POFM 1302
Medical Software Applications

Western Texas College

 

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Course description: Medical software applications for the management and operation of health care information systems.
    2. Any required prerequisites: None.
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Utilize medical software applications; manage patient database; process billing; maintain schedules; and generate reports. Measurement will be maintained with an assignment rubric for each portion of the application.
  3.  Major Course Requirements
    1. Proctored final exam.
    2. Information on Books and Other Course Materials:
      1. Burke, Pearson (2011). Medisoft Made Easy, 2nd Ed.  ISBN# 10:0-13-813139-2
  4. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates are available in the Catalog.
  5. Course Organization and Schedule: Weekly Course Schedule

Week 1

Moodle/Syllabus

Week 2

Chapter 1 - An Introduction to Medical Informatics

Week 3

Chapter 2 – A Brief Introduction to the Windows Environment

Week 4

Chapter 3 – An Overview : Using MediSoft in the Medical Office

Week 5

Chapter 4 – A Hands-On Introduction to MediSoft and the Appointment Book

Week 6

Chapter 5 – Entering Patient and Case Information – A Hands-On Approach

Week 7

Chapter 5 – Entering Patient and Case Information – A Hands-On Approach

Week 8

Chapter 6 – An Introduction to Transaction Entry and Claim Management

Week 9

Chapter 6 – An Introduction to Transaction Entry and Claim Management

Week 10

Chapter 7 – Electronic Media Claims

Week 11

Chapter 7 – Electronic Media Claims

Week 12

Chapter 8 – Printing Reports

Week 13

Chapter 9 – Designing Reports

Week 14

Chapter 10 – Setting Up a New Practice

Week 15

Chapter 11 – Utilities
Final Exam Review

Week 16

FINAL EXAM

Disclaimer:  Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.
**8 & 9 week courses: Entire course will be taught; all weeks will be doubled up.

  1. Grading Policy: Lab Assignments: 60%, Exams: 20%, Final Exam 20%

 

 

Last Modified: August 19, 2015