Acquire the basic computer skills required for employment as an Allied Health professional. Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Windows, file management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access. Along with learning the basic components of the computer, students will learn to navigate the desktop; store and retrieve files; create, save and print a Word document; work with formulas and tables in an Excel spreadsheet; and create and modify an Access database. Purchase of textbook and USB flash drive required. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Effective communication is essential in the healthcare environment. This course emphasizes the principles common to written and oral communications from a business perspective. Topics include the art of communication, telephone procedures, mail processing, electronic communication, and the use of social media. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Gain the opportunity to launch your career as an entry-level medical office professional! During this "real world" experience, you will build professional relationships and demonstrate the technical skills you learned in the classroom. The externship consists of a supervised, individually scheduled, forty-hour clinical assignment in a healthcare facility. Prerequisite: Medical Office Processes. No textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Prepare for a career as an entry-level medical office professional by learning to use computer software to manage an office. Topics include communication, medical records management, patient accounts, claim submission, and general office procedures. You must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or GED. Prerequisites are Foundations of Healthcare, HIPAA Compliance, Healthcare Externship Preparation, Healthcare Professionalism, Healthcare Provider CPR, Introduction to Business Computing, Law & Medical Ethics, Medical Business Writing & Communication, and Medical Terminology. You may test out of HIPAA and Medical Terminology by making an appointment at the Test Center (443-412-2352) and requesting exams for HIPAA (HIPA) and/or Medical Terminology (MTER). Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course Fee: $345
Material Fee: $124
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Darlington Hall, Rm. 136
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Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015