Allied Health: Medical Support
AHMS 144 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY AHMS 158 LEGAL AND REGULATORY ASPECTS OF HEALTHCARE AHMS 220 MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES
AHMS 144 MEDICAL TERMINLOGY
F 3 cr. LEC 3
-- Basic elements, rules of building and analyzing medical words, and medical terms associated with the body as a whole. In addition to medical terms, common abbreviations applicable to each body system will be interpreted.
AHMS 158 LEGAL AND
REGULATORY ASPECTS OF HEALTHCARE
S 3 cr.
-- Legal relationships of physicians and patients, contractual agreements, professional liability, malpractice, medical practice acts, informed consent, and bioethical issues. Emphasis is placed on legal terms, professional attitudes, and the principles and basic concepts of ethics and laws involved in providing medical services.
AHMS 220 MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES
S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- Electronic patient information system to include appointment scheduling, gathering patient data, posting charges/payments/adjustments, submitting claims, claims management, understanding the various third-party payers (Medicaid, Medicare, Blue Cross, Work Comp, etc.) medical coding (ICD10, CPT, RVS, DRG), manual bookkeeping procedures, and medical records management.