Medical Office Professional

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MEDOP 21 MEDICAL CODING I 3 Units Fee: $10. [Prerequisite: MEDOP 230 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: BUS 71 or equivalent.] Covers entry-level training in medical coding. Develops an understanding of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) Volumes I and II, and Health Care Finance Administration (HCFA) Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) as they are used in medical claims processing and records management. [D]
MEDOP 21 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81058 MEDOP 21 70 09:00AM-11:50AM TTH 7208B Alexander,Velma 8 2*
    12:00PM-12:50PM TTH 7208B      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
MEDOP 22 MEDICAL CODING II 2.5 Units Fee: $10. [Prerequisite: MEDOP 21 or equivalent.] Covers entry-level training in medical coding. Develops an understanding of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) Volumes I and II, and HCFA Common Procedural Coding System (HCPCS) as they are used in medical claims processing and records management. [D]
MEDOP 22 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81059 MEDOP 22 70 09:00AM-11:15AM TTH 7208B Alexander,Velma 8 5*
    11:30AM-01:45PM TTH 7208B      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
MEDOP 38 MEDICAL ASSISTANT: ADMINISTRATIVE INTENSIVE TRAINING 12 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: BUS 70 or equivalent. Corequisite: MEDOP 290. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides training for medical front office positions at the receptionist/secretarial level, including medical office procedures, written and oral communications, appointment scheduling, medical record maintenance, medical office site audit regulations, vital signs, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Emphasizes medical terminology as well as basic human body structures and functions. [D]
MEDOP 38 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81071 MEDOP 38 70 09:00AM-01:15PM MW 7208B Osuna,Luis 18 13*
    09:00AM-12:50PM TTH 7203      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Medical Assisting Program
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: 7 Total Sections: 7
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