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Course Descriptions - Certificate of Program Completion (Catalog Year: 2019)
EHIT 1001 Introduction to Health Information Technology15 Hours
Introduction to Health Information Technology will present the program orientation and students will explore various program emphases. This course will prepare students to pass the HIPAA certification. The course will also cover emergency procedures and infection control in the healthcare office and introduce various job opportunities available in Health Information Technology.
BTEC 1030 Operating Systems and Email Applications30 Hours
In this course students will learn essential skills needed to successfully use a computer in school and at work. They will learn how to maneuver within the Windows environment through hands-on activities; including, launching programs, working with windows and the taskbar to enable multitasking, customizing the desktop, and managing files. Students will learn to use both a USB drive and the cloud for file storage. Finally, students will learn how to use the Internet to efficiently search for information on the Web and send and receive email.
BTEC 1031 Word Processing Fundamentals30 Hours
In this course, students will create, format, and save documents. They will also be introduced to the Help feature, the spelling and grammar checker, the format painter, styles, and how to copy and move text in order to produce and enhance business documents.
BTEC 1023 Business Calculations60 Hours
This course prepares students to perform basic business math calculations using the touch method on the 10-key calculator and a spreadsheet application.  These calculations include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, fractions, and combining operations.  Attention will be given to speed and accuracy on the 10-key and basic spreadsheet formulas.
BTEC 1510 Business English90 Hours
Business English emphasizes essentials of business English. Throughout this course, you will study writing, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and proofreading.
WKSK 1400 Workplace Relations60 Hours
Workplace Relations is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.
BTEC 1033 Database Fundamentals30 Hours
In this course, students will be introduced to the design and creation of a simple electronic database and how to input and extract data.
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours
Students in this course will learn to prepare and successfully apply to potential career opportunities. Students will be presented with essential job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment.
EHIT 1120 Medical Terminology90 Hours
This course provides the student with the necessary skills to interpret and define medical terminology, in order to be successful in the pursuit of health occupation careers. This is accomplished by utilizing a method of study that not only instructs the students in building medical terms but also gives the student immediate application in utilizing the medical term.
EHIT 1130 Medical Law and Ethics60 Hours
This course provides the student exposure to the legal and ethical issues that affect the healthcare setting, including guidelines, requirements, risk management, and application of HIPPA regulations.
EHIT 1250 Therapeutic Communications for Health Professionals30 Hours
This course will provide the student with the basic principles of psychology required in a healthcare environment including the identification of developmental stages of the life cycle, hereditary, cultural and environmental influences on behavior and mental health issues.
EHIT 1200 Medical Office Administrative Procedures I90 Hours
This course is designed to teach students the basic skills required to perform clerical functions efficiently in a medical office setting.
EHIT 1210 Medical Office Administrative Procedures II30 Hours
In this course, the student will be introduced to administrative procedures including: chart management, basic pharmacology, and emergency procedures in the medical office.
EHIT 1140 Body Structures and Functions120 Hours
Students in this course will be introduced to the basic structure and function of the human body. They will develop a basic understanding of organs and organ systems and be introduced to the pathophysiological changes that can disrupt normal homeostasis. The course will guide the student along a journey of understanding on how the human body operates on a daily basis and how anatomy applies to the medical record. This course gives the student an overview of microbiology, infection control and universal precautions. This course would be valuable for anyone preparing for a career in any non-clinical medical profession.
EHIT 1230 Practical Healthcare Billing60 Hours
Practical Healthcare Billing introduces healthcare billing practices. During this course, you will study billing procedures and functions which support the beginning biller and enhance the learning process. You will also accurately perform the job as a biller in a healthcare setting.
EHIT 1400 Electronic Health Records60 Hours
This course is organized to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of the history, theory, and functional benefits of Electronic Health Records (EHR).
EHIT 1416 Comparative Health Information Management90 Hours
This course will prepare students for their role in the Health Informatics industry. Following ONC Guidelines, students will gain an understanding of the different health care delivery systems and the technology that is driving the profession as well as the health information management profession and health management organization. There is strong focus on Meaningful Use, HITECH, ARRA, HIE rules, regulations and legislation. Concentration will be focused on how to use technology to acquire and process health care data and records.
EHIT 1125 Medical Terminology and Anatomy for Coding120 Hours
Medical Terminology & Anatomy for Coding explores the preparation needed for a coding or health information management career with a focused delivery of content that allows recognition, recall, and application of knowledge. During this course, you will explore key Medical coding guidelines and will tie medical terminology and anatomy terms to current medical codes. You will demonstrate the ability to master the intricacies of coding and billing. You will also study the language of the medical professional and how specific vocabulary relates to both ICD-10 and CPT Coding.
EHIT 1221 Medical Insurance Billing and Coding120 Hours
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding explores the basic skills necessary to process insurance claims. While in this course, you will identify how to apply managed care and third party policies and procedures. You will also study how to obtain referrals and pre-certifications as well as perform procedural and diagnostic coding.
EHIT 1230 Practical Healthcare Billing60 Hours
Practical Healthcare Billing introduces healthcare billing practices. During this course, you will study billing procedures and functions which support the beginning biller and enhance the learning process. You will also accurately perform the job as a biller in a healthcare setting.
EHIT 1400 Electronic Health Records60 Hours
This course is organized to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of the history, theory, and functional benefits of Electronic Health Records (EHR).
EHIT 1502 Diagnostic Coding I90 Hours
This course is designed to provide experience in locating and documenting the patient’s diagnosis. For a health care provider to be reimbursed for services provided, a properly coded claim must be submitted that links ICD-10-CM codes with the CPT Codes. Successful billing and coding specialist need to know the procedure for appropriately assigning and reporting codes and be familiar with reimbursement policies.
EHIT 1521 Evaluation and Management (E/M) Coding Fundamentals60 Hours
Evaluation and Management (E&M) Coding Fundamentals presents materials to the student to think about coding E&M codes in a critical manner. The materials start with broad coding concepts and end with details for coding specific case scenarios. You will practice evaluating doctor’s notes and correctly coding procedural services performed. Real world scenarios will be used to reinforce the coding principles taught in the textbook
EHIT 1511 Procedural Coding120 Hours
Procedural Coding provides experience locating and documenting the patient diagnosis. The necessities for a health care provider to be reimbursed for services provided will be explained, and you will practice properly coding a claim to link the ICD-10-CM codes with the CPT Codes. You will study procedures for appropriately assigning and reporting codes, as well as reimbursement policies.
EHIT 1612 Advanced Coding Simulations and Certification Test Review - CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS60 Hours
This course offers additional hands-on coding scenarios that simulate actual coding in a medical office and prepare you to take the AAPC National Coding Test.
DENA 1010 Dental Terminology30 Hours
This course introduces the student to dental terminology that will be used throughout the program and will help students learn the correct pronunciation and proper application of each term as it relates to specific dental procedures. It will also provide the student with the skills necessary to interpret and understand dental terminology, in order to be successful in the dental setting.
EHIT 1020 Dental Law and Ethics30 Hours
This course provides the student exposure to the legal and ethical issues that impact the dental office. Students will be required to understand and demonstrate proper ethics etiquette and protocol within a dental setting. They will understand HIPAA regulations and take a test to receive their HIPAA certificate. In addition, students will learn about the Dental Practice Act and be able to navigate the Department of Public Licensing (DOPL) website.
EHIT 1250 Therapeutic Communications for Health Professionals30 Hours
This course will provide the student with the basic principles of psychology required in a healthcare environment including the identification of developmental stages of the life cycle, hereditary, cultural and environmental influences on behavior and mental health issues.
DENA 1100 Anatomy and Physiology for Dental Assistants30 Hours
Students in this course are provided an overview of human anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on the head and neck. Students will learn and be familiar with the terminology of body systems as they relate to the head and neck. Students will be able to identify and label specific anatomy of the head and neck.
DENA 1040 Dental Assisting Clinical Procedures I30 Hours
This course discusses dental assisting as a profession and the individuals filling the many roles in a dental practice, along with exploring the many specialties found within dentistry. The student will study the prenatal development and composition and structure of the oral cavity as well as terms associated with the teeth.
DENA 1065 Dental Assisting Clinical Lab II60 Hours
Students in this course will learn basic disease concepts and infection control measures as per OSHA regulations. This course describes microbiology and pathology related to disease transmission. Students will learn the importance and application of MSDS sheets in the classroom and dental office. Students will be required to demonstrate safety competency through written testing of safety rules for the dental treatment and sterilization areas. Students will learn exposure control and aseptic procedures.
DENA 1110 Overview of Dental Assisting60 Hours
Students in this course are provided with an introduction to dental administration and assisting in the professional dentistry field, as well as the different professional dental industry specialties.
EHIT 2070 Dental Office Management60 Hours
Students in this course are introduced to the basic skills needed to perform administrative functions efficiently in a dental setting. Students are also introduced to the basic skills necessary to perform patient management, appointment and recall management, inventory control, and written communications.
EHIT 2082 Dental Insurance and Medical Cross Coding60 Hours
Dental Insurance and Medical Cross Coding helps students develop the basic skills necessary to perform proper insurance coding and billing procedures, including manual and electronic procedures. In this course, students will be introduced to medical-dental cross coding procedures, as well as ICD-10-CM, CPT, CDT, HCPCS and SNO-DDS Coding Systems.
EHIT 1800 Dental Records90 Hours
Students in this course are introduced to managing dental records through manual and electronic procedures. Students are also introduced to bookkeeping and financial functions, technology used in the dental office, electronic communications, telecommunications, and electronic dental records management and storage.
EHIT 1711 Dental Information Management60 Hours
This course will prepare students for their role in Dental Office Management. Students will gain an understanding of managing the dental practice. Students will learn infection control and emergency management, marketing practices, dental office technology, electronic, oral and written communications, as well as electronic dental records management and storage. Concentration will be focused on how to use technology to acquire and process health care data and records.
DENA 2060 Dental Radiology90 Hours
This course meets the Utah State Dental Board requirement for non-licensed personnel x-ray certification and discusses methods to protect the patient and operator from the harmful effects of exposure to radiation. Students will learn the correct methods to expose, process, mount and store patient radiographs.
EHIT 1720 Dental Office Site Observation60 Hours
The Dental Office Observation experience helps students transition into a professional role by allowing students to demonstrate their administrative and clinical procedure knowledge, skills, and professional attributes while working in a professional dental office. This culminating experience takes place under the supervision of a dentist and includes skills practice and evaluations. The Davis Tech Dental Office Instructor will visit the dental office to evaluate your progress and performance. All program course work must be completed prior to enrolling in this course.
DENA 1010 Dental Terminology30 Hours
This course introduces the student to dental terminology that will be used throughout the program and will help students learn the correct pronunciation and proper application of each term as it relates to specific dental procedures. It will also provide the student with the skills necessary to interpret and understand dental terminology, in order to be successful in the dental setting.
DENA 1100 Anatomy and Physiology for Dental Assistants30 Hours
Students in this course are provided an overview of human anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on the head and neck. Students will learn and be familiar with the terminology of body systems as they relate to the head and neck. Students will be able to identify and label specific anatomy of the head and neck.
DENA 1110 Overview of Dental Assisting60 Hours
Students in this course are provided with an introduction to dental administration and assisting in the professional dentistry field, as well as the different professional dental industry specialties.
DENA 2060 Dental Radiology90 Hours
This course meets the Utah State Dental Board requirement for non-licensed personnel x-ray certification and discusses methods to protect the patient and operator from the harmful effects of exposure to radiation. Students will learn the correct methods to expose, process, mount and store patient radiographs.
EHIT 2010 Dental Office Administration for Coders60 Hours
Dental Office Administration for Coders exposes introduces the legal and ethical issues that impact the dental office. You will be required to understand and demonstrate proper ethics etiquette and protocol within a dental setting. You will study HIPAA regulations and take a test to receive your HIPAA certificate. During this course, you will practice managing dental records through manual and electronic procedures, including Dentrix. You will also study bookkeeping and financial functions, technology used in the dental office, electronic communications, and electronic dental records management and storage. This course will help you develop the skills needed to perform administrative functions efficiently in a dental setting.
EHIT 1125 Medical Terminology and Anatomy for Coding120 Hours
Medical Terminology & Anatomy for Coding explores the preparation needed for a coding or health information management career with a focused delivery of content that allows recognition, recall, and application of knowledge. During this course, you will explore key Medical coding guidelines and will tie medical terminology and anatomy terms to current medical codes. You will demonstrate the ability to master the intricacies of coding and billing. You will also study the language of the medical professional and how specific vocabulary relates to both ICD-10 and CPT Coding.
EHIT 1221 Medical Insurance Billing and Coding120 Hours
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding explores the basic skills necessary to process insurance claims. While in this course, you will identify how to apply managed care and third party policies and procedures. You will also study how to obtain referrals and pre-certifications as well as perform procedural and diagnostic coding.
EHIT 2020 Diagnostic and Procedural Coding for Dental Practices90 Hours
Diagnostic and Procedural Coding for Dental Practices emphasizes medical reimbursement and coding processes used in dental practices. For a health care provider to be reimbursed for services provided, a properly coded claim must be submitted that links ICD-10-CM codes with the CPT Codes and the CDT codes. In this course, you will gain experience in locating and documenting the patient medical diagnosis and procedural services for dental office reimbursement. The student needs to know the procedure for appropriately assigning codes and reporting codes and reimbursement policies.
EHIT 2082 Dental Insurance and Medical Cross Coding60 Hours
Dental Insurance and Medical Cross Coding helps students develop the basic skills necessary to perform proper insurance coding and billing procedures, including manual and electronic procedures. In this course, students will be introduced to medical-dental cross coding procedures, as well as ICD-10-CM, CPT, CDT, HCPCS and SNO-DDS Coding Systems.
EHIT 1160 Medical Front Office Procedures II90 Hours
Medical Front Office Procedures II emphasizes medical reimbursement and coding processes and provides a comprehensive understanding of the history, theory, and functional benefits of Electronic Health Records (EHR). The procedures and reimbursement policies that govern a health care provider being reimbursed for services provided will be explained, and you will practice documenting the patient medical diagnosis and procedural services, locating diagnostic and procedural codes, and assigning codes appropriately.
BTEC 1005 Keyboarding I30 Hours
This course provides an introduction to the computer keyboard and is designed to help the student develop proper keyboarding techniques, with an emphasis on increasing keyboarding speed and accuracy to a minimum job-market level of 40 wpm. Students will be given intensive skill building practice using drills and timed writings.
BTEC 1032 Spreadsheet Fundamentals30 Hours
In this course students will be introduced to essential skills needed to successfully use a computer in school and at work. Students will be introduced to the essential spreadsheet features needed to create worksheets by entering and editing data. The will also learn to format worksheets and will explore the use of formulas, functions, and charts.
BTEC 1134 Word Processing I (MOS: Word 2016 Core)90 Hours
This course focuses on basic word processing features used in creating and managing business documents in Word 2016. You will create new documents, as well as modify existing documents. You will practice formatting text, paragraphs, and sections to create professional business documents. You will learn enhance those documents by inserting and customizing visual elements, such as, tables, lists, shapes, SmartArt graphics, and images. You will also use the reference options to organize and improve readability with endnotes, footnotes, citations, and captions. This course prepares students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam for Word 2016.
BTEC 1144 Spreadsheet Applications I (MS Excel 2016)90 Hours
This course introduces basic spreadsheet functions and applications using Microsoft Excel 2016. Students will learn to create, format, and manage worksheets and charts. They will also learn how to work with data and use formulas, functions, analysis tools, and management techniques. This course prepares students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam for Excel 2016.
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours
Students in this course will learn to prepare and successfully apply to potential career opportunities. Students will be presented with essential job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment.
MATH 1000 Math I60 Hours
Students apply the correct mathematical operation to solve practical problems. Students use whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents to solve practical problems. Students are introduced to the basics of measurement, geometry, averages, probability, patterns and simple equations.
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