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AHEA 102 - Introduction to Medical Administration

5 CR

This course introduces students to basic medical office procedures, including patient scheduling, written and oral communication, telecommunications, medical records management, and daily financial practices.

Prerequisite(s): Placement by assessment into ENGL 101 , or completion of ENGL 92  or ENGL 93  with a C or better. Completion of AHE 100  and AHE 110  with a C or better or permission of the Program Chair.

Course Outcomes
  • Describe the role and function of medical administration in the office setting. 
  • Distinguish and use appropriate medical administrative procedures. 
  • Process basic financial and medical records for a medical office. 
  • Apply medical administrative procedures using traditional and informatics-based systems. 
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with patients and members of the healthcare team. 
  • Apply safety practices for the medical office.

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