ADMS 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
ADMS 1011 This course is an extensive, comprehensive study of English grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, number usage, capitalization and abbreviation rules, and proofreading. Also covered is 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.
ADMS 1012 This course incorporates the skills that are needed to be an effective receptionist. Topics such as: scheduling techniques, meeting planning, time management skills, written communication, and customer service will be covered.
Business Presentations/PowerPoint Certification
ADMS - 1016: Business Presentations/PowerPoint Certification
ADMS 1016 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. This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for PowerPoint.
ADMS 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.
ADMS 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.
ADMS 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.
ADMS 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.
ADMS 1100 This course provides an orientation to the health care delivery system, health records, and the health information profession. This course is 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.
HEAL 1101 This course is an introduction to the structure and function of the human body. Focus will be on the study of each individual organ system and the interaction of each system with the rest of the body.