MA 6800 Structure And Function Of The Body I
This course offers an introduction to the structure of the body including cells and tissues, organs systems, musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine and digestive systems. Students learn about diseases that are frequently first diagnosed and treated in the Medical Office setting.
MA 6801 Structure And Function Of The Body II
This course offers an introduction to the structure of the body including respiratory, urinary, reproductive and immune systems. Students continue to learn about diseases that are frequently first diagnosed and treated in the Medical Office setting.
MA 6802 Medical Language
This is an introductory course to the field of Medical Terminology, including basic word structure and the use of medical and technical dictionaries. Students identify component parts of medical terms, analysis and reconstruction of terms with emphasis on spelling, definition and pronunciation. Students learn introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology.
MA 6804 Principles Of Electrocardiography
This course details the path of the blood through the heart. The conduction system of the heart and the components of the E.K.G. cycles are studied. Techniques of electrocardiography standardization and the procedure for recording and mounting a standard 12 lead electrocardiogram are studied.
MA 6806 Principles Of Phlebotomy
Students learn about current phlebotomy practice, infectious diseases and their preventions. Phlebotomy equipment usage, procedures for venipuncture, special collection procedures, and phlebotomy's complications are also studied.
MA 6807 Principles Of Radiography
This course introduces the student to X ray technology, fluoroscopy, mammography, CT scan, magnetic resonance, sonography, positioning the patient and the procedure for producing an x ray.
MA 6810 Medical Clinical Procedures I
This course introduces clinical procedures, including medical asepsis, vital signs, physical examination, appreciation of ear and eye, and local application of heat and cold.
MA 6811 Medical Clinical Procedures II/HIV-AIDS (4hrs)
This course introduces clinical procedures, including importance of sterilization and disinfection, minor surgery, administration of medication, laboratory procedures, urinalysis, microbiology and HIV/AIDS.
MA 6812 Word Processing For Medical Assistants I
An introductory course designed to enable the students to learn how to enter, edit, and modify text easily and quickly using MS WORD software.
MA 6814 Office Techniques I
This course contains introduces the fundamentals in operating systems. The course will use MS DOS and discussions about text editor, batch processing, types of commands, directory files, memory partitions, and auto execution modes.
MA 6818 INS Medical Billing Basic
This course introduces the student to the Concepts and skills for a successful career in Medical Office billing. The topics covered include Introduction to Health Insurance, Life Cycle of an Insurance Claim, Understand Coding diagnoses, and Procedures. Introduction to Patient Billing using the Medisoft System, Entering Patient, and Case Information, Processing Transactions, Claims ,Creating Statements, and Producing Reports.
MA 6819 Electronic Health Record
This course introduces the student to the Concepts and skills to work with an Electronic Health Record System. The topics covered include an introduction to Electronic Health Record, meaningful use (qualification and incentives). Using Spring Charts software for Collecting the Data (Demographics, Vital Signs, Allergies, Past and Family Medical History, Routine Medication, Office Visit, Refill, Referred, etc.) and Producing Different Reports.
MA 6816 Externship - Patient Care
Students are placed in a doctor's office to obtain actual experience as a medical assistant. Emphasis will be given to medical asepsis, vital signs, physical examination, sterilization and disinfection, use of medical office equipment, and general medical office procedures.
MA 6817 Externship - Clinical Procedures
Students are placed in a doctor's office to gain actual experience as a medical assistant. Emphasis will be observed in terms of: Telephone Communication, the Patient’s medical Record, and schedule appointments, filing, receiving and sending office communications, billing and collection Office, management equipment, preparing claims.