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HEA-8021 – Human Anatomy and Physiology (4.8CEUs)
This course is designed for students that have limited backgrounds in biology, chemistry and anatomy and that are planning a career in the health care industry, including medical office workers. The text is written with features that help allied health students better visualize and understand the structure and function of the human body. The friendly writing style emphasizes the relevance of anatomy and physiology to students' lives and careers. It clarifies concepts, defines key terms, and offers just the right balance of anatomy, physiology, and clinical coverage to make the content complete without being overwhelming. New information on hot topics like DNA fingerprinting, contraception, stem cell research, and obesity is presented.
MED-8032 – Medical Billing (4.8 CEUs)
This course prepares students for entry level jobs in accounting skills necessary in a doctor's office or other medical facility. This course includes Front Office Management, Filing Part B HCFA 1500, Filing Part A HCFA 1450, All About Medicare, Medicare Billing Problems, Patient Record Keeping using Medisoft, Medicare as Secondary Payer, Medicare & Home Health, Medicare and Women's Health. Textbooks available in the BRCC bookstore.
MED-8033 – Medical Coding (4.8 CEUs)
This course introduces you to skills you will need in order to work in the health information management profession. A fundamental part of an insurance coding and medical billing specialist's job is to work with the insurance companies that will reimburse your health care facility for the services and treatments you provide your patients. Textbooks available in the BRCC bookstore.
NUR-8235 – Medical Terminology (4.8 CEUs)
This course is designed for students in the allied health curriculum who need to know the language of health care. Its purpose is to help you succeed in our chosen health care careers by familiarizing you with how medical words are formed and by providing systemic learning structure. Words are pronounced through your computer speaker. Textbooks available in the BRCC bookstore.
NUR-8236 – Medical Transcription (4.8 CEUs)
In this course, you will work with a text-workbook and the accompanying dictation recordings. Chapters 1 and 2 will introduced you to transcription, the work environment, dictation systems, speech recognition, and editing and proofing. The remainder of the course will introduce you to the anatomy and function of each body system. Textbooks available in the BRCC bookstore. Students should also plan to purchase a plug-and-play foot pedal and headphones for this class (not available at BRCC bookstore, but can be purchased online).
NUR-8247 – Electronic Health Records (4.8 CEUs)
The need for complete medical information immediately and when needed demanded the innovation of storing the patient's information electronically. Improvement of patient medical care was, and is, the catalyst for the electronic health record. Students will learn conceptual theory as well as hands-on application needed to work in today's medical office.
Other Relevant Information:
- Some computer experience is strongly recommended.
- All students must attend an orientation session prior to class that includes setup of a webmail account and a personal Moodle profile.
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For more information call: 828-694-1744.