Medical Office Professional

Higher Education Center at National City

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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
86502 MEDOP 20 70 09:00AM-12:05PM F 7201A Pontecorvo,Robert 19 17*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
86283 MEDOP 20 76 05:00PM-06:15PM TTH 7215 Pontecorvo,Robert 19 20*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
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
84975 MEDOP 21 76 05:00PM-08:30PM MW 7208B Clinch-Nagy,Pamela 8 4*
    08:40PM-09:45PM MW 7208B      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 3/15/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 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
84976 MEDOP 22 76 05:15PM-07:25PM MW 7208B Clinch-Nagy,Pamela 9 1*
    07:35PM-09:45PM MW 7208B      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING Begins: 3/24/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 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
84988 MEDOP 41A 70 09:00AM-10:50AM TTH 7208B Alexander,Velma 8 3*
    11:00AM-11:50AM TTH 7208B      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 3/15/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 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
84989 MEDOP 41B 70 09:00AM-10:05AM TTH 7208B Alexander,Velma 9 0*
    10:05AM-01:25PM TTH 7208B      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY Begins: 3/24/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
MEDOP 100 MEDICAL ASSISTANT: CLINICAL--- INTENSIVE TRAINING 12 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: BUS 70 or equivalent; MEDOP 40, MEDOP 229, or MEDOP 230, or equivalent. Corequisite: MEDOP 290. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Trains students to utilize their skills in the medical office field. Covers instruction in medical office procedures (front and back office), telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, maintaining and filing medical records, word processing, insurance and billing procedures, site audit regulations, vital signs, and CPR. (ROP option) [D; CSU] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: DESCRIPTION. Trains students to utilize their skills as medical assistants. Provides instruction in medical back office procedures, including vital signs, site audit regulations, clinical procedures, and examination techniques. Includes assisting the physician in minor surgical procedures, performing laboratory diagnostic tests, electrocardiograms, pulmonary function tests, and applying injections and immunizations. [D; CSU]]
MEDOP 100 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85809 MEDOP 100 70 09:00AM-11:05AM MTWTH 7203 Osuna,Luis 19 11*
    11:15AM-01:05PM MTWTH 7203      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
MEDOP 133 BODY BASICS FOR MEDICAL OFFICE PERSONNEL 3 Units Fee: $1. [Recommended Preparation: MEDOP 230 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes basic human body structure and function as required of medical office personnel. (This course does not meet the general education natural science requirement for the associate's degree or biology requirements for the biology and allied health programs.) [D; CSU]
MEDOP 133 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
84974 MEDOP 133 571 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Penner,Felicity 19 5*
ONLINE Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 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
84978 MEDOP 230 571 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Penner,Felicity 19 7*
ONLINE Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
84979 MEDOP 230 572 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Penner,Felicity 19 7*
ONLINE Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
84980 MEDOP 230 70 11:00AM-12:15PM MW 7208B Holiday,Cheryl 19 9*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
84981 MEDOP 230 76 06:15PM-09:30PM M 7216 Pontecorvo,Robert 19 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 Class meets every other week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
MEDOP 231 MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES 4 Units [Prerequisite: BUS 70 or equivalent; MEDOP 229 or 230 or equivalent.] Emphasizes competency in standard medical office procedures comprised of customer service and telephone techniques, scheduling patient appointments, insurance billing, filing, maintaining medical records, preparing basic medical correspondence and reports, and ethics for medical office professionals. [D; CSU]
MEDOP 231 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
84982 MEDOP 231 76 05:30PM-08:20PM TH 7208B Holiday,Cheryl 19 7*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING, DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
MEDOP 234 MEDICAL ASSISTANT---CLINICAL PROCEDURES 4 Units [Prerequisite: MEDOP 229 or 230 or equivalent; BUS 70 or equivalent.] Provides students with knowledge of basic clinical skills as used in medical back office practice. Prepares students to sit for the California Medical Assistant-Clinical certification examination. [D; CSU]
MEDOP 234 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85794 MEDOP 234 70 09:00AM-10:15AM MW 7216 Osuna,Luis 19 23*
    10:25AM-11:40AM MW 7216      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
MEDOP 236 PHARMACOLOGY FOR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS 3 Units [Prerequisite: MEDOP 38, MEDOP 40, MEDOP 229, or MEDOP 230, or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent; MATH 20 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent.] Provides students with essential knowledge and current practices employed in the preparation and administration of medication to adult and special groups (elderly and children). [D; CSU]
MEDOP 236 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85793 MEDOP 236 70 02:00PM-03:15PM TTH 7203 Osuna,Luis 19 9*
    03:25PM-03:45PM TTH 7204      
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 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
84984 MEDOP 290 676 TBA-TBA TBA Holiday,Cheryl 19 18*
    05:00PM-05:50PM W 7211 Alexander,Velma    
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - DAY, EVENING Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 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
84985 MEDOP 291 676 TBA-TBA TBA Holiday,Cheryl 19 11*
    05:00PM-05:50PM W 7211 Alexander,Velma    
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - DAY, EVENING Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 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
84986 MEDOP 292 676 TBA-TBA TBA Holiday,Cheryl 19 24*
    05:00PM-05:50PM W 7211 Alexander,Velma    
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - DAY, EVENING Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 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
84987 MEDOP 293 676 TBA-TBA TBA Holiday,Cheryl 19 25*
    05:00PM-05:50PM W 7211 Alexander,Velma    
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - DAY, EVENING Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Total Courses: 15 Total Sections: 19