Medical Occupations-Clerical (MEOC)

MEOC 104 48 Hours Medical Terminology

Required course for Pharmacy Technician Certificate and Medical Assisting Certificate program, but also welcomes all students preparing for a variety of professional/paraprofessional careers in the medical field. Learn medical terms or strengthen prior knowledge. Offers basics of terminology, anatomy and diagnostics. (Apportionment)

MEOC 144 24 Hours Out - Patient Externship

This course is designed to give pharmacy technician students field work experience in an out-patient pharmacy. Students must complete the didactic portion of the program and the corresponding lab course prior to their field work experience. The program requires 120 hours of out-patient externship. (Externship)

MEOC 146 24 Hours In - Patient Externship

This course is designed to give pharmacy technician students field work experience in an in-patient pharmacy. Students must complete the didactic portion of the program and the corresponding lab course prior to their field work experience. The program requires 200 hours of in-patient externship. (Externship)

MEOC 205 36 Hours Introduction to Electronic Health Records(EHR)

Prerequisite(s): MEOC 210 Computers for Health Care Workers, Introduction and COMP 685 Computer Keyboarding - Beginning or Keyboard competency of 30 wpm.

This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts of working with Electronic Health Records (EHRs). Students will learn and exercise the practical use of EHR in administrative roles within the allied health field. Topics covered include: the history of EHR, EHR standards, patient charts, and EHR regulations. (Apportionment)

MEOC 210 48 Hours Introduction of Computers for Health Care Workers

Prerequisite(s): COMP 685 Computer Keyboarding - Beginning or Typing 30 words per minute.

This course is an introduction to computers for individuals entering the health care field. This course provides a general introduction to computer literacy and information technology for health care students. The course provides a comprehensive survery of the interconnections of information technology and health care. Textbook Required. (Apportionment)

MEOC 225 96 Hours Medical Coding - Introduction

Prerequisite(s): MEOC 104 Medical Terminology.

This course covers the practical application of CPT-4 coding as well as both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM coding for correct reimbursement in the physician's office setting. Course instruction will also cover applying the student's knowledge of anatomical body systems and disease processes. The following anatomical and physiology concepts will be covered in this course: (a) integumetary system, (b) musculoskeletal system (c) respiratory system (d) cardiovascular system (e) hemic and lymphatic systems. Textbook Required. (Apportionment)

MEOC 227 96 Hours Medical Coding - Intermediate

Prerequisite(s): MEOC 225 Medical Coding - Introduction.

This course covers the practical application of CPT-4 coding as well as both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM coding for correct reimbursement in the physician office setting. Course instruction will also cover applying the student's knowledge of anatomical body systems and disease processes. The following anatomical body systems and disease processes concepts will be covered in this course: (a) urinary and male genital systems, (b) female genital and system, (c) general surgical, (d) medicine (e) radiology, and (f) pathology. Textbook Required. (Apportionment)