AHLT C150 Body Structure and Function (3 cr.)
Introduction to the basic structures and functions of the human body; fundamental anatomic terminology; relationships of clinical laboratory to diagnosis.
AHLT M101 Introduction to Health Records (5 cr.)
(Formerly MRS I) Organization of the health care industry; systems and processes for collecting, maintaining and disseminating health-related information.
AHLT M102 Clinical Experience I (2-4 cr.)
Clinical assessment in systems and processes for collecting, maintaining, and disseminating health-related information; development of professional attitude for interacting with consumers and other professions in the health care industry.
AHLT M107 Computer Applications in Health Information Technology (2-3 cr.)
Overview of microcomputers; introduction to software and hardware commonly used in automated medical record service departments. Includes instruction in medical transcription and word processing, spreadsheet, master patient index, correspondence management, record location, deficiency entry, and statistical software. Emphasis on independent use of equipment.
AHLT M109 Medical Transcription/Word Processing (2 cr.)
Practice in transcription and word processing of medical reports and correspondence related to the medical record. Emphasis on understanding, speed, and skills in use of transcription, dictation, and word processing equipment.
AHLT M120 Health Statistics (2 cr.)
Study of the sources and uses of health data; computation of rates and percentages; vital records registration and reporting; and data reporting and display.
AHLT M190 Coding I (3 cr.)
The study of ICD-9-CM coding and classifications principles; and CPT coding principles as used in acute ambulatory and long-term care facilities.
AHLT M191 Coding II (3 cr.)
Advanced principles of the ICD-9-CM classification system; optimization; DRG's sequencing, reimbursement; application of CPT coding principles in acute and ambulatory settings.
AHLT M195 Medical Terminology (3 cr.)
The study of the language of medicine, including word construction, definitions, spelling, and abbreviations; emphasis on speaking, reading, and writing skills.
AHLT R200 Pathology (3 cr.)
A survey of the changes that occur in the diseased state to include general concepts of disease, causes of disease, clinical symptoms and treatment, and diseases that affect specific body systems.