Medical Assistant

HMDT 1170 Medical Terminology
Analyzing and combining prefixes, root words, and suffixes to spell, use and pronounce medical terminology correctly and recognize medical terms.  Medical abbreviations are included.
PREREQUISITES: none

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 15

HCOR 1120 Basic Body Structure and Function
Identification of the organs and basic functions of the human body and disorders as it relates to each system with medical terminology integrated with each.
PREREQUISITES: MAST 1110

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 30

MAST 1110 Introduction To Medical Assistant
Analysis of the job market, salaries, working conditions, and job responsibilities and desirable attributes required of the Medical Assistant. Historical issues and current health care trends are also discussed.
PREREQUISITES: none

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 15

MAST 1120 Law and Ethics for Medical Assistant
Discussion of AMA principles of medical ethics and the law, Patient's Bill of Rights, confidentiality, medical records, and other medical/legal/ethical issues and responsibilities of the Medical Assistant.
PREREQUISITES: none

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 30

MAST 1130 Medical Assistant Applications
Keyboarding principles, which integrate language arts, medical terminology, and medical document processing with emphasis on utilizing correct techniques, accuracy and speed.
PREREQUISITES: none

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 45

CPTR 1000 Introduction To Computers
An introductory study of computer system components, operating system environments.  Internet concepts, and security issues. Includes a hands-on study emphasizing computer hardware and various operating systems features.
PREREQUISITES: none

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 45

MAST 1210 Administrative Procedures 1
Discussion of the components of effective client/staff communication, both verbal and nonverbal. Beginning front office activities such as scheduling, insurance, billing and patient/client education methods are covered. Practical application activities are integrated throughout this course.
PREREQUISITES: none

Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 60

MAST 1220 Clinical Procedures 1
This course discusses federal regulations and guidelines including CDC, CLIA88, OSHA Standards, and universal precaution. Emergency procedures, first aid and CPR, infection control measures, laboratory safety and quality control issues, rehabilitation medical practices, general safety measures/precautions used in the office/facility environment for employee/patient/client safety issues are also included. Orientation to clinical facilities in introduced.
PREREQUISITES: MAST 1110

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 90

MAST 1230 Insurance and Medical Coding
Discussion of the types of health insurance, insurance claims procedures and instruction in the application of the current version of the International Classification of Diseases, 2001, Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) Classification System and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). Students may participate in selected clinical sites as part of this course, if available. 
PREREQUISITES: HCOR 1120

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 45

ENGL 1030 Business English
A concentrated and intensive study of basic English grammar.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

MAST 2110 Medical Transcription
Principles of medical transcription along with practical application and usage of medical forms, reports and case studies with integrated medical terminology and medical keyboarding. Students may participate in selected clinical sites as part of this course, if available. 
PREREQUISITES: HCOR 1120 and MAST 1130 or KYBD 1110

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

MAST 2130 Clinical Procedures 2
Methods to obtain and document assessment data obtained from the patient/client to assist with the basic physical examination, special medical exams and procedures, minor surgical procedures, and the administration of selected medications. Practical application in selected clinical sites is a part of this course.
PREREQUISITES: MAST 1220

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 90

MAST 2140 Pharmacology for Medical Assistants
Basic knowledge of drug classifications, mathematical computations and principles of medication administration as it related to the Medical Assistant.
PREREQUISITES: MAST 1110 or permission of the instructor

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

MAST 2210 Clinical Procedures 3
Students will utilize methods to obtain specimen samples for diagnostic tests, perform diagnostic studies, assist with electrocardiography and cardiac diagnostic tests, pulmonary function tests and procedures, venipuncture, hematology, radiography and other specialty laboratory tests.
PREREQUISITES: MAST 2130

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 90

HCOR 1160 Professionalism for Healthcare Providers
Identifying and performing skills necessary to secure employment in the health care industry and make immediate and future decisions regarding job choices and educational growth.  Selected computer application skills are incorporated into this course.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 15

MAST 2222 Medical Assistant Externship
Students will experience 180 hours of preceptor clinical experience in a variety of health care agencies allowing practical application of medical assistant principles, theories and skills.
PREREQUISITES: MAST 1110, MAST 1210, MAST 1220, MAST 1230, MAST 2110, MAST 2130, MAST 2140, and MAST 2210. 

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 180

CSRV 1000 Customer Service
This course is intended to help participants' progress from learning about themselves, to learning how to relate to their internal customers as well as their external customers in the workplace. 
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

CSRV 2000 Customer Service
The assessment to earn sales certification measures and validates
knowledge in the following areas: prepares for selling, gains customer commitment and closes the sale,
develops and implements sales and follow-up plan. The interactive curriculum is built upon the national
sales standards. Upon completion of the course students will be eligible to schedule the NRF National
Professional Certification in Sales. Successful candidates prove their demonstration of knowledge and
skills important to successful employment in sales and service centers and will receive a certification
and a pin. These credentials are portable from state to state since this is a national certification. 
PREREQUISITES: Customer Service 1000

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

ENTP 1000 Fundamentals Of Entrepreneurship
This course is an introduction to the entrepreneurial process and the skills needed to plan, organize, manage, operate and finance a small business.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

HCOR 2991 Special Projects 1
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 30

HCOR 2993 Special Projects 2
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

HCOR 2995 Special Projects 3
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HCOR 2996 Special Projects 4
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

HCOR 2997 Special Projects 5
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 15