Medical Assisting (MDA) at Rappahannock Community College


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MDA 95 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 100 - Introduction to Medical Assisting
Introduces the student to the medical practice environment. Stresses the responsibilities of the humanistic approach in the rendering of health care.
Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits
MDA 101 - Medical Assistant Science I
Provides an in-depth study of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathology for the medical assistant. Focuses on clinical application and decision-making in the health environment.
Lecture 4-5 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 6-7 hours per week.
4-5 credits
MDA 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MDA 203 - Medical Office Procedures
Instructs the student in the practice of the management of medical offices in areas such as receptionist duties, telephone techniques, appointment scheduling, verbal and written communications, medical and non-medical record management. Explains library and editorial duties, inventory, care of equipment and supplies, security, office maintenance, management responsibilities, placement, and professional ethics and professionalism.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
MDA 207 - Medical Law and Ethics
Instructs the student in the legal relationship of the physician, patient, and medical assistant; professional liabilities, Medical Practice Acts, professional attitudes and behavior and the types of medical practice. Also includes a basic history of medicine.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 credits
MDA 208 - Medical Office Coding
Introduces the students to ICD-9and CPT-4 classification coding systems used in physician offices, hospitals and ambulatory care settings.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
MDA 209 - Medical Office Insurance
Focuses on various medical insurance policies with in-depth study of health insurance and managed care including capitation versus few for service in the HMO area. Discusses managed care companies in this area and their requirements.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
MDA 210 - Medical Office Software Applications
Instructs the students in the use of software in the medical office including billing, scheduling appointment and patient records.
Laboratory 2 hours per week.
1 credits