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Medical Terminology

HITT 1005 - Medical Terminology (36 Hrs) Class in session.

This course introduces the student with medical terminology, word origin, structure and application, including abbreviations and symbols, surgical and diagnostic procedures and medical specialties.  The student will be able to identify, pronounce, and spell medical terms using various resource tools. Students will also be able to use medical terms in context, utilize prefixes, suffixes, root words, and plurals to construct medical terms, analyze medical terms, translate abbreviations and interpret symbols.  TEXT REQUIRED

Pathophysiology

HPRS 2001 - Pathophysiology (36 Hrs) Register Today! Class begins November 17th

Students will study the pathology and general health management of diseases and injuries across the life span. Topics include etiology, symptoms, and the physical and psychological reaction to diseases and injuries. TEXT REQUIRED

Medical Insurance & Billing

 
HITT 1013 - Medical Insurance & Billing (48 Hrs)
The course introduces the student to proper skills for billing purposes and insurance reimbursement.
Proper completion of CMS 1500 insurance billing forms, billing procedures, collection procedures and guidelines will be covered. Patient privacy regulations as related to HIPAA compliance will also be discussed. TEXT REQUIRED 
 

Medical Coding

 HITT 1041 - CPT & HCPCS (48 Hrs)

Using the application of basic coding rules, students will be able to identify different nomenclatures, coding rules,
classification systems and assign codes. TEXTS REQUIRED. Suggested Prerequisite: HITT 1005

POFM 2010 - ICD-10-CM (48 Hrs)

Students will learn the principles, guidelines, and process of the new ICD-10 CM coding basics. ICD-10 will go into effect in October 2015. TEXT REQUIRED

HITT 2045 - Certification Exam Review (24 Hrs)

Review of coding competencies and skills in preparation for a coding certification exam. TEXT REQUIRED

HITT 1091 - ICD-10 (24 Hrs)
This course is for those who know medical coding but need to learn the new ICD-10 CM coding guidelines and codes. All coders must know ICD-10 by October 2015. TEXT REQUIRED
  

For program information, please call:  (210) 486-3405

 

 

Course/CRN       Dates                 Day/Time         Payment Deadline
HITT 1005 10/06-11/12 MW/6-9 pm 9/29/14 
HPRS 2001 11/17-12/11 MW/6-9 pm 11/10/14
HITT 1041 1/14-3/18 MW/6-9 pm 1/07/15
POFM 2010 3/23-5/13 MW/6-9 pm 3/16/15
HITT 1013 5/18-7/08 MW/6-9 pm 5/11/15
HITT 2045 7/13-8/05 MW/6-9 pm 7/06/15

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information

Healthcare Contact:
Angel Orozco
 aorozco@alamo.edu 

Phone:
210-486-3405

Fax:
210-486-9169