100

MOA-140 Medical Terminology

This course provides an introduction to the basic structure of medical words, including prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms, and the formation of plurals. Emphasis is placed on the correct pronunciation, spelling, and definition of medical terms, allowing the student to build a professional vocabulary for working in the medical field. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

MOA-141 Introduction to Medical Office Assisting

This course is a study of the professional attitudes and behavior required of medical assistants. The fundamentals of meeting the special needs of patients are also studied. The fundamental principles of human relations and the importance of professional growth and communication skills are stressed. Additional emphasis is placed on development of medical science, health agencies, medical specialties, and common disease processes. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

MOA-145 Medical Office Assistant: Overview

This course is offered to candidates for the Certified Medical Assistant Examination administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants. Subjects to be covered in the course are medical terminology, human relations, medical law and ethics, anatomy and physiology, administrative procedures, and clinical procedures. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Corequisites

MOA-244