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OFFC 1055 - Electronic Medical Records

Office Skills Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

With many physicians converting their practices over to electronic medical records, the Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) Management course enables the student to explore all aspects of EMR software using Wolf Medical Systems. The student will implement, use and become familiar with EMRs. Through lectures, exercises and hands-on practical experience, both from an administrative and clinical perspective, the student will navigate EMRs and manage the input and retrieval of electronic data. This course is a required component of the MOA program, however it may be taken on its own by former MOA graduates and other interested healthcare workers.

Prerequisite(s)

OFFC 1001, OFFC 1002, OFFC 1006, OFFC 1007, OFFC 1060; must also be computer literate, proficient in basic Microsoft Word, proficient in English and typing speed of 35 wpm or better.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$427.19 - $429.17 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 64230

Tue Apr 10 - Tue Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 103

Instructor

Patricia Scott

Course Outline

Cost

$427.19

Notes

  1. *** OFFC 1001, 1002, 1006, 1007, and 1060 must be completed before registering to OFFC 1055. *** Typing speed of 35 wpm or better is required for this class. ***Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. *** If this section is full, you can SUBSCRIBE to be notified if another section gets scheduled.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 43418

Tue Sep 11 - Tue Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 103

Instructor

Patricia Scott

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$429.17

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. ***DUE TO PROGRAM UPDATES IN PROGRESS, REGISTRATION FOR THIS SECTION AND ALL OTHER MOA PROGRAM COURSES WILL OPEN ON WEDESDAY, JUNE 13TH *** OFFC 1001, 1002, 1006, 1007, and 1060 must be completed before registering to OFFC 1055. *** Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. *** Typing speed of 35 wpm or better is required for this class. *** If this section is full, you can SUBSCRIBE to be notified if another section gets scheduled.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Use Wolf Medical Systems software efficiently and effectively
  • Describe the core functions of an electronic medical record system
  • Define Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and list its benefits
  • Organize and configure an EMR system
  • Configure an electronic appointment book
  • Manage EMR clinical documents accurately
  • Manage clinical tasks in Workdesk
  • Enter patient medical information in Workdesk
  • Manage incoming and outgoing Referrals
  • Generate accurate medical billing using Wolf Medical Systems
  • Manage EMR administrative documents accurately

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

Related Programs

OFFC 1055 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Medical Office Assistant
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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