Medical Office Professional

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MEDOP 20 HEALTHCARE ESSENTIALS 3 Units Provides an introduction to the healthcare profession. Includes human body structures and functions, basic math computations, infection control protocols, and effective communication skills. Emphasizes the legal and ethical scope of practice for healthcare professionals. [ND]
MEDOP 20 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82916 MEDOP 20 76 06:00PM-07:15PM TTH 7210 Pontecorvo,Robert 18 17*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
85613 MEDOP 20 77 06:00PM-09:30PM MW 7216 Pontecorvo,Robert 8 9*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
MEDOP 41A MEDICAL INSURANCE I 2 Units Fee: $10. [Prerequisite: MEDOP 230 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces principles of medical records documentation, medical insurance practices, and plans. Provides practical experience in completion of universal claims forms and basic instruction in diagnostic and procedural coding. [D]
MEDOP 41A Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81072 MEDOP 41A 76 06:00PM-08:10PM MW 7208B Clinch-Nagy,Pamela 8 7*
    08:20PM-09:25PM MW 7208B      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
MEDOP 41B MEDICAL INSURANCE II 2 Units Fee: $10. [Prerequisite: MEDOP 41A or equivalent.] Prepares students for positions in physicians' offices, insurance billing departments, hospitals, and clinics. Emphasizes healthcare claims coding, processing, monitoring, and appeals as well as interpretation and processing of Explanation of Benefits (EOB). Focuses on the International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modifications (ICD-CM) and the Diagnostic Procedural Terminology (DPT) coding systems. [D]
MEDOP 41B Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81073 MEDOP 41B 76 06:00PM-07:05PM MW 7208B Clinch-Nagy,Pamela 8 10*
    07:05PM-10:15PM MW 7208B      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
MEDOP 229 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY---BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH) 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: SPAN 215 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces the study of English and Spanish medical terminology. Emphasizes word structure and usage in vocabulary that relates to body systems, medical processes and procedures, human disease, and pharmacology. [D; CSU]
MEDOP 229 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81060 MEDOP 229 76 05:30PM-08:35PM M 7203 Osuna,Luis 18 2*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
MEDOP 230 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 3 Units Fee: $1. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces students interested in allied health professions to basic medical terminology. Emphasizes word structure and usage, medical procedures, processes, and pharmacology related to body systems and human diseases. [D; CSU]
MEDOP 230 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81065 MEDOP 230 676 06:00PM-08:50PM T 7208B Clinch-Nagy,Pamela 18 0*
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
85612 MEDOP 230 677 06:00PM-09:20PM TTH 7216 Holiday,Cheryl 8 7*
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - EVENING
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
MEDOP 290 WORK EXPERIENCE IN MEDICAL ASSISTANT I 2 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Medical Assistant major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Medical Assistant major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in medical assistant occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to weekly class activities, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D]
MEDOP 290 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81067 MEDOP 290 76 TBA-TBA TBA Holiday,Cheryl 18 3*
    05:10PM-06:00PM W 7202 Alexander,Velma    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
MEDOP 291 WORK EXPERIENCE IN MEDICAL ASSISTANT II 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: MEDOP 290 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Medical Assistant major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Medical Assistant major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in medical assistant occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to weekly class activities, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D]
MEDOP 291 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81068 MEDOP 291 76 TBA-TBA TBA Holiday,Cheryl 18 24*
    05:10PM-06:00PM W 7202 Alexander,Velma    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
MEDOP 292 WORK EXPERIENCE IN MEDICAL ASSISTANT III 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: MEDOP 291 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Medical Assistant major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Medical Assistant major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in medical assistant occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to weekly class activities, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D]
MEDOP 292 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81069 MEDOP 292 76 TBA-TBA TBA Holiday,Cheryl 18 25*
    05:10PM-06:00PM W 7202 Alexander,Velma    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
MEDOP 293 WORK EXPERIENCE IN MEDICAL ASSISTANT IV 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: MEDOP 292 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Medical Assistant major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Medical Assistant major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in medical assistant occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to weekly class activities, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D]
MEDOP 293 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81070 MEDOP 293 76 TBA-TBA TBA Holiday,Cheryl 18 25*
    05:10PM-06:00PM W 7202 Alexander,Velma    
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 9 Total Sections: 11
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