Medical/BTS (MEDPT)

Courses

MEDPT-173 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 3.00 Credits

This course provides students with a working knowledge of the language of medicine. This includes combining of roots, prefixes, and suffixes to form medical terms; linking medical terms, anatomy, and physiology in order to effectively communicate in a medical facility.

MEDPT-175 ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING I 3.00 Credits

Medical office personnel responsibilities in administration, financial management, and medical record keeping; plus ethical and legal obligations of the staff in a medical facility. Recommended co-requisite: MEDPT 172.

MEDPT-190 DIRECTED STUDY IN MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-191 WORKSHOP IN MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-192 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-194 INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL 1.00-12.00 Credits

MEDPT-194A INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL I 6.00 Credits

Internship in Medical.

MEDPT-194B INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL II 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 194A as a 100-level internship in Medical.

MEDPT-194C INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL III 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 194B as an intermediate 100-level internship in Medical.

MEDPT-194D INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL IV 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 194C as an intermediate to advanced 100-level internship in Medical.

MEDPT-240 PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT 3.00 Credits

Master the principles of pharmacology for people who are preparing to work in an ambulatory medical care setting. Will include general aspects of pharmacology, mathematics for pharmacology and dosage calculations, medication administration, pharmacology for multisystem application and medications related to body systems. Pre-requisite: MEDPT 172.

MEDPT-250 CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTING I 3.00 Credits

Provides basic knowledge and skills needed to perform the job duties of a medical assistant. Provides theory and practice in clinical procedures for the medical assistant student who will work as a member of the health care team in ambulatory setting such as medical offices and clinics. Pre-requisites: MEDPT 172 and current certification in CPR for healthcare providers.

MEDPT-251 MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION I 3.00 Credits

Techniques and transcription procedures for all forms of medical dictation. Recommended Pre-requisites: MEDPT 172, WRPPT 200, GNBPT 222.

MEDPT-252 CLINICAL EXPERIENCE 1.00-6.00 Credits

Field experience in local doctor's office or medical facility. Course may be repeated for total of 12 credits; however, individual program limitations may apply. Pre-requisite: Permission of instructor.

MEDPT-258 COMPUTER APPS FOR A MEDICAL OFFICE 1.00 Credit

Hands-on computer applications for medical and financial records in medical facility. Pre-requisites: CITPT 110 and MEDPT 172 or permission of instructor.

MEDPT-259 PATIENT RECORD SYSTEMS 3.00 Credits

Provides instruction in formatting and maintaining patient financial records in a medical facility. Utilizes a computer software program.

MEDPT-260 CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTING II 4.00 Credits

Provides theory and practice in clinical assisting including specialty exams and procedures, i.e. radiology and diagnostic imaging, electrocardiography, urinalysis, specimen collection and preparation, venipuncture, and medication administration. Pre-requisite: MEDPT 250.

MEDPT-261 MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION II 3.00 Credits

Continuation of transcription techniques and procedures required for all forms of medical dictation. Recommended pre-requisite: MEDPT 251.

MEDPT-275 MEDICAL CODING 3.00 Credits

Prepares students for insurance billing in a medical facility. Completion of insurance claim forms and the governing regulations will be covered in-depth. Students will also learn how to code chart notes, radiology, laboratory, and surgical procedures through the use of ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS resourses as prepared by the American Medical Association, latest edition. Pre-requisites: MEDPT 173.

MEDPT-290 DIRECTED STUDY IN MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-291 WORKSHOP FOR MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-292 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-294 INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL 1.00-12.00 Credits

MEDPT-294A INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL I 6.00 Credits

Internship in Medical.

MEDPT-294B INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL II 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 294A as a 200-level internship in Medical.

MEDPT-294C INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL III 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 294B as an intermediate 200-level internship in Medical.

MEDPT-294D INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL IV 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 294C as an intermediate to advanced 200-level internship in Medical.

MEDPT-390 DIRECTED STUDY IN MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-391 WORKSHOP IN MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-392 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-394 INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL 1.00-12.00 Credits

MEDPT-394A INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL I 6.00 Credits

Internship in Medical.

MEDPT-394B INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL II 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 394A as a 300-level internship in Medical.

MEDPT-394C INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL III 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 394B as an intermediate 300-level internship in Medical.

MEDPT-394D INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL IV 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 394C as an intermediate to advanced 300-level internship in Medical.

MEDPT-490 DIRECTED STUDY IN MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-491 WORKSHOP IN MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-492 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MEDICAL 1.00-6.00 Credits

MEDPT-494 INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL 1.00-12.00 Credits

MEDPT-494A INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL I 6.00 Credits

Internship in Medical.

MEDPT-494B INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL II 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 494A as a 400-level internship in Medical.

MEDPT-494C INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL III 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 494B as an intermediate 400-level internship in Medical.

MEDPT-494D INTERNSHIP IN MEDICAL IV 6.00 Credits

Continuation of MEDPT 494C as an intermediate to advanced 400-level internship in Medical.