Dec 09, 2021
MEDAS 151 - Medical Office Reception Procedures
Completion of MEDAS 110 , MEDAS 114 , and MEDAS 131 with a grade of “B-” or better.
Oral, written, and telephone skills development appropriate to a medical receptionist setting. Emphasis on professional attitudes and job search readiness. General medical office procedures, including use of electronic medical records and appointment scheduling.
3 theory hours.
Guided Practice Hours
4 guided practice hours.
Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.
AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.
- Manage appointment schedule using established priorities
- Schedule a patient procedure
- Create a patient’s medical record
- Organize a patient’s medical record
- File patient medical records
- Utilize an EMR
- Input patient data utilizing a practice management system
- Identify different types of appointment scheduling methods
- Identify advantages and disadvantages of the following appointment systems
- Identify critical information required for scheduling patient procedures
- Define types of information contained in the patient’s medical record
- Identify methods of organizing the patient’s medical record based on:
- problem-oriented medical record (POMR)
- source-oriented medical record (SOMR)
- Identify equipment and supplies needed for medical records in order to:
- Describe filing indexing rules
- Differentiate between electronic medical records (EMR) and a practice management system
- Explain the purpose of routine maintenance of administrative and clinical equipment
- List steps involved in completing an inventory
- Explain the importance of data back-up
- Explain meaningful use as it applies to EMR
Acceptance into the Medical Assistant program required.
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