Administrative Support Technology – Medical Office Specialist

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Administrative Support Technology
Medical Office Specialist (298-02)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit
AST 101 Keyboarding I 2
AST 102 Keyboarding II 2
AST 107 Editing/Proofreading Skills 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HIM 111 Medical Terminology I 3
HIM 130 Healthcare Information Systems 3
Eligible for HDM HIPAA Certification
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
AST 141 Word Processing I 3
    Humanities Elective 3
Eligible for Microsoft Office Specialist Word Core & Master Certifications upon completion of AST 141 and AST 238
HIM 112 Medical Terminology II 3
AST 137  Records Management 3
HIM 230 Information Systems & Technology in Healthcare 3
MTH 132 Business Mathematics  3
SECOND YEAR FALL
ACC 115 Applied Accounting 3
AST  205 Business Communications 3
AST 243 Office Administration I 3
BUS 241 Business Law I 3
PSY  120 Human Relations 3
Eligible for Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Certification Core upon completion of ITE 140
SDV 106 Preparation for Employment 1
SECOND YEAR SPRING
AST 108 Telephone Techniques 1
AST 244 Office Administration II 3
AST 271 Medical Office Procedures 3
AST 290 Coordinated Internship 3
Eligible for Career Readiness Certifications while enrolled in AST 290
ITE 140   Spreadsheet Software 3
     Social Science or Humanities Elective 3
Total Program Credits 67

*Please consult with your advisor on the availability of courses and possible prerequisites and course substitutions.

For Further Information, Contact:

Jane Jones
jjones@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 249
Sabrina Ward
sward@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 224
Tommy Clements, Dean of Applied Science and Technology
tclements@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 431

 

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Career Studies (221-152-08)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR

Course # Course Title Credit
HIM 260 Pharmacology for Health Professionals 3
HIM 150 Health Records Management 3
HIM 143 Managing Electronic Billing in a Medical Practice 3
HIM 220 Health Statistics 3
HIM 250 Health Data Classifications System 1 3
HIM 256 Clinical Classification Systems and Reimbursements Methodologies 5
HIM 280 Capstone (Preparation for Clinical Documentation Certification)  1
Total Program Credits 21

*Please consult with your advisor on the availability of courses and possible prerequisites and course substitutions.

For Further Information, Contact:

Nora Blankenbecler, HIM Program Director
nblankenbecler@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 241
Tommy Clements, Dean of Applied Science and Technology
tclements@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 431

 

DENTAL ASSISTANT (221-120-02)

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Career Studies (221-120-02)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST SEMESTER

Course #    Course Title

Pre-Requisite Courses (if applicable)

Credit
SDV 100 College Success Skills   1
DNA 103 Introduction to Oral Health   1
DNA 109 Practical Infection Control   3
DNA 113 Chairside Assisting I   3
DNA 108 Dental Science I   3
HLT 100 First Aid & CPR   3
STUDENTS EARN AHA BLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR CERTIFICATION, AHA HEARTSAVER
OSHA BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN CERTIFICATION, AND AHA HEARTSAVER FIRST AID CERTIFICATION
SECOND SEMESTER
DNA 114 Chairside Assisting II DNA 103, 108, 109, 113 4
DNA 110 Dental Materials DNA 103, 108, 109, 113 3
SDV 107 Career Exploration   3
STUDENTS ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE WORK ETHIC PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATION EXAM
DNA 135 Dental Radiation Safety DNA 103, 108, 109, 113 2
STUDENTS ELIBIBLE FOR DENTAL ASSISTING NATIONAL BOARD RADIATION AND HEALTH SAFETY (RHS) CERTIFICATION EXAM
DNA 130 Dental Office Management DNA 103, 108, 109, 113 2
STUDENTS ELIGIBLE FOR DENTAL ASSISTING NATIONAL BOARD NELDA EXAM (NATIONAL ENTRY LEVEL DENTAL ASSISTANT)
Total Program Credits                                                                                                                                                                                                               
28

*Notes and Additional Curriculum Options
DNA prefix courses are taught in 12 week sessions. Start date January 2020.
Course substitutions may be available. Please see your advisor. 

For Further Information, Contact:

Dr. Emily Bowen, Dental Assistant Program Director
EBowen@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 760
Sarah Clarkston, Health Sciences Advisor
sclarkston@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 665
Kim Dorton, Dean of Health Sciences
kdorton@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 356

 

Health Information Management

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Health Information Management (152)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course #  Course Title Credit
NAS 171 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HIT 130 Introduction to Computer Systems for Health Information Technology 3
HIM 113 Medical Terminology & Disease Processes I 3
HIM 260 Pharmacology for HIM 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
HIM 114 Medical Terminology & Disease Processes II 3
    Guided General Education Elective 3
HIM 150 Health Records Management 3
HIM 265 Facility Based Coding 3
HIM 253 Health Records Coding 4
SDV 106 Preparation for Employment 1
Eligible for Career Readiness Certifications while enrolled in SDV 106
SECOND YEAR FALL
HIM 149 Introduction to Medical Practice Management 2
HIM 151 Reimbursement Issues in Medical Practice Management 2
HIM 249 Supervision & Management Practices in HIM 3
HIM 254 Advanced Coding & Reimbursements 4
Eligible for American Professional Coding Certification (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder  (CPC)
HIM 251 Clinical Practice I 3
    Humanities Elective 3
SECOND YEAR SPRING
HIM 220 Health Statistics 3
HIM 226 Legal Aspects of Health Record Documentation 2
HIM 229 Performance Improvement in Healthcare 2
HIM 233 Electronic Health Records Management 3
HIM 252 Clinical Practice II 3
Eligible for American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA)
    Social Science Elective 3
Total Program Credits 67

*Please consult with your advisor on the availability of courses and possible prerequisites and course substitutions.[/av_two_third]

For Further Information, Contact:

Nora Blankenbecler, HIM Program Director
nblankenbecler@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 241
Tommy Clements, Dean of Applied Science and Technology
tclements@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 431

 

Medical Office Coding and Procedures

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Medical Office Coding & Procedures (285)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit
AST 101 Keyboarding I 2
AST 102 Keyboarding II 2
AST 108 Telephone Techniques 1
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HIM 111 Medical Terminology I 3
HIM 130 Healthcare Information Systems 3
HIM 150 Health Records Management 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
AST 141 Word Processing I 3
Eligible for Microsoft Office Word Core Certification upon completion of AST 141
AST 271 Medical Office Procedures 3
HIM 112 Medical Terminology II 3
HIM 253 Health Records Coding 4
HIM 265 Facility Based Medical Coding 3
SECOND YEAR FALL
AST 215 Medical Keyboarding 3
HIM 254 Advanced Coding & Reimbursement 4
Eligible for CPC (Certified Professional Coder), CCA (Certified Coding Associate), and CBCS (Certified Billing and Coding Specialist) Exams upon completion of HIM 253 & HIM 254.
NAS 171 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
MTH 132 Business Math I 3
    Social Science or Humanities Elective 3
Total Program Credits 51

*Please consult with your advisor on the availability of courses and possible prerequisites and course substitutions.

For Further Information, Contact:

Jane Jones
jjones@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 249
Sabrina Ward
sward@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 224
Tommy Clements, Dean of Applied Science and Technology
tclements@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 431

 

Medical Receptionist & Transcriptionist

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Career Studies (221-286-01)

FIRST YEAR FALL

Course #

Course Title

Credit

AST

101

Keyboarding I 

2

AST

102

Keyboarding II

2

AST

107

Editing/Proofreading

3

HIM

111

Medical Terminology I

3

HIM

130

Healthcare Information Systems

3

Eligible for HDM HIPAA Certification

SDV

100

College Success Skills

1

FIRST YEAR SPRING

AST

215

Medical Keyboarding

3

AST

271

Medical Office Procedures

3

HIM

112

Medical Terminology II

3

AST

240

Machine Transcription

3

AST

108

Telephone Techniques

1

MKT

170

Customer Service

1

Total Program Credits

28

*Please consult with your advisor on the availability of courses and possible prerequisites and course substitutions.

For Further Information, Contact:

Jane Jones
jjones@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 249
Sabrina Ward
sward@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 224
Tommy Clements, Dean of Applied Science and Technology
tclements@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 431

 

Medical Records Technician

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Career Studies (221-285-73)

FIRST YEAR FALL

Course #

Course Title

Credit

HIM

113

Medical Terminology & Disease Processes I

3

HIM

130

Healthcare Information Systems

3

HIM

150

Health Records Management

3

SDV

100

College Success Skills

1

   

AST or HIM Elective

3

FIRST YEAR SPRING

HIM

226

Legal Aspects of Health Record Documentation

2

HIM

230

Information Systems & Technology in Healthcare

3

HIM

233

Electronic Health Records Management

3

   

AST or HIM Electives

6

Eligible for National Healthcareer Association Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist Certification

Total Program Credits

27

*Please consult with your advisor on the availability of courses and possible prerequisites and course substitutions.

For Further Information, Contact:

Jane Jones
jjones@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 249
Sabrina Ward
sward@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 224
Tommy Clements, Dean of Applied Science and Technology
tclements@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 431

 

Pharmacy Technician

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Career Studies (221-190-07)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST SEMESTER

Course # Course Title Credit
SDV 100 College Success Skills I 1
HIM 111 Medical Terminology I 3
HLT 145 Ethics for Healthcare Personnel 2
HLT 261 Basic Pharmacy I 3
HLT 262 Basic Pharmacy II 3
HLT 105 CPR 1
Student receives AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider for CPR Certification
SECOND SEMESTER
HIM 112 Medical Terminology II 3
HLT 121 Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse 3
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
MTH 133 Math for Health Professions 3
SDV 107 Career Exploration   3
Students eligible to take Work Ethic Proficiency Certification Exam 
Total Program Credits 28

*Please consult with your advisor on the availability of courses and possible prerequisites and course substitutions.

For Further Information, Contact:

Kim Dorton, Dean of Health Sciences
kdorton@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 356
Sarah Clarkston, Health Sciences Advisor
sclarkston@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 665