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Syllabi

Medical Office Technology

POFM 1309:  MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES
Introduction to basic medical office skills including telephone techniques, filing and indexing, mail handling, appointment scheduling, travel arrangements, correspondence, and business transactions. Emphasis on human relations and customer service skills. This class is the capstone course for the Medical Office Receptionist certificate.

POFM 1313:  MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I
Instruction in the practical application of a medical vocabulary system. Topics include structure, recognition, analysis, defi¬nitions, spelling, pronunciation, and combination of medical terms from prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms. Systems covered include digestive, urinary, integumentary, male and female reproductive, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, and musculosk¬eletal.

POFM 1327:  MEDICAL INSURANCE
Survey of medical insurance including the life cycle of various claim forms, terminology, litigation, patient relations, and ethical issues. This is a capstone course for medical of¬fice specialist certificate.

POFM 2323:  MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY II
A continuation of Medical Terminology I including structure, recogni¬tion, analysis, definitions, spelling, pronunciation, and combination of medical terms from prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining terms. Emphasis on various medical specialty fields. Systems covered include digestive (advanced), blood and lymphatic, immune, sense organs, endocrine, cancer medicine, radiology, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, pharmacology, and psychiatry.

POFM 2380:  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION:  MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/SECRETARY
Career-related activi¬ties encountered in the studentís area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the super¬vision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.

POFM 2381:  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION:  MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/SECRETARY II
Career-related activi¬ties encountered in the studentís area of specializa¬tion offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.

POFM 2386:  INTERNSHIP:  MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/SECRETARY
A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

 

Professional Office Technology

POFT 1301:  BUSINESS ENGLISH
Introduction to a practical application of basic language usage skills with emphasis on fundamentals of writing and editing for business.

POFT 1329:  KEYBOARDING & DOCUMENT FORMATTING
Skill development in the operation of the keyboard by touch applying proper keyboarding techniques. Emphasis on development of acceptable speed and accuracy levels and formatting basic documents.

POFT 2380:  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION:  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/SECRETARIAL SCIENCE GENERAL
Career-related activi¬ties encountered in the studentís area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the super¬vision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.

POFT 2381:  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION:  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/SECRETARIAL SCIENCE GEN. II
Career-related activi¬ties encountered in the studentís area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the super¬vision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.

POFT 2386:  INTERNSHIP:  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

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