AH140: Medical Office Procedures I - 4 Hours
Prerequisite: 1 of MAT001, MAT038, MAT101, MAT110, MAT130, MAT135, MAT138, MAT140, MAT145, MAT150, MAT158, MAT160, MAT161, MAT170
The student studies the administrative and clerical aspects of a medical office. The course includes the principles and applications of medical and financial records management, lawful practice, avoidance of negligence suits, ethical issues, and the role of the allied health professional in the front office. The student will develop skills and meet competencies in reception techniques, clerical duties, filing procedures, preparation of a medical record, written communication, and operations related to accounts receivable and payable.