information processing and office procedures.

Students are encouraged to build on certificate programs and eventually obtain a degree at the College.

Courses Credits
GIT101  
Typing I

Students learn to master the computer keyboard, develop speed and accuracy, and prepare basic business documents.

Prerequisite: None

Offered: Fall, Spring

Note: Note: If this course is waived, it must be replaced with a Business elective – any course with an ACC, BIT, BUS, CUL, ENT, GIT, HRM or MKT designation.

3
BIT103   3
BUS102   3
GIT110   3
GIT220   3
ACC111   3
GIT150 (or)
BIT207
 
Database Applications (or)
Medical Coding and Billing

GIT150 Database Applications

Students acquire an in-depth, hands-on understanding of a PC-based relational database. Using Microsoft Access, students create and edit tables, forms, and reports; sort, query and graph data; and attach, import and export data to/from other applications. Data normalization techniques are studied. Students, working individually and in teams, design and implement database applications. This course prepares students for the Microsoft Office User Specialist Access exam.

Prerequisite: GIT108 or GIT110 or equivalent skill level in Windows

Offered: Fall, Spring


BIT207 Medical Coding and Billing

This course is designed to teach the student the current medical coding practices used for third-party billing. ICD-10-CM and CPT and HCPCS II coding are covered along with an in-depth study of insurance companies, Medicare, insurance claim forms, accounts receivable, and legal issues relating to medical record keeping.

Prerequisite: BIT103

Offered: Fall, Spring

3
BIT203   3
PSY101   3
Total Credits 27

Information Technology Certificate

Administrative Assistant – Medical Office Administration

Overview

Students gain an understanding of medical procedures, medical terminology, and a conceptual and practical understanding of a computerized office environment in a medical setting. Students progress from basic keyboarding and word processing to advanced information processing and office procedures.

Students are encouraged to build on certificate programs and eventually obtain a degree at the College.