|OT-024: Keyboarding, Credits = 3|
Introduction to the keyboard for beginning keyboard users or for students wishing to review the keyboard by touch.
OT-025: Keyboard Speed-Building, Credits = 1 - 5
Provides opportunity to increase keyboarding speed and accuracy. Course includes assessment and/or correction of technique plus the use of software programs designed to work on individual accuracy and speed weaknesses. Ability to key by touch required to enroll.
OT-115: Medical Transcription I, Credits = 5
Fundamental course in transcribing medical documents from sound files using word processing software and foot pedal. Instruction on developing listening skills by applying correct grammar, punctuation, and format to medical documents. Designed specifically for medical majors. Recommended: BUS 136 and OT 125.
OT-116: Medical Transcription II, Credits = 5
Advanced course in transcribing medical documents from sound files using word processing software and foot pedal. Students develop skills by learning and applying correct number format, capitalization, punctuation, and abbreviations in the medical documents. Prerequisite: OT 115. Recommended: BUS 136 and OT 125.
OT-117: Executive Transcription I, Credits = 5
Fundamental course in transcribing business documents from sound files using word processing software and foot pedal. Instruction on developing listening skills by applying correct grammar, punctuation, and format to medical documents. Designed specifically for medical majors. Recommended: BUS 136 and OT 125.
OT-122: Records Management, Credits = 5
Introduction to the rules and procedures common to the organization and maintenance of manual alphabetic, numeric, subject, and geographic filing systems. Filing equipment and business documents are used to provide intensive instruction in filing practices. Students are introduced to the basic operation and maintenance of a computer database.
OT-125: Introduction to Word Processing, Credits = 5
Introduction to word processing taught in conjunction with formatting theory for business documents. Continued development of keyboarding speed and accuracy is provided. Ability to key by touch required to enroll.
OT-126: Intermediate Word Processing, Credits = 5
Introduces and develops advanced formatting and word processing functions for the creation of business documents. Continued development of keyboarding speed and accuracy as well as proofreading and editing skills is provided. Prerequisite: OT 125.
OT-127: Word Processing Applications, Credits = 5
Uses word processing applications and office suite software to build and reinforce document processing skills and the integration of realistic business practices. Realistic workplace challenges integrating business vocabulary, critical thinking, strategies, and Web research skills are provided. Related learning and success tips for working effectively are included to improve workplace efficiency and professional development. Prerequisite: OT 126 or instructor permission.
OT-161: Practical Accounting, Credits = 5
Studies accounting principles and applies bookkeeping procedures that can be applied to a variety of business operations. Emphasis placed on the analysis, journalization and posting of transactions typical of a small office. Students also formulate and interpret financial statements; record adjusting, closing, and reversing entries; reconcile bank statements; manage petty cash; account for bad debt; and perform payroll calculations and entries.
OT-199: Special Topics, Credits = 1 - 6
Study and train to meet established local needs in the office technology industry, supplemental to courses currently offered. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
OT-200: Office Simulation, Credits = 5
Bridges the gap between the classroom and business environment by offering practices and procedures typically used in the real world of work. Study and practice of office procedures using current technological tools will be emphasized. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
OT-218: Desktop Calculator, Credits = 5
Develops job competency on desktop calculators using the ten-key touch method and special features of machine to solve common business problems with speed, accuracy, and efficiency.
OT-222: Records Management II, Credits = 5
Identifies the principles and practices of effective information management for both manual indexing and automated records systems. Emphasis on advanced features and capabilities of automated database information management systems and the need to understand record life cycle from creation to disposition within the structure of any given organization. This course also addresses the development of security control systems for information management. Prerequisite: OT 122.
OT-228: Legal Terminology, Credits = 5
Designed to give students a background in basic legal terminology. The student who successfully completes this course will understand the "language" of legal professions in a contextual application of the terminology.
OT-229: Legal Document Processing, Credits = 5
Covers word processing of legal document formatting including the use of legal templates to complete the production of legal documents. Provides a legal procedures background as well as use and understanding of legal terminology.
OT-231: Medical Office Procedures, Credits = 5
Explores the flow of information in a medical office. MediSoft, Office Hours, and MS Word software programs are utilized to process information and produce typical medical office documents, financial records, and insurance claims.
OT-232: Medical Insurance Procedures, Credits = 5
Understanding of the medical insurance programs in today's healthcare system. Students will apply knowledge learned to abstract information from medical records and complete universal claim forms that meet billing requirements of private, state and federal insurance programs. Communication with insurance companies, tracking reimbursements, and collection methods are covered. Recommended: OT 234.
OT-234: Medical Coding, Credits = 5
Fundamental course in assigning medical procedure (CPT), diagnosis (ICD-10-CM) and HCPCS codes for use in insurance billing and medical record keeping. Designed for medical coders, medical assistants, billing specialists and health information professionals. Prerequisite: OT 280. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.
OT-280: Medical Terminology, Credits = 5
Learn medical terminology for the medical field. Students study terminology of major body systems in addition to common suffixes, prefixes and word roots.
OT-281: Medical Terminology II, Credits = 5.0
A continuation of Medical Terminology I. The course will cover additional body systems and then focuses on specialty areas of practice.
OT-297: Special Projects, Credits = 1 - 5
Project-oriented experiences in the area or applications not covered in the standard office technology curriculum. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students' education and work experience.