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Medical Information Technology (MIT)

MIT 103  (3 credit hours)  
Medical Office Terminology  

Introduces students to medical terminology including familiar elements, body systems, operative procedures, pharmacology, and methods of researching medical information including, but not limited to, names and descriptions of diseases and drugs. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Course Also Offered in Modules, Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 104  (3 credit hours)  
Medical Insurance  

Introduces students to the basics of medical insurance including: insurance terminology, various coding systems, government programs, and general insurance procedures. Pre-requisite Or Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Co-requisite: MIT 103 or AHS 115 or CLA 131.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 106  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to Medical Transcription  

Provides experience in transcription of basic medical dictation: incorporating English usage, transcription skills, medical knowledge, and proofreading and editing skills while meeting progressively demanding accuracy and productivity standards. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Computer Literacy course and OST 110 and (ENG 101 or OST 108) and (AHS 115 or CLA 131 or MIT 103).
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 204  (3 credit hours)  
Medical Coding  

Develops medical coding skills using government mandated coding systems as applied. Includes other reimbursement methods and medical insurance concepts. Pre-requisite Or Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Co-requisite: MIT 104, BIO 135 or Equivalent.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 205  (3 credit hours)  
Advanced Medical Coding  

Applies advanced coding rules for various coding systems and applies the rules to code patient services for a variety of payment systems emphasizing payment fraud and/or abuse. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 204 or MBS 120.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 206  (3 credit hours)  
Medical Transcription  

Applies advanced concepts of medical transcription and provides advanced practice. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 106 or Consent of Instructor.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 208  (3 credit hours)  
Inpatient Coding  

Designed for students who have completed an entry-level coding course and are ready to move into more advanced hospital coding. Emphasizes inpatient coding using current government mandated coding systems. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 204.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 212  (1 credit hours)  
Medications  

Introduces the student to Pharmacology; the most commonly used drugs, their names, and classification; and drug reference books while stressing spelling. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (MIT 103 or AHS 115 or CLA 131) or Consent of Instructor.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 217  (3 credit hours)  
Medical Office Procedures  

Provides a working knowledge of the duties required in a medical office. Includes professional and career responsibilities, interpersonal communication, administrative responsibilities, and financial administration. Pre-requisite Or Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Co-requisite: OST 110 OR CIT 105 or OST 105 or consent of instructor.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 219  (3 credit hours)  
Coding Exam Preparation  

Designed to prepare medical coding students to take a certifying exam to become a professional outpatient coder. Includes outpatient coding cases and review of medical terminology, basic anatomy, basic pathophysiology, reimbursement issues, and advanced coding guidelines for government mandated coding systems. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (MIT 204 and MIT 205) or MBS 120.
Attributes: Course Also Offered in Modules, Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 224  (3 credit hours)  
Medical Practice Management  

Introduces students to medical practice management from roles of staff members in healthcare to skills and responsibilities of the manager in relation to compliance and regulatory agencies. It identifies the requirements of managing the revenue cycle, compliance regulations, human resources, health information, and the general business processes. Pre-requisite Or Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Co-requisite: MIT 230, MIT 217, MIT 104.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 227  (3 credit hours)  
Medical Office Software  

Provides a working knowledge of computer medical practice management software in a simulated medical office setting. Prepares medical practice and office professionals to efficiently use practice management software in managing the operational, patient and financial data in medical offices and hospital environment utilizing hands on computer applications. Covers medical practice software skills including appointment scheduling, patient registration, procedure posting, electronic payment posting, patient billing and collections, report generation and file maintenance. Enables students to process insurance claim forms and complete electronic billing cycle using current medical billing software. Focus on accuracy is emphasized. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 104 & MIT 217.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 228  (3 credit hours)  
Electronic Medical Records  

Provides a working knowledge of computerized medical records software used in a variety of healthcare facilities. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 217.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 230  (3 credit hours)  
Medical Information Management  

Identifies and applies rules and regulations of medical filing systems and procedures. Emphasizes management of both hard copy and magnetic media using alphabetic, numeric, chronologic, and color-coded filing systems. Concepts mastered for file retention and archiving. Discusses legal and ethical aspects of medical records. Pre-requisite Or Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Co-requisite: Computer Literacy Course.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 240  (3 credit hours)  
Medical Interpreter-Lecture  

Prepares students who are bilingual to develop awareness, knowledge, and skills necessary for effective language interpretation in health care settings. Emphasizes the roles and responsibilities of a health care interpreter; application of knowledge of common medical conditions, treatments, and procedures in communication through verbal and written methods; insight in language and cultural nuances for specific communities; development of skills to work with the patient and the healthcare team. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours)

Pre- or co-requisite: (ENG 101 AND MIT 103 AND (BIO 135 OR (BIO 137 AND BIO 139))) Or Instructor Consent.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 241  (1 credit hours)  
Medical Interpreter-Laboratory  

Provides practical supervised medical interpreting experience in a clinical or similar setting. Applies strategies and skills to facilitate the success of patient-healthcare provider interaction. Reviews and evaluates patient-healthcare provider interactions for clarity, efficacy, and adherence to a code of ethics reflecting national standards. Laboratory: 1 credit (30 contact hours).

Pre- or co-requisite: MIT 240 OR Instructor Consent.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LAB: Laboratory
MIT 250  (3 credit hours)  
Legal Issues in Medical Information Management  

Includes concepts and principles of law, legal principles, ethics, and issues that govern medical information management and patient health records & information, . Covers legal and ethical issues as related to legal documents, health data, legal concepts, security, privacy, and current trends in health legislation. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 295  (3 credit hours)  
Medical Information Technology Capstone  

Enhances the student's transition from class to work by providing unpaid learning activities related to the MIT field. Integrates work experience with academic instruction. Includes an internship, field experiences, and/or simulated work experiences in which the student applies previously or concurrently learned concepts to practical work situations within the MIT field. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours). Practicum: 2.0 credits (120 credit hours).

Pre-requisite: Consent of Program Coordinator.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture, PCM: Practicum
MIT 296  (1-3 credit hours)  
Medical Information Technology Internship  

Enhances transition from school to work by providing non-paid work experience which provides the opportunity to apply acquired occupational skills in a realistic setting. Requires approval of the MIT Program Coordinator. Pre-requisite: Consent of Program Coordinator. Practicum: 1.0 - 3.0 credits (45-135 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Consent of instructor. Consent of Program Coordinator.
Attributes: Technical
Components: PCM: Practicum
MIT 1031  (1 credit hours)  
Intro to Med Terms & Systems  

Introduces medical terminology including root words, prefixes and suffixes as well as general medical terms. Introduces medical terms related to the skeletal, muscular, blood, lymph, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 1032  (1 credit hours)  
Intermediate Body Systems  

Introduces medical terms related to the blood, lymph, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive and urinary systems as well as skin. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 1031.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 1033  (1 credit hours)  
Diagnostics and Pharmacology  

Introduces the nervous, endocrine, reproductive systems as well as eyes and ears Introduces medical terms related to pharmacology and diagnostic and imaging procedures. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 1032.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 1041  (1 credit hours)  
Intro to Medical Insurance  

Introduces the basics of medical insurance including: insurance terminology and government programs. Pre-requisite OR Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Co-requisite: MIT 103 or MIT 1033 or AHS 115 or CLA 131.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 1042  (1 credit hours)  
Medical Coding Overview  

Introduces various coding systems. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 1041.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 1043  (1 credit hours)  
Intro to Medical Forms  

Introduces general insurance procedures and forms. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 1042.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2041  (1 credit hours)  
Coding Systems  

Develops medical coding skills using government mandated coding systems. Includes review of health records, selection of codes, interaction with physicians, and more. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 104 or Consent of instructor.
Co-requisite: BIO 135 or Equivalent; MIT 104.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2042  (1 credit hours)  
Inpatient Coding  

Develops medical coding skills for inpatient coding systems. Includes reimbursement methodologies and advanced coding practices for inpatient coding. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours)

Pre-requisite: MIT 2041 or Consent of instructor.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2043  (1 credit hours)  
Outpatient Coding  

Develops medical coding skills for outpatient coding systems. Includes reimbursement methodologies and advanced coding practices for outpatient coding. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 2042 or Consent of instructor.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2191  (1 credit hours)  
Medical Support Information  

Designed to prepare medical coding students to take a certifying exam to become a professional outpatient (physician-based) coder as offered by AAPC or PHIA. Includes outpatient coding cases and review of medical terminology, basic anatomy, basic pathophysiology, reimbursement issues, and advanced coding guidelines for CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS coding systems. Lecture: 1 credit hour (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 204 and MIT 205 or MBS 120.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2192  (1 credit hours)  
Procedural and supply coding & Reimbursement issues  

Designed to prepare medical coding students to take a certifying exam to become a professional outpatient (physician-based) coder as offered by AAPC or PHIA. Includes outpatient coding cases and review of medical terminology, basic anatomy, basic pathophysiology, reimbursement issues, and advanced coding guidelines for CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS coding systems. Lecture: 1 credit hour (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 2191.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2193  (1 credit hours)  
Diagnostic coding  

Designed to prepare medical coding students to take a certifying exam to become a professional outpatient (physician-based) coder as offered by AAPC or PHIA. Includes outpatient coding cases and review of medical terminology, basic anatomy, basic pathophysiology, reimbursement issues, and advanced coding guidelines for CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS coding systems. Lecture: 1 credit hour (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 2192.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2241  (1 credit hours)  
Managing the Medical Office  

Emphasizes the healthcare setting, medical office communications, and human resource management. Pre-requisite OR Lecture: 1.0 credits (15 contact hours).

Co-requisite: MIT 230, MIT 217, MIT 104.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2242  (1 credit hours)  
Managing the Medical Record  

Focuses on the correct use, care, regulations and rules concerning medical records. Pre-requisite OR Lecture: 1.0 credits (15 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2243  (1 credit hours)  
Medical Office Revenue Cycle  

Emphasizes accounting and payroll as well as marketing of the medical office. Pre-requisite OR Lecture: 1.0 credits (15 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2281  (1 credit hours)  
Intro to E-Health Records  

Provides an introduction to electronic health records and gives students a working knowledge of industry-standard electronic medical records software program emphasizing ethical and regulatory issues and methods. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 227 or consent of instructor.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2282  (1 credit hours)  
Clinical Office Administration  

Provides a working knowledge of computerized medical records software to simulate tasks including to create/maintain patient records and maintain office scheduling. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: 2281 or consent of instructor.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2283  (1 credit hours)  
Clinical Tools and Procedures  

Provides a working knowledge of computerized medical records software to complete scenario based projects to use templates and create/analyze reports. Emphasizes test and diagnosis codes. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: 2282 or consent of instructor.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2301  (1 credit hours)  
Intro to Medical Info Mgmt  

Identify rules and regulations of medical filing systems and procedures. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Digital Literacy.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2302  (1 credit hours)  
Applied Medical Info Mgmt  

Apply rules and regulations of medical filing systems and procedures. Emphasizes management of both hard copy and magnetic media using alphabetic, numeric, chronologic, and color-coded filing systems. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 2301.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2303  (1 credit hours)  
Records Mgmt/Legal Issues  

Master file retention and archiving. Discusses legal and ethical aspects of medical records. Reinforces rules and regulations of medical filing systems and procedures. Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 2302.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2951  (1 credit hours)  
Office Skills Development  

Introduce a simulated office setting. Acquire knowledge, skills and abilities involved with managing work flow processes and procedures, the work environment. Apply decision making and working autonomously. Lecture: 1.0 credits (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Consent of Program Coordinator.
Components: LEC: Lecture
MIT 2952  (1.5 credit hours)  
Simulations/Work-based Learning  

Complete a diverse set of learning activities and assigned tasks utilizing medical office simulation software or participate in a work-based learning experience such as internship/apprenticeship. Analyze and evaluate documents for data entry, storage, and data retrieval. Practicum: 1.5 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 2951 or Consent of Program Coordinator.
Components: PCM: Practicum
MIT 2953  (0.5 credit hours)  
Program Pathway Assessment  

Demonstrate proficiency using medical office simulated software, office system procedures, and the utilization of workplace principles through end of program assessment. Practicum: 0.5 credits (30 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MIT 2952 or Consent of Program Coordinator.
Components: PCM: Practicum