2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 13, 2024  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Information Technology - Medical Office Certificate


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PGM Code – 312C

Program Description The Medical Office Certificate is designed to prepare the graduate for positions as entry level medical office support professionals. The program includes courses in general office skills, grammar, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, medical records, and medical document processing and computer applications. Graduates may find employment in doctors’ offices, medical clinics, hospitals, and other health facilities.

Employment opportunities for MIT Certificate graduates may be found in outpatient related settings such as physician’s practices, medical clinics, surgical centers, hospitals, insurance companies, managed care organizations, long-term-care facilities, and home health agencies.

These settings provide a variety of administrative support positions including medical receptionist, patient registration clerk, medical records clerk, and patient accounts representative.

Recommended HIV/AIDS and CPR Certification.

Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Credit/Grade Requirements The certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 30 credits as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds CC. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college level courses.

Students Are Advised To

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning,
  • Communicate with an academic adviser, and
  • Submit an Evaluation Request - Transfer Credits Form (available in Enrollment Services) to activate the process of transferring credits to Edmonds CC.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted online by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

Advisers
The advisers for this program are
Kari Guedea | kari.guedea@edcc.edu | 425.640.1641
Kim Haines | kim.haines@edcc.edu | 425.640.1293
Kathie Richer | kricher@edcc.edu | 425.640.1242

Department website
Business Information Technology | www.edcc.edu/bstec

Gainful Employment
Gainful Employment Information is available for this program.

Advising Note This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds CC certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

Program Requirements (22-25 credits)


OUTCOMES:

  • Use appropriate technology and technical skills to manage information and solve problems.
  • Apply medical concepts and terminology to assigned tasks.
  • Describe and demonstrate concepts and skills applicable to legal, medical ethics, and confidentiality standards.

Program Electives (select from the following to complete 30 credits)


Signatures


 


Dean’s Signature and Date Adviser’s Signature and Date
Eff: summer 2014  |  Rev: 05/14  

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