Office Management Medical Concentration Degree
Graduates of the Office Medical Management degree possess the skills to work in an office setting within a small medical center office, larger hospital administra- tive offices, or behavioral health. Some possible areas of employment could include:
- Medical Billing
- Patient Navigation
- Patient Records
- Assistant Office Manager
The two-year Associate Degree enables the student to become a valuable asset to the medical office through intensive skill-based courses. Students learn the latest version of Microsoft Office Suite and gain experience in working with specialized medical office software in patient scheduling, patient record management, collecting co-pays, and providing administrative support to the provider.
The Office Assistant Certificate, Administrative Concentration, which can be earned in one year, is available for the student who wants to acquire basic office skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and accounting. The certificate program allows students to transfer credits into the degree program.
The college must ensure that clients, patients or medical information are not placed in jeopardy by students during learning experiences. Therefore, students in office or clinical experiences must demonstrate sufficient emotional stability to withstand the stresses, uncertain- ties and changing circumstances that characterize client/patient/medical information responsibilities or be removed from placement. Furthermore, the student is expected to have the emotional stability required to exercise sound judgment, accept direction and guidance from a supervisor or faculty member, and establish rapport and maintain sensitive interpersonal relationships with employers, clients/ patients and their families.
Students must also be aware that site placement might require criminal background checks, proof of insurances, general health statements from personal providers, as well as additional titers or vaccinations beyond what the college requires. Students must successfully complete a drug screening.
|OTM113W||Formatting in Word||3||0||3|
|HUMA240W||Critical Thinking Seminar||3||0||3|
|OTM120W||Office Systems and Procedures||3||0||3|
|First Year Total||30|
|COMP120W||Quantitative Decision Making||3||0||3|
|MED105W||Legal & Ethical Issues in Healthcare||3||0||3|
|OTM225W||E/M Coding and ICD-10||3||0||3|
|OTM226W||Coding with CPT||3||0||3|
|RRM201W||Introduction to Human Resources||3||0||3|
|Social Science Elective||3||0||3|
|Second Year Total||30|
|Total for A.S. Degree||60|