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2016-2017 Catalog


Code: F_CER_MED1

Campus: Boulder County Campus

Medical Assisting

This area is designed to prepare individuals to work in ambulatory health care facilities in both the administrative and clinical areas. Administrative skills are developed in the areas of medical office procedures, written communications, financial management, insurance billing, International Classification of Diseases - 9th (ICD-9) and 10th (ICD-10) Edition, and Physicians Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding. Clinical skills include assisting with physical examinations, diagnostic tests, and treatment procedures.

The Medical Assistant Program at Front Range Community College, Medical Office Technology department, working with all communities of interest, will provide quality outcomes based education and training in a secure environment conducive to learning in the cognitive (knowledge), affective (behavior), and psychomotor (skills) learning domains.

The Front Range Community College Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

25400 US Hwy 19 North, Suite 158

Clearwater, FL 33763

727-210-2350

www.caahep.org

Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
HPR 106Law and Ethics for Health Professions

2

HPR 137Human Diseases

4

MOT 110Medical Office Administration

4

MOT 120Medical Office Financial Management

3

MOT 130Insurance, Billing and Coding

3

MOT 136Introduction to Clinical Skills

2

MOT 138Medical Assisting Laboratory Skills

4

MOT 140Medical Assisting Clinical Skills

4

MOT 150Pharmacology for Medical Assistants

3

MOT 183Medical Assistant Internship

4

MOT 289Capstone

1

Medical Terminology Electives

Select 2 credits from the following options:

Course NumberTitleCredits
HPR 208Medical Record Terminology

2

or

HPR 178Medical Terminology

1

and

HPR 285Independent Case Study

1

Total Credit Hours:36

General Education Requirements

English
Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

or

ENG 122English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:3
Psychology
Course NumberTitleCredits
PSY 101General Psychology I

3

Total Credit Hours:3
Anatomy and Physiology
Course NumberTitleCredits
BIO 106Basic Anatomy and Physiology

4

or

BIO 201Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab

4

and

BIO 202Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab

4

Total Credit Hours:4
Required General Education Courses
Total Credit Hours:10

Total Credit Hours: 46

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