Dec 11, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook

Administrative Professional Technology - Concentration: Medical Office


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Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

The Medical Office concentration prepares individuals for a variety of positions in today’s medical office environment, such as medical receptionists, medical record clerks, hospital ward clerks, medical insurance clerks, patient account representatives, medical transcriptionists, medical administrative assistants, and physician or hospital coders. The program provides the opportunity for skill development in the areas of software applications, office procedures, electronic health records, medical information management, communications, transcription, and coding.

After completing program requirements, students should be academically prepared to take the following:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) core level Word, Excel, and PowerPoint certification exams
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam*

*ICD-PCS and CPT Coding course completion required.

General Education Requirements


Note: All courses must be from the Approved Courses for General Education  courses for each category listed in the General Education section of this catalog.

Learning Support


Additional courses may be required to overcome deficiencies in English, mathematics, and reading.

Typical Program of Study


Fall


Total Credit Hours: 60


For Further Information


Tracy Eades
Department Head/Associate Professor
Administrative Professional Technology
Telephone: 423.354.2575
tmeades@NortheastState.edu

or

Larena Grieshaber
Assistant Professor
Administrative Professional Technology
Telephone: 423.354.2526
legrieshaber@NortheastState.edu

or

Sharon Riddle
Assistant Professor
Administrative Professional Technology
Telephone: 423.354.2480
striddle@NortheastState.edu

or

Danny Lawson
Dean, Business Technologies
Telephone: 423.323.0234
dllawson@NortheastState.edu

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