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HPM 171 Administrative Medical Procedures
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Medical business practices, basic practice finances, managed care/insurance,healthcare law and ethics, and procedural and diagnostic coding. RDG100 and instructor consent.

Prerequisites: RDG100 and instructor consent.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. Incorporate critical thinking based on cognitive knowledge in performance of psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) domains in the performance of the following:
A. (Application Level) Demonstrate basic medical business practices including administrative functions. (CSLO#2)
B. (Application Level) Apply basic practice finances.
C. (Application Level) Demonstrate managed care/insurance procedures. (CSLO#3)
D. (Application Level) Apply procedural and diagnostic coding.
E. (Analysis Level) Analyze medical law and ethics related to medical assisting.* (CSLO#4)
(*All of the learning outcomes listed are based on the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Core Curriculum 2015 Plan for Medical Assistants.)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. The Standards are based on the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Core Curriculum 2015 Plan for Medical Assistants. See Attachment below for the Standards.

2. This course is competency-based education that emphasizes skills and evaluates mastery of those skills according to the actual learner's performances. Each competency listed in the attached document of MAERB Core Curriculum 2015 Plan for medical assistants must be completed with accuracy, according to the correct procedures, and within the timeframe allowed.

AAMA Web Site
http://www.aama-ntl.org/

CAAHEP Web Site Appendix B for Standards and Guidelines: Appendix B.
http://www.caahep.org/documents/file/Publications-And-Governing-Documents/MedicalAssistingStandards.pdf

For the CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines:: Medical Assistant Program Accreditation: Appendix B, please click on the attachment below and scroll to pgs. 18-25 for Medical Business Practices and Medical Law and Ethics.