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Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 100 - 39687 - Intro. to Medical Assisting

MEDA 100 INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ASSISTING

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): ENGL 836 or 847 or ESL 400 OR eligibility for ENGL 100 on approved college English Placement Test and other measures as necessary AND READ 836 or ESL 400 with Credit or a grade of "C" or better OR eligibility for 400-level Reading courses on approved college Reading Placement Test and other measures as necessary.

Description: Duties and responsibilities of a medical assistant, medical administrative assistant, and billing specialist in a physician's office, clinic, hospital or other medical facility. Emphasizes desirable personality traits and human relationships as well as medical ethics, specialties in the medical field, and office maintenance. Transfer: CSU.

T Th 10:45am-12:00pm Depuit,M
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 110 - 39688 - Medical Terminology

MEDA 110 BASIC MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): ENGL 836 or 847or ESL 400 OR eligibility for ENGL 100 on approved college English Placement Test and other measures as necessary AND READ 836 or ESL 400 with Credit or a grade of "C" or better OR eligibility for 400-level Reading courses on approved college Reading Placement Test and other measures as necessary.

Description: Introduction to the development of a medical vocabulary that includes medical abbreviations and symbols through the study of the principles of word construction and word analysis, with emphasis on spelling and pronunciation. Transfer: CSU.

T Th 9:25am-10:40am Hartford,D
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 111 - 39883 - Basic Medical Terminology II

MEDA 111 BASIC MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY II

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): MEDA 110; ENGL 836 or 847 or ESL 400 OR eligibility for ENGL 100 on approved college English Placement Test and other measures as necessary AND READ 836 or ESL 400 with Credit or a grade of "C" or better OR eligibility for 400-level Reading courses on approved college Reading Placement Test and other measures as necessary.

Description: Continuation of MEDA 110. Intermediate development of medical vocabulary through the study of the principles of word construction and word analysis, with emphasis on spelling/pronunciation, diagnosis, disease process, pathology and their interrelationship with body systems. Transfer: CSU.

T Th 10:45am-12:00pm Hartford,D
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 115 - 39689 - Intro Electronic Health Record

MEDA 115 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): CBOT 415 or equivalent skill level; ENGL 836 or 847 or ESL 400 OR eligibility for ENGL 100 on approved college English Placement Test and other measures as necessary AND READ 836 or ESL 400 with Credit or a grade of "C" or better OR eligibility for 400-level Reading courses on approved college Reading Placement Test and other measures as necessary.

Description: Introduction to electronic health record and learning the skills required of medical scribes and editors. Electronic entering of medical letters, reports and forms. Transfer: CSU.

T Th 12:10pm-1:25pm Clinton,V
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 120 - 39695 - Clinical Procedures I

MEDA 120 CLINICAL PROCEDURES I

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): BIOL 130, MEDA 100, 111, and 140.

Description: Patient intake, examination room techniques and patient preparation, asepsis and sterilization procedures, laboratory procedures and specimen collection, vital signs, and electrocardiograms (Extra supplies may be required). Transfer: CSU.

Th 7:45am-10:35am Crehan,M
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 120 - 39695 - Clinical Procedures I

MEDA 120 CLINICAL PROCEDURES I

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): BIOL 130, MEDA 100, 111, and 140.

Description: Patient intake, examination room techniques and patient preparation, asepsis and sterilization procedures, laboratory procedures and specimen collection, vital signs, and electrocardiograms (Extra supplies may be required). Transfer: CSU.

T 7:45am-10:35am Crehan,M
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 121 - 39696 - Clinical Procedures II

MEDA 121 CLINICAL PROCEDURES II

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): MEDA 120 and 190.

Description: Dosage calculation, exposure control, disposal of biohazard waste, administering medications, injections, microbiology, venipuncture, and emergency medical procedures. (Extra supplies may be required).. Transfer: CSU.

Th 8:10am-11:00am Burstein,A
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 121 - 39696 - Clinical Procedures II

MEDA 121 CLINICAL PROCEDURES II

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): MEDA 120 and 190.

Description: Dosage calculation, exposure control, disposal of biohazard waste, administering medications, injections, microbiology, venipuncture, and emergency medical procedures. (Extra supplies may be required).. Transfer: CSU.

T 8:10am-11:00am Burstein,A
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 140 - 39690 - Implemt. Electr. Health Record

MEDA 140 IMPLEMENTATION OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): MEDA 110 and 115.

Description: Electronic scribing/editing of patient medical chart progress notes, history and physicals, letters, consultations, surgical and autopsy reports, and discharge summaries from different aural modes. Course includes analyzing, editing, proper documentation, and compliance requirements for medical scribes and medical editors. Transfer: CSU.

T Th 1:30pm-2:45pm Clinton,V
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 140 - 43747 - Implemt. Electr. Health Record

MEDA 140 IMPLEMENTATION OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): MEDA 110 and 115.

Description: Electronic scribing/editing of patient medical chart progress notes, history and physicals, letters, consultations, surgical and autopsy reports, and discharge summaries from different aural modes. Course includes analyzing, editing, proper documentation, and compliance requirements for medical scribes and medical editors. Transfer: CSU.

M W 8:10am-9:25am Al-Asad,M
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 140 - 43747 - Implemt. Electr. Health Record

MEDA 140 IMPLEMENTATION OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): MEDA 110 and 115.

Description: Electronic scribing/editing of patient medical chart progress notes, history and physicals, letters, consultations, surgical and autopsy reports, and discharge summaries from different aural modes. Course includes analyzing, editing, proper documentation, and compliance requirements for medical scribes and medical editors. Transfer: CSU.

M W TBA Ferree,T
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 150 - 39691 - Medical Office Procedures

MEDA 150 MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): completion of or concurrent enrollment in MEDA 100 and 111.

Description: Fundamental office procedures applied to the medical field. Decision-making, setting priorities, finding information, coping with interruptions, and producing under pressure in medical office simulations. Transfer: CSU.

T Th 12:10pm-1:25pm Clinton,V
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 150 - 43748 - Medical Office Procedures

MEDA 150 MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): completion of or concurrent enrollment in MEDA 100 and 111.

Description: Fundamental office procedures applied to the medical field. Decision-making, setting priorities, finding information, coping with interruptions, and producing under pressure in medical office simulations. Transfer: CSU.

M W 9:45am-11:00am Al-Asad,M
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 150 - 43748 - Medical Office Procedures

MEDA 150 MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): completion of or concurrent enrollment in MEDA 100 and 111.

Description: Fundamental office procedures applied to the medical field. Decision-making, setting priorities, finding information, coping with interruptions, and producing under pressure in medical office simulations. Transfer: CSU.

M W TBA Ferree,T
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 160 - 39694 - Medical Insurance Procedures

MEDA 160 MEDICAL INSURANCE PROCEDURES

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): CBOT 415 or equivalent.

Description: Covers Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Medicare, Medi-Cal, Worker's Compensation and other insurance programs. Coding resources used in claims preparation. Billing and bookkeeping methods using the computer. Transfer: CSU.

T Th 1:30pm-2:45pm Clinton,V
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 160 - 43749 - Medical Insurance Procedures

MEDA 160 MEDICAL INSURANCE PROCEDURES

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): CBOT 415 or equivalent.

Description: Covers Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Medicare, Medi-Cal, Worker's Compensation and other insurance programs. Coding resources used in claims preparation. Billing and bookkeeping methods using the computer. Transfer: CSU.

M W 11:10am-12:25pm Al-Asad,M
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 160 - 43749 - Medical Insurance Procedures

MEDA 160 MEDICAL INSURANCE PROCEDURES

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): CBOT 415 or equivalent.

Description: Covers Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Medicare, Medi-Cal, Worker's Compensation and other insurance programs. Coding resources used in claims preparation. Billing and bookkeeping methods using the computer. Transfer: CSU.

M W TBA Ferree,T
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 167 - 44651 - ICD-10-CM Beginning Coding

MEDA 167 ICD (International Classification of Diseases)-10-CM (Clinical Modification) BEGINNING CODING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: 16-18 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Development of nomenclature and classification of diseases. Basic coding principles of diseases and symptoms according to ICD-10-CM with emphasis on the coding of medical records. Use of indexes, sequencing of code numbers, and preparation of documents to increase competency. Transfer: CSU.

S 8:30am-12:35pm Clinton,V
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 168 - 44652 - ICD-10-CM Intermediate Coding

MEDA 168 ICD (International Classification of Diseases)-10-CM (Clinical Modification) INTERMEDIATE CODING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: 16-18 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in MEDA 167.

Description: Intermediate principles and philosophy of coding logic according to ICD-10-CM. Emphasizes the use of UHDDS, source documents, multiple coding, sequencing, Z codes, tables, neoplasms, and mental disorders. Transfer: CSU.

S 8:30am-12:35pm Clinton,V
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 169 - 44653 - ICD-10-CM Advanced Coding

MEDA 169 ICD (International Classification of Diseases)-10-CM (Clinical Modification) ADVANCED CODING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: 16-18 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in MEDA 168.

Description: Advanced principles and philosophy of coding logic according to ICD-10-CM. Emphasizes diseases by body systems, complications, injuries, and adverse effects of drugs. Transfer: CSU.

S 8:30am-12:35pm Clinton,V
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 190 - 43750 - Introduction To Pharmacology

MEDA 190 INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACOLOGY

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 811 or 818, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: Designed for medical assistants, medical scribers and other allied health professionals. Includes recognition and identification of commonly used drugs; classification of drugs according to action; modes of administration of drugs; and care and storage of drugs according to regulations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Transfer: CSU.

F 9:10am-12:00pm Jerrard,N
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 672 - 39741 - Cooperative Ed.: Internship

MEDA 672 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION: INTERNSHIP

Units (Grade Option) 1-3; Class Hours: 1-3 lab hours/semester (60 to 180 volunteer on the job hours/semester); Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 12 completed units in the occupational discipline.

Description: Earn college credit for learning or improving skills or knowledge on the job. Internship is "discipline specific" in that students' job and learning objectives relate to the work experience course. Students can earn up to 3 units per semester (for a total of 16). There are no classroom meetings after the initial orientation which is offered the first three weeks of each semester. Units are degree applicable and transferable and are awarded upon achievement of approved learning objectives. Each unit requires 60 hours per unit for unpaid work during the semester. The internship must be supervised by a job supervisor and an appropriate faculty member for the chosen occupational discipline. The unit limitation applies to Occupational Cooperative Education Work Experience (any combination of 670 and/or 672 courses) offered within the SMCCCD. Transfer: CSU.

Th TBA Nicholls,A
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 695 - 45483 - Independent Study

MEDA 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-3; Class Hours: By Arrangement; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer: CSU.

TBA Clinton,V
Day Class   CLASS OVER MEDA 801 - 39697 - Comp Med. Billing/Assisting EP

MEDA 801 COMPUTERIZED MEDICAL BILLING/MEDICAL ASSISTING EXAM PREPARATION

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: 48-54 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Preparation for Medisoft, or UB 04, or Medical Assisting certification testing offered by various organizations.

TBA Clinton,V

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