This course is designed to use technology as a productivity tool within a business environment through the use and integration of various software packages. You will use word processing software for formatting business correspondence, creating tables, multipage document, graphical elements, mail merging, and other features. Spreadsheet software will be used to create formulas, use built-in function for calculations, create charts/graphs, reference other worksheets/cells, and create absolute cell references as well as other formatting and editing features. Presentations software will be use to produce, edit, and create visually compelling presentations for business outcomes.
1. Word processing software -- Use the features of a word processing program to produce, edit, and enhance business documents.
2. Spreadsheet software -- Use and understand a spreadsheet software program to create, edit, and format spreadsheets and charts.
3. Presentations software -- Use the features of a presentations program to produce, edit, and make visually appealing presentations.
This course prepares the medical coding student for detailed procedural coding in integumentary, musculoskeletal, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems. Additionally, this course prepares the student to use ICD-10 diagnostic codes as principal, primary, secondary, and tertiary medical necessity justification. This course also prepares students to competently select accurate HCPCS codes for supplies, medications, transportation, etc.
1. Identify and locate clinical information in patient charts which pertain to reimbursable data in all outpatient settings, and closely approximate the proper
2. Evaluation and Management code for reimbursement.
3. Demonstrate competency in procedural and diagnostic coding for the following systems: Integumentary; Respiratory; and Cardiovascular.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of Insurance, Billing and Coding Regulations.
5. Demonstrate accurate Diagnostic Coding.
6. Demonstrate accurate HCPCS Coding.
7. Demonstrate knowledge of CPT Coding Conventions.
This course introduces terminology and gives an overview of the computer and information science. It focuses on the basic concepts of computer hardware and software systems, software applications, online inquiry, and evaluation of materials including ethical decisions. It also includes concepts reinforced in a laboratory environment. Through specific hands-on experience you will gather, evaluate, and solve real-world problems and form decisions based upon critical examination of today's technology.
This class is designed to teach you how to use a computer running a Windows Operating System. If you do not have access to a Windows computer or have problems doing assessments, please contact your Navigator to discuss your options.
1. Identify current and future trends in computing and recognize various computing devices and their uses.
2. Identify the parts of a computer and their features and functions and recognize the advantages and limitations of important peripheral devices.
3. Identify and describe the features of desktop and specialized computer operating systems and understand the importance of system utilities, backups, and file management.
4. Explain why the web is important in today's society and why fluency in the tools and language of the Internet is necessary to be an educated consumer, a better student, an informed citizen, and a valuable employee.
5. Understand what a computer network is, identify different types of networks, and recognize threats to security and privacy.
6. Demonstrate the proper use of basic word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software features.