ADTC 1005 This course covers basic formatting for business documents, including letters, memos, reports, and tables.
Straight-copy skill development for speed and accuracy will also be included. Prerequisites: A typing
speed of 35 words per minute with five or fewer errors
ADTC 1018 This course covers basic information on the history of computers and their impact on society, computer hardware and desk application software. Students will learn the fundamentals of word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation applications. Students will also be introduced to use of the Internet and e-mail. This course meets the Dakota County Technical College's computer literacy requirement.
ADTC 1019 This course incorporates the skills that are needed to be an effective receptionist. Topics such as: scheduling techniques using various software, typing skills, interpersonal communications, customer service.
ADTC 1020 This course covers areas that develop skill in understanding and performing typical office tasks: office communication, setting up meetings and conferences, travel arrangements, handling mail, records management, and understanding cultural diversity.
ADTC 1040 This course is designed to integrate and reinforce the skills and knowledge learned in previous courses in the program. Project emphasis will develop the students' awareness of work flow, chain of command, and creation/integration of office documents. The use of electronic tools and the integration of documents created in various Microsoft Office Suite programs is the primary focus of this course.
ADTC 1045 This course is an introduction to building medical terms and learning the meanings. Students will learn combining forms, word roots, prefixes and suffixes, and how these word parts apply to building medical terms. Students will also learn common medical abbreviations and symbols. THIS COURSE IS THE SAME AS HEAL1502.
ADTC 1049 This advanced medical terminology course is a continuation of ADTC1045 Medical Terminology with a focus on word analysis, spelling, pronunciation, and usage of medical terms. Word roots/combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and medical terms will be addressed for the medical specialty areas including oncology, radiology, psychiatry and pharmacology. There will be an emphasis placed on diagnostic terms, laboratory and clinical procedures assigned to each of the body systems. In addition, students will apply medical terminology usage to common healthcare documentations.
ADTC 1051 This course provides basic information about common disease conditions affecting various body systems. There is a focus on the general principles of disease and signs and symptoms of specific disease processes. Major concepts include diagnostic tests, treatment modalities, and medication protocols related to specific disease processes.
Introduction to Healthcare Documentation —
ADTC - 1056: Introduction to Healthcare Documentation
ADTC 1056 This course provides an orientation to the health care delivery system, health records, and the health information profession. A study of the basic concepts of medical record science needed to function effectively as a medical records clerk in a hospital, nursing home, clinic, or physician's office. Teaches the various forms which comprise a medical record, assembly of records, record analysis, medical record anatomy, and terminology and explores other job classifications available in medical records.
ADTC 1057 This course is an overview of duties that are performed by a medical administrative assistant and a medical assistant. Emphasis will be on medical/legal issues, patient registration, standard patient forms, medical forms, telephone/communication skills, appointment procedures, medical records. Other topics included in the course will be accounting statements, professional reports/manuscripts, preparing meeting announcements, agendas and minutes.
Prerequisites: ADTC1018 or ADTC1030
ADTC 1080 The students enrolled in Technology in Healthcare will learn essential concepts important for the
successful use of electronic medical records in any career setting. Students will learn the history and
standards for electronic medical records and develop practical expertise using a fully functional electronic medical records program. Coursework using realistic patient case studies and records along with actual electronic medical records software will provide the student with practical training that can be transferred to any health care setting. Additional coursework will include advanced PowerPoint, Excel, and Access exercises relating to the healthcare area. (Prerequisites: ADTC1005, ADTC1018 Basic Computer Applications).
ADTC 1085 This course will cover the basics of traditional medical transcription and will expand to learning in-depth editing skills in speech recognition transcription. Students will experience working with documents that are typically generated at a clinic or hospital such as: S.O.A.P. notes, history and physical exams, consultation reports, surgery reports, pathology reports, laboratory reports, discharge summaries and emergency room reports.
Prerequisites: ADTC1018 and ADTC1005)
ADTC 1090 This course covers the basics of International Classification of Disease (ICD-10-CM) codes and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT-4) codes. Students will learn the historical background of coding procedures; learn the step-by-step process for coding disease conditions and the various procedures used in the medical field. Using sample exercises and working with an electronic medical record, students will develop skill and accuracy of basic medical coding. An overview of health insurance plans will be discussed. Prerequisite: ADTC1045
ADTC 1135 This course covers an introduction of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software used to analyze financial data on IBM-networked computers. Topics include spreadsheet creation/maintenance/formatting, record retrieval, charts, and printing.
ADTC 1140 This course covers applications of Microsoft Access for Windows software using IBM-networked computers. Students will learn to use a relational database management system, table and form creation/maintenance, record locate/query/sort, report generation, and simple macros.
ADTC 1190 This course covers development of the touch system on the numeric keyboard calculators and microcomputer keyboards. Students will develop speed and accuracy using the touch system for the four basic arithmetic operations and solving business problems.
ADTC 1230 This course covers the basics of Microsoft Publisher for Windows software using IBM networked
computers. The student will learn to create, edit, save, delete, and print professional looking applications.
The spell checker, auto features and Wizards will be introduced. Prerequisites: ADTC1130 or equivalent.
ADTC 1250 In this introduction project management course, students will be exposed to the fundamentals of general project management principles. Topics include project management functions, project manager roles and responsibilities, the project life cycle, and conflict resolution.
ADTC 1252 In this course, the students will continue building on their project management skills by being exposed to basic tools used by project managers. They will learn management techniques for projecting planning, budgeting, scheduling and control techniques, cost estimating and project management software applications.
Oral Business Communications and Job Seeking Skills —
ADTC - 1285: Oral Business Communications and Job Seeking Skills
ADTC 1285 This course covers the development of oral communication skills in the following areas: one-to-one communication, oral presentations to groups, use of MS PowerPoint in presentations and student evaluation of speeches. Students will also learn successful employment interview strategies as well as how to find various job leads, write a successful resume, application letter, and follow-up letter.
ADTC 1290 This course covers the process of communication, including writing techniques and strategies. Students learn by completing a range of writing exercises and critical thinking cases. Specific applications focus on letter and memorandum writing and formal and informal reports. Communication skills are emphasized along with e-mail usage.
ADTC 1340 This online course introduces the basics of using Intuit's QuickBooks Pro PC software for business transactions and basic accounting purposes. Topics covered will include navigating QuickBooks, company setup, entering sales transactions, receiving payments, paying bills, managing bank accounts, managing inventory and running standard QuickBooks reports.