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ALH 233 ADMINISTRATIVE II – ADVANCED MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course follows an introduction to office management and business administration of a medical office in Administrative I. The medical office finances are covered including: coding, diagnostic and procedural, billing of all types of insurance claims both manually and electronically, professional fees, payroll, and the management of practice finances. Advanced concepts […]

Jul 14, 2016|

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ALH 235 Medical Assistant Clinical I

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
Medical Clinical I covers the responsibilities of the medical assistant in working with the physician in the medical office/clinic. These responsibilities include obtaining patient medical history; measuring vital signs; preparing the examination room and the patient for the exam; and performing basic clinical procedures such as EKG, basic respiratory care, basic […]

Jul 13, 2016|

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ALH 236 Medical Assisting Clinical II

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
Clinical II is a continuation of Clinical I. Following the Clinical II experience students will be able to administer various forms of medication, demonstrate proper technique for venipuncture for purpose of obtaining blood specimens, provide equipment set up for intravenous medications and fluids, and demonstrate skills in assisting with minor surgical […]

Jul 12, 2016|

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ALH 238 MEDICAL ASSISTANT PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Medical Assistant practicum focuses first on the business/administration aspect within the clinical setting. It is intended to provide the student with experience in the work environment in the front office area. The second half of the practicum focuses on clinical aspects in the patient care area of the medical clinic. […]

Jul 11, 2016|

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ALH 240 INSURANCE CLAIMS PROCESSING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to provide students information necessary to accurately complete insurance claims for facilities and physicians. Students will demonstrate their ability to apply diagnostic and procedural codes to various forms of insurance. Emphasis will be placed on the ethical responsibilities of the Insurance Claims Specialist. Students will apply […]

Jul 10, 2016|

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ALH 250 MEDICAL LAW & BIOETHICS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is composed of two major components: bioethics and medical law and ethics. Bioethics is the study of the ethics of life (and death) and includes familiar topics such as abortion, cloning, stem cell research, allocation of scarce medical resources, and euthanasia. Topics in medical law and ethics, which are […]

Jul 09, 2016|

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ALH 260 ADVANCED EKG INTERPRETATION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to assist the student who has obtained competency in the basic techniques of EKG application and interpretation through other coursework or programs. Interpretation of dysrhythmias, EKG analyses and the effects of ischemia and myocardial infarction on the electrical conduction system of the heart are presented. A comprehensive […]

Jul 08, 2016|

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ALH 280 CODING SPECIALIST – PHYSICIAN-BASED (CCS-P) PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Coding Specialist – Physician-based (CCS-P) serves a key role in the medical office, clinic or hospital setting. CCS-Ps are coding practitioners who specialize in physician-based settings such as physician offices, group practices, multi-specialty clinics, or specialty centers. They review patient records and possess in-depth knowledge of the CPT coding system […]

Jul 07, 2016|

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ALH 281 MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Medical Administrative Specialist serves a key role in the medical office, clinic or hospital setting. This multi-skilled practitioner is competent in medical records management, insurance processing, coding and billing, management of practice finances, information processing, and fundamental office tasks. The practitioner maintains familiarity with clinical and technical concepts of coordinate […]

Jul 06, 2016|

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ALH 285 PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Phlebotomy Technician Practicum focuses first on laboratory skills within the clinical setting. It is intended to provide the student with experience in the work environment in the laboratory of a CLIA Waived medical office or a hospital based laboratory. The practicum requires 100 clinical hours, at a class seminar, for […]

Jul 05, 2016|

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