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IMPORTANT!
Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.

Office Technology

The classes listed under “Office Technology” were formerly listed under “Office Information Systems.”

OFTECH 1, Keyboarding I 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

Formerly OIS 1. OFTECH 1 is equivalent to the OFTECH 1A, OFTECH 1B, and OFTECH 1C sequence.

This course is designed to teach keyboard mastery by touch, improve speed and accuracy, and use Microsoft Word to create and revise business documents. Proofreading skill development is also included.

This course uses Microsoft Word 2013 in the PC (windows) environment.

1573 Arrange-15 Hours ONLINE Leiva C Y
Above section 1573 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

OFTECH 24, Medical Coding/Billing 1 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

Coding is defined as the translation of diagnoses, procedures, services, and supplies into numeric and/or alphanumeric components for statistical reporting and reimbursement purposes. This course introduces students to ICD--CM, CPT, and HCPCS coding procedures.

This course will cover ICD-10.

1679 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Williamson Te D

OFTECH 28, Electronic Health Records 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: Office Technology 20.

This course discusses terminology, concepts, and procedures related to electronic health records and provides hands-on applications. Topics of study include advantages, core functions, data sources, workflow, coding standards, and privacy and security regulations of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. Students use EHR software to input patient data, create patient records, document office visits, order prescriptions and lab tests, and perform other tasks involved in patient care and management.

1575 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Williamson Te D
Above section 1575 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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