AHP 103 - Computers in the Medical Office
This course is designed to provide students with the skills needed to work in a medical office using current and relevant software applications to work with realistic medical office cases. Students will gain knowledgeable and practical skills by using current Electronic Health Records software to record patient information, schedule patient appointments, check and verify patient identity, enter and record procedures, and perform electronic prescribing and billing. Students will also learn computer concepts and become familiar with the latest hardware and software technologies. The course will cover how to safely use the internet, privacy and the use of social media, the use of office software products to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations while improving keyboard skills. In addition, students will strengthen the following skills: organization, teamwork, decision making, problem solving, and self-directed learning. These skills will be acquired by completing specific assignments related to the medical office environment and professional development.
At the completion of this course, students will be able to:
-Demonstrate proficiency in Healthcare Software.
-Identify different types of Electronic Health Records Software
-Utilize current Microsoft Office Suite software.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of or placement above ENG 060; and completion of AHP 100
Corequisite(s): AHP 102- Medical Office Procedures
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