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LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE | 08-09 CATALOG [REV. 11/08]

CAOT

Computer Applications/Office Technology

 

Chair: Dr. Thelma Day

(323) 953-4000 ext. 2549 • AD304

http://caot.lacitycollege.edu

 

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 PROGRAMS OFFERED

 

Associate of Arts:

Administrative Office Assistant

Computer Applications Specialist

Legal Office Assistant

Medical Office Assistant
 

Certificates:

Administrative Office Assistant

Clerical Office Assistant

Computer Applications Specialist

Legal Office Assistant

Medical Office Assistant

 

Basic Certificates of Completion:

Basic Administrative Office Assistant

Basic Computer Applications

Basic Legal Office

Basic Medical Administrative

Basic Medical Billing

Basic Medical Transcription

Basic Office Communications

Basic Web Page Design

Basic Word Processing

Web Page Design

 

This curriculum offers the student a wide variety of options, which may end with a certificate and/or an Associate of Arts degree. The Certificate program will prepare the student to work closely with management and various types of business, professional, educational, or industrial offices. The student may receive the Associate of Arts degree to ensure upward mobility in the chosen field of employment. Students interested in obtaining an Associate of Arts degree, Plan B, must complete 34 units in the major for the Administrative Office Assistant, Computer Applications Specialist, Legal Office Assistant, or Medical Office Assistant. Students must also complete 18 general education units and 6 elective units to complete graduation requirements for the Plan B. Please consult a counselor early in your program for appropriate general education courses.

The Specialty Certificates are designed for students who do not wish to receive an Associate of Arts degree. The Computer Applications And Office Technologies certificate program prepares the student for positions such as: Administrative Office Assistant, Computer Applications Specialist, Legal Office Assistant, Medical Office Assistant and, Word Processing Specialist.

 

 DEGREE PROGRAMS 


computer application/office technology

Associate of Arts Degree

Career Program

All students wishing to obtain an Associate of Arts degree must complete the core courses plus additional courses indicated below.

Core courses  (required for all Associate of Arts degrees)

 

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 1, 2, or 3 ................................................................................3

CAOT 31 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 32 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 84 .......................................................................................... 3

 

Total Core Units ............................................................................ 12

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE ASSISTANT    

Associate of Arts Degree

Career Program

 

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

12 units from Core Courses above PLUS

CAOT 3 ............................................................................................ 3

CAOT 43 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 79 or 112 ..............................................................................3

CAOT 85 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 88 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 97 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 98 .......................................................................................... 3

Subtotal............................................................................................ 21

Total Units (Core + Specialization) .............................................. 33

Suggested Electives: CAOT 9, 34, or 64

 

To complete general education requirements in this area of study, Plan B for the AA/AS Degree is required.

PLAN B: Please consult with a counselor about specific courses needed or see the college catalog "Graduation Requirements" section. Plan B is not designed for transfer to a four-year college.

3 Units             English Composition

3 Units            Communication/Analytical Thinking

3 Units             Natural Sciences

3 Units             Humanities

3 Units             Social/Behavioral Sciences (including American History & Governments)

3-4 Units          Health/Physical Education

3-5 Units          Math Competency

 

 

computer applications specialist  

Associate of Arts Degree

Career Program

 

COURSES                                                                              UNITS

12 units from Core Courses above PLUS

CAOT 79 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 82 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 85 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 88 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 97 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 98 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 112 ........................................................................................ 3

Subtotal .............................................................................................21

Total Units (Core + Specialization) .................................................33

Suggested Electives: CAOT 9, 34, or 64

 

To complete general education requirements in this area of study, Plan B for the AA/AS Degree is required.

PLAN B: Please consult with a counselor about specific courses needed or see the college catalog "Graduation Requirements" section. Plan B is not designed for transfer to a four-year college.

3 Units            English Composition

3 Units            Communication/Analytical Thinking

3 Units            Natural Sciences

3 Units            Humanities

3 Units            Social/Behavioral Sciences (including American History & Governments)

3-4 Units         Health/Physical Education

3-5 Units         Math Competency

 

 

legal office assistant    

Associate of Arts Degree

Career Program

 

COURSES                                    UNITS

Core Courses above PLUS the following courses:

CAOT 3 ...........................................................................................3

CAOT 23 ........................................................................................ 5

CAOT 43 or Law 14 ......................................................................3

CAOT 49 .........................................................................................3

CAOT 82 or CAOT 85 ..................................................................3

CAOT 93 .........................................................................................2

LAW 1 .............................................................................................. 3

Total Units ......................................................................................22

Total Units (Core + Specialization) ........................................... 34

Suggested Electives: CAOT 9, 34, or 64

 

To complete general education requirements in this area of study, Plan B for the AA/AS Degree is required.

PLAN B: Please consult with a counselor about specific courses needed or see the college catalog "Graduation Requirements" section. Plan B is not designed for transfer to a four-year college.

3 Units             English Composition

3 Units             Communication/Analytical Thinking

3 Units             Natural Sciences

3 Units             Humanities

3 Units             Social/Behavioral Sciences (including American History & Governments)

3-4 Units          Health/Physical Education

3-5 Units          Math Competency

 

MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT

Associate of Arts Degree

Career Program

COURSES                                                                               UNIT

12 units from Core Courses above PLUS the follo wing coures

CAOT 3 or 9 ..................................................................................... 3/1

CAOT 20 .......................................................................................... 5

CAOT 43 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 44 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 46 .......................................................................................... 3

Biology 25 ............................................................................................3

Subtotal ............................................................................................ 18-20

Total Units (Core + Specialization) ............................................... 30-32

Suggested Electives: CAOT 9, 34, or 64

 

To complete general education requirements in this area of study, Plan B for the AA/AS Degree is required.

PLAN B: Please consult with a counselor about specific courses needed or see the college catalog "Graduation Requirements" section. Plan B is not designed for transfer to a four-year college.

3 Units             English Composition

3 Units             Communication/Analytical Thinking

3 Units             Natural Sciences

3 Units             Humanities

3 Units             Social/Behavioral Sciences (including American History & Governments)

3-4 Units          Health/Physical Education

3-5 Units          Math Competency

 

 CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS 

 

The Computer Applications And Office Technologies Programs offers a variety of certificates to students interested in working closely with management and various types of businesses, professional, educational, or industrial offices. Specialty Certificates will prepare the student for positions such as: Administrative Office Assistant, Computer Applications Specialist, Legal Office Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, and Word Processing Specialist.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE ASSISTANT

Specialty Certificate    

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 3 ........................................................................................... 3

CAOT 43 ...........................................................................................3

CAOT 79 or 112 ..............................................................................3

CAOT 84 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 85 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 88 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 97 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 98 .......................................................................................... 3

Total Units...................................................................................... 24

 

 

CLERICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT

Certificate

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 2 ........................................................................................... 3

CAOT 7 ........................................................................................... 3

CAOT 31 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 32 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 33 .......................................................................................... 2

CAOT 47 .......................................................................................... 2

CAOT 82 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 105 ........................................................................................ 2

CAOT 106......................................................................................... 3

Total Units ..................................................................................... 24

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST 

Specialty Certificate

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 14........................................................................................... 2

CAOT 79 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 82 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 84 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 85 .......................................................................................... 3

COAT 86 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 88 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 97 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 98 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 112 ........................................................................................ 3

Total Units ..................................................................................... 29

 

LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT

Specialty Certificate                              

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 3............................................................................................ 3

CAOT 23 .........................................................................................5

CAOT 43 or Law 14 ......................................................................3

CAOT 49 .........................................................................................3

CAOT 82 or 85 ...............................................................................3

CAOT 84 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 93 .......................................................................................... 2

Law 1 ............................................................................................... 3

Total Units ..................................................................................... 25

 

MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT    

Specialty Certificate                         

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 3 ........................................................................................... 3

CAOT 20 .......................................................................................... 5

CAOT 43 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 44 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 46 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 84 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 97 .......................................................................................... 3

Biology 25 ...........................................................................................3

Total Units ..................................................................................... 26

 

 

BASIC ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE ASSISTANT    

Certificate of Completion                         

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 43 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 85 .......................................................................................... 3

 

Total Units ...................................................................................... 6

 

 

BASIC COMPUTER APPLICATIONS    

Certificate of Completion                         

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 97 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 98 .......................................................................................... 3

 

Total Units ...................................................................................... 6

 

 

BASIC LEGAL OFFICE    

Certificate of Completion                         

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 23 .......................................................................................... 5

CAOT 93 .......................................................................................... 2

 

Total Units ...................................................................................... 7

 

 

BASIC MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE    

Certificate of Completion                         

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 2 ........................................................................................... 3

CAOT 20 ..........................................................................................5

CAOT 44 ..........................................................................................3

 

Total Units ..................................................................................... 11

 

 

BASIC MEDICAL BILLING 

Certificate of Completion                         

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 33........................................................................................... 2

CAOT 44 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 126......................................................................................... 3

 

Total Units....................................................................................... 8

 

 

BASIC MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION 

Certificate of Completion                         

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 2 ........................................................................................... 3

CAOT 44 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 46 .......................................................................................... 3

 

Total Units ...................................................................................... 9

 

 

BASIC OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS

Certificate of Completion

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 32 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 31 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 34 .......................................................................................... 2

 

Total Units ...................................................................................... 8

 

 

BASIC WEB PAGE DESIGN

Certificate of Completion                         

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 84 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 112 ........................................................................................ 3

 

Total Units ...................................................................................... 6

 

 

WEB PAGE DESIGN

Certificate of Completion

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 112 ........................................................................................ 3

CSIT 151 .......................................................................................... 4

 

Total Units ...................................................................................... 7

 

 

BASIC WORD PROCESSING

Certificate of Completion                         

COURSES                                                                               UNITS

CAOT 3............................................................................................. 3

CAOT 84 .......................................................................................... 3

CAOT 79 .......................................................................................... 3

 

Total Units ...................................................................................... 9
 

 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 

 

NOTE: Not every class is offered each semester. Refer to the current class schedule for current class offerings.

PREREQUISITES: Specified prerequisites must be completed with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 1

Computer Keyboarding I

3 UNITS - (A)

Advisory: Eligibility for ESL Level 6B and 6C.

Notes: Students with ability to type 30 wpm accurately by touch should enroll in CAOT 2. Students who have completed a beginning typewriting/key-boarding course and have a skill below 20 wpm should enroll in CAOT 9.

Mastery of the keyboard (letters, numbers, and symbols) by touch.  Minimum speed at end of course of 30 wpm accurately; formatting of mailable letters, tables, reports, and memos using Microsoft Word.

       

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 2

Computer Keyboarding  II

3 UNITS - (CSU)

Prerequisite: Computer Keyboarding I or equivalent.

Students should enroll in CAOT 9 or CAOT 1 if they do not meet the requirements for CAOT 2.

Mastery of the keyboard (letters, numbers, and symbols) by touch.  Minimum speed at end of course of 40 wpm accurately; formatting of mailable advanced letters, tables, reports, memos, and desktop published documents using Microsoft Word.

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 3

Computer Keyboarding III

3 UNITS - (CSU)

Prerequisite: Completion of CAOT 2 and CAOT 84 or a training course in Microsoft Word. (Students who do not meet these prerequisites should enroll in either CAOT 2 or CAOT 9 and CAOT 84, Microsoft Word.)

Speed and accuracy development in business document production using the advanced feature of MS Word. Includes composing at the keyboard and timed production. Minimum speed at end of course of 50wpm.

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 7

Machine Transcription

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: CAOT 1 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.

Advisory:  English 21 or equivalent.

Develops proficiency in operating transcribing machines, listening skills, transcription of mailable letters, memoranda, and manuscripts from machine dictation techniques and English usage.         

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 9

Keyboarding Improvement

1 UNIT - (RPT 2) (A)

Prerequisite: Ability to type 20 wpm.

Improves keyboarding procedures through continued emphasis on correct keyboarding techniques. Uses a computer to develop speed and accuracy through timed writings and  corrective drills. May be taken concurrently with CAOT 1, 2 or 3. May be repeated twice. 

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 14

Microcomputer Office Applications: PowerPoint

2 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: CAOT 82.

This course uses application software to develop proficiency in the operation of Microsoft PowerPoint. It develops the skill to create, modify, and retrieve various presentations, the skill to integrate PowerPoint with other programs, and the skill to use visuals in the presentation.

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 20

Medical Office Procedures

5 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisites: CAOT 2 or 31 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.

Advisory:  CAOT 44.

This course develops proficiency in typing medical documents, case histories, history and physicals, medical reports.  Additionally, students learn about medical ethics and sensitivity training for the medical office, privacy laws, telephone etiquette, medical filing and handling of confidential documents, scheduling appointments in a variety of medical facilities and medical insurance.

 

CCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 23

Legal Procedures I

5 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: CAOT 1 and CAOT 31 with satisfactory grades or equivalent.

Preparation of court pleadings and legal documents; knowledge of general law office procedures and specific procedures involved in litigation, family law, corporate law, and other specialties; development of attitudes and behaviors appropriate for the legal field.      

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 31

Business English

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: English 28/31 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.

Required of all CAOT majors.

Knowledge of English grammar and punctuation rules; practice in writing sentences and paragraphs.

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 32

Business Communications

3 UNITS - (CSU)

Prerequisite: CAOT 1 and 31 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.

Credit is allowed for only one of the following courses: CAOT 32 or Supervision 12.

Applications of business communications, principles in writing a variety of business letters, interoffice memorandums, and a business report; improvement of general and business vocabularies.       

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 33

Records Management And Filing

2 UNITS - (A)

Proficiency in applying basic filing principles to a variety of records using alphabetic, geographic, numeric and subject methods. Creation, storage, disposition, and preservation of all types of documents. An understanding of concepts of automated storage and retrieval. Includes database management personal computers.  

 

CCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 34

Business Terminology

2 UNITS - (A)

Correct definition, spelling, pronunciation, and effective usage of the general and specialized vocabulary used in modern business communications.       

 

CCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 43

Office Procedures

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: CAOT 2 and CAOT 31 with satisfactory grades or better.

Comprehensive knowledge and application of office skills and procedures for the automated office; development of attitudes for success on the job.        

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 44

Medical Terminology

3 UNITS - (A)

This course develops an understanding of medical terminology through a study of word roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Emphasis is given to spelling, pronunciation, and definitions. Medical terminology for basic anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the body systems is also stressed.  Current medical innovations/issues are discussed.             

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 46

Machine Transcription for Medical Secretaries

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: CAOT 2 or CAOT 31 with satisfactory grades or equivalent.

Advisory: CAOT 44 or equivalent.

This course develops proficiency in operating transcribing machines to accurately transcribe medical documents, including medical letters, charts, notes, history and physicals, reports from cassette tapes. Emphasis is given to spelling, proofreading, correct terminology, and abbreviations. Students simultaneously review anatomy and major body systems.   

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 47

Applied Office Practice

2 UNITS - (RPT 3) (A)

Advisory: CAOT 1 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent and second semester standing.

Practical experience in working in an office on campus and lectures relating to office behavior, productivity, motivation, and interpersonal skills.  

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 49

Machine Transcription for Legal Office Assistants

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: CAOT 2 and 31 with satisfactory grades or equivalent.

This course develops proficiency in operating transcribing machines to transcribe legal correspondence and documents, including court documents, from cassette tape.  Emphasis is placed on spelling, proofreading, formatting, and the meaning of legal terms.        

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES  64

Office Administration Laboratory

1 UNIT - (RPT 3)(A)

Co-requisite: CAOT 1.

Laboratory class which provides opportunity for students enrolled in CAOT classes to have additional time on the computers to work with all of the software that is offered in the Department. Students must attend a minimum of 32 class hours per semester Credit/No Credit.

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES  79

Word Processing Applications

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: CAOT 84 and CAOT 31 with satisfactory grades or equivalent.

Further develops skill in preparing a variety of business documents on a personal computer. Covers formats for letters, memos, reports, tables, outlines, form documents, graphics, desktop publishing, and merged documents.         

 

Computer Applications - Office Technologies 82

Microcomputer Software Survey in the Office

3 UNITS – (CSU)

Prerequisite:  CAOT 1 and CAOT 98 with satisfactory grades or equivalent.

Introduces students to the use of the microcomputer and commercially available software used in business office. Course provides hands-on introduction to word processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics, desktop publishing and presentation design software.   

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES  84

Microcomputer Office Applications: Word Processing

3 UNITS - (RPT 2) (CSU)

Prerequisites: Eligibility for ESL Level 6 and the ability to type 30 wpm accurately by touch.

Use basic and advanced commands in Microsoft Word or other word processing software, to create, format, edit, save, and print documents including letters, tables, reports, and merge documents. Use desktop publishing features to create newsletters, brochures, fliers, and resumes.

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES  85

Microcomputer Office Applications: Spreadsheet

3 UNITS – (CSU)

Presents office spreadsheet applications using a PC and spreadsheet application software, such as Excel. Students are taught to create, edit, format, and print worksheets; construct graphs and build data bases that utilize the data table function.  

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 86

Microcomputer Office Applications: Database

3 UNITS - (CSU) (RPT 2)

Advisory: CAOT 1.

This course is designed to teach office database applications using a relational database program, such as MS Access. Records design, file creation and maintenance, data manipulation, report formats, and printing are covered. Office applications, such as records for personnel, inventory, and sales, are emphasized. Graphing and integration with a word processing program to produce automated mailings are included.

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES  88

Microcomputer Office Applications: Desktop Publishing

3 UNITS - (RPT 2) (A)

Provides information and hands on training using a personal computer, laser printers and various desktop publishing software  including Microsoft Publisher. Includes producing camera ready, near typeset quality reports, newsletters, business forms, and presentations.       

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES  93

Legal Document Production

2 UNITS – (A)

Prerequisite:  CAOT 1 and CAOT 84 with satisfactory grades or equivalent. 

This course is designed to link the academic knowledge of law and  skills of word processing  to result in the production of legal documents.  

 

CCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES  97

Introduction to the Internet

3 UNITS - (A)

This course is designed to prepare students to use the Worldwide Computer Network, Internet.  The course emphasizes the features of the Internet, including Electronic Mail, File Transfer Protocol, Internet Explorer, and other services and utilities.

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES  98

Microcomputer Office Applications: Introduction to Windows for CAOT

3 UNITS - (A)

This course is designed to prepare students to work in the Windows environment.  The course emphasis the features of Windows, including changing and creating icons, opening and closing Windows and other applications, responding to dialog boxes, and working with directories.         

 

CCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 105  

School-to-Work-Portfolio

2 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite: CAOT 31 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.

Advisory: Eligibility for ESL 6B and 6C or completion of CAOT 1.

Course includes preparation of a comprehensive professional portfolio that contains a résumé, cover letter, application for employment, reference letters, and personal achievement. The course will also include career planning, networking with business and industry, and job search using the Internet and other resources.       

 

CCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 106  

Computer Calculations for the Ten-Key Pad

3 UNITS - (A)

Prerequisite:  Math 105 or Business 38 with satisfactory grades or equivalent.

This course uses application software to develop proficiency in the operation of the computer’s ten-key pad by touch. It develops the skill to input and calculate numeric data for the preparation of various business documents including record keeping and accounting documents.

 

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 112 

Microcomputer Office Applications: Web Page Design

3 UNITS - (RPT 2) (CSU)

Advisory: CAOT 98 or equivalent. 

Use web page design software to create, design, manage, and publish dynamic interactive Web sites including navigation, link bars, hyperlinks, shared borders, forms, pictures, frames, templates, wizards, themes, banners, and some database, spreadsheet, and HTML.

 

 

CCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS - OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 126

Introduction to Medical Coding/Billing

3 UNITS - (A)s

Introduction to the medical codes used for diagnostic and procedural data in medical billing.  Students will learn to use the CPT-4 and ICD-9 reference books.  Medicare, MediCal, and private insurance forms will be used for real world applications.  Introduction to medical billing forms and procedures required by Medicare and private medical insurance companies will also be covered.

 

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