Course Descriptions

MO116 :  Medical Office Procedures

This course is designed to cover the basic procedures in a medical office. Topics include how medical office teams operate within various medical office settings; how rules of etiquette, standards from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and ethics are applied to office and telephone interaction; how computers and electronic medical records impact the medical office; how to use multiple telephone lines and how to communicate appropriately and effectively in writing as well as on the telephone. Students are instructed in how to manage a medical office, organize and file a patient's medical record and perform bookkeeping procedures and clerical functions.
Prerequisite: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 4
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