Explores medical terminology by combining word roots, suffixes, and prefixes. Emphasizes definitions, pronunciation, spelling, and usage in a variety of health care professions. Prerequisite: None.
Builds on foundations of combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes learned in MED 103 with a more advanced study of basic human anatomy and physiology. Prerequisite: MED 103 with a "C" of better.
Introduces disease processes, prevention, and health promotion throughout the body and life span. Prerequisite: MED 150 with a "C" or better or instructor's permission.
Prepares students for externship and workplace readiness. Prerequisite: MED 150 and MED 151 with a "C" or better.
Covers theory and skills used in ambulatory care settings to assist providers with routine and specialty examinations and treatments. Also covers the management of clinical documentation and correspondence within an Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Prerequisite: "C" or better in MED 150 and MED 151.
Focuses on the translation of patient health information into Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Diagnosis Coding systems, and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding systems (HCPCS). Application of rules, guidelines, and medical necessity will be emphasized. Prerequisite: "C" or better in MED 150.
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