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MA 109 HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 1.0
Introduction to computer literacy and information technology in health care delivery. Hardware and software, communications and networking, ethical issues, and HIPAA privacy concerns. Topics covered include administrative applications (such as electronic medical recordkeeping), clinical systems involved in direct patient care, and special-purpose applications (such as simulation software used in the education of health care professionals). Recommended working knowledge of a computer. Short term class. Total of 9 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
 
MA 110 MEDICAL OFFICE MICROCOMPUTER MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS 1.0
Spreadsheets, accounts receivable, insurance entry, patient demographic entry, and scheduling systems as they apply to the medical office. Recommended keyboarding speed of 30 WPM. Total of 9 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
 
MA 111A MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES I 4.0
Career opportunities; basic office procedures including patient reception, appointment scheduling, telephone techniques, interpersonal relations; computer data entry; initial processing of managed care patients; oral communication; medico-legal doctrines. Recommended minimum keyboarding speed of 30 words per minute. Total of 72 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
 
MA 111B MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES II 4.0
Prerequisite: MA 111A.
Patient processing. Medical records maintenance. Written and oral communication. Patient instruction. Processing mail. Banking. Financial procedures including professional fees, billing, andcollections. Meeting arrangements and travel itinerary. Marketing. Legal implications of medical practice. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
 
MA 113 HUMAN DISEASE 3.0
Prerequisite: MA 115.
Pathophysiology of body systems; integration of disease processes of organ systems with medical and nursing assessment and procedures; diagnostic tests; invasive procedures; medications; nutritionalintervention and expected outcomes. Use of drug reference books. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
MA 115 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 3.0
Physiological and anatomical terms referring to human tissues and organic systems; medical abbreviations; introduction to medical records and prescription writing; use of medical dictionaries. Recommended Pyso 100. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
MA 120 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1.0
Prerequisite: MA 122A.
Research or clinical project including experience in clinical practice settings, practical laboratory assignment, lecture attendance, literature review and community projects. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
 
MA 122A CLINICAL ASSISTING TECHNIQUES I 2.0
Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of MA 111A, MA 115 and Physo 100.
Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations; medical asepsis and infection control; vital signs and height/weight measurements; initial medical record documentation; maintenance of the clinical facility; specimen processing. Total of 27 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
 
MA 122B CLINICAL ASSISTING TECHNIQUES II 2.0
Prerequisite: MA 122A.
Patient history and interviewing, techniques of assisting the physician with patients, sterilization techniques, minor surgeries and sterile dressing change, staple and suture removal, theory of x-ray examination and treatment. Total of 27 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
 
MA 122C CLINICAL ASSISTING TECHNIQUES III 4.0
Prerequisite: MA 122B; enrollment in or completion of MA 124.
Administration of medication and pharmacology. Patient education. Techniques of assisting in a medical specialist's office. Electrocardiographic methods. Bandaging and first aid. Nutrition anddiet modification. Theory of physical therapy. Total of 54 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
 
MA 124 MEDICAL OFFICE LABORATORY PROCEDURES 3.0
Prerequisite: MA 122B, Pyso 100.
Corequisite: MA 122C.
Methods of specimen collection. Principles of assisting the physician with routine office laboratory tests. Techniques for blood tests and urinalysis. Microbiology pertaining to medical office procedures. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
 
MA 126 PHARMACOLOGY FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANTS 2.0
Prerequisite: MA 115 and enrollment in Medical Assisting Program.
Introduction to the principles of pharmacology and medication administration in the ambulatory setting. Reading, interpreting and documenting medication orders. Calculating dosages for nonparenteral and parenteral medications used in the ambulatory setting. Common medications used in each body system. Total of 27 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
 
MA 127 MEDICAL INSURANCE 3.0
Prerequisite: MA 110 and 115.
Types of health insurance and billing procedures. Procedure codings. International Classification of Diseases -- Clinical Modifications. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
MA 128 CLINICAL EXPERIENCE 4.0
Prerequisite: MA 122, 124, and 127.
Supervised clinical experience in a medical office or clinic. Analysis of medical assisting clinical experience. Applied psychology in the medical office or clinic. Total of 18 hours lecture and 162 hours laboratory.
 
MA 171A EXPLORING TOPICS IN MEDICAL ASSISTING 1.0
Exploratory course: Specific topic identified in Schedule of Classes.Lecture focusing on topics of current and general interest. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
MA 171B EXPLORING TOPICS IN MEDICAL ASSISTING 3.0
Exploratory course: Specific topic identified in Schedule of Classes.Course focusing on topics of current and general interest. Total of 54 hours lecture.
 
MA 171C EXPLORING TOPICS IN MEDICAL ASSISTING 1.0
Exploratory course: Specific topic identified in Schedule of Classes.Course focusing on topics of current and general interest. Total of 18 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.