ADMS 1018 This course covers basic information on the history of computers, computer hardware and desktop application software. Students will learn the fundamentals of word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel), database (Access), and presentation applications (PowerPoint). Students will also be introduced to use of basic file management and the Internet.
ADMS 1020 This course covers the areas that develop skills in understanding and performing typical office tasks. Topics include communication, the changing workplace, handling mail, file management, understanding cultural diversity, customer service, and workplace etiquette.
ADMS 1021 This course covers basic formatting for business documents, including letters, memos, reports, and tables. Skill development for speed and accuracy will also be included. Prerequisites: A typing speed of 30 words per minute with five or fewer errors
HEAL 1502 This course introduces students to medical terms and their meanings. Students will learn combining forms, word roots, prefixes, suffixes, and how these word parts apply to building medical terms. Students will also learn common medical abbreviations and symbols.
MDAS 1151 This course provides a foundation for the knowledge and skills required for medical assistant students, as well as other health care career areas. Students will learn about communication, electronic health records, professionalism, medical documents, the health care team, medical documentation, and health care professions.
ADMS 1022 This course covers the basic planning of business events such as meetings, conferences, and luncheons. Topics include all aspects of planning these events from scheduling, invitations, agendas, room management, set up, handouts, and catering needs. Students will also work to develop appropriate skills to take effective meeting minutes, create agendas, and continuous improvement in event management through development of surveys to gain feedback from participants.
ADMS 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.
ADMS 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.
HEAL 1101 This four-credit lecture course is designed for students preparing for a career in the medical field. Emphasis will be on anatomical terminology and structure and function of the following components of the human body: cells, tissues, integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, senses, cardiovascular, blood, digestive, reproductive, urinary, endocrine, lymphatic, and respiratory systems.
MDAS 1271 This course builds on the skills and content learned in MDAS 1251 Health Care Essentials and focuses on the administrative responsibilities of a medical assistant. Topics covered will be medical appointments, scheduling procedures, telecommunications, medical coding, medical insurance, electronic health records, written communications, medical documentation, clinic management, human resource management, resumes, and interviewing.
Oral Business Communications and Job Seeking Skills
ADMS - 1285: Oral Business Communications and Job Seeking Skills
ADMS 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 and cover letter.