Academy of Health Professions

AHP 103- Computers in the Medical Office

  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other healthcare software.
  • Identify types of Electronic Health Records software and their application.
  • Identify appropriate use of the internet and social medial in a professional setting.

AHP 104- Medical Office Administration

  • Set up the appointment matrix for a group of physicians according to written guidelines, using an appointment book and an electronic scheduling function.
  • Schedule diagnostic testing using simulated patient and procedure information.
  • Complete charge slips for patients accurately, using a fee schedules, encounter forms, and record of procedures completed.
  • Prepare an itemized bank slip using simulated items to be deposited.

AHP 105- Medical Coding I

  • Discuss the history and current status of health insurance in the United States.
  • Describe legal and ethical standards related to health insurance and health insurance reimbursement including both private and government plans.
  • Describe the requirements for completing the CMS-1500 claim form
  • Perform diagnostic coding (ICD-10) & procedural coding (CPT and HCPCS) for outpatient claims

AHP 107- Phlebotomy Externship

  • Perform the responsibilities and duties of the phlebotomist/ECG technologist in a variety of health care environments.
  • Exhibit proficiency in collecting, transporting handling, and processing blood specimens for analysis while adhering to infection control, and safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform electrocardiograms without supervision.
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical work habits as they apply to health care environments; exhibit excellent interpersonal and communication skills with patients, peers and health care personnel and the public.
  • Demonstrate the necessary skills in employment readiness to become employed as a phlebotomist/ECG technologist.

AHP 108- Medical Coding II

  • Identify all relationships between all coding systems.
  • Compare and contrast CPT and HCPCS procedure coding systems.
  • Perform diagnostic coding (ICD-10-CM and ICD-10) for outpatient case studies.
  • Describe the medical coding process for operative reports

AHP 109- Laboratory Administration

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the recognition of commonly used ICD-10 codes and medical billing procedures.
  • Identify the tenets of being a health care professional and the basics of customer service.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize the laboratory information system and process specimens accordingly while understanding the significance and importance of bar-coding and patient identity matching.

AHP 110- Medical Billing

  • Discuss the future of healthcare & types of health care professionals.
  • Describe manual electronic submission of insurance claims.
  • Explain how the reimbursement process should be managed.
  • Describe documentation and risk assessment.
  • Discuss the knowledge and skills required of a medical billing specialist/claims analyst.

AHP 111- Medical Writing

  • Identify the requirements for documentation in the Electronic Health Record.
  • Write professionally appropriate communication for the healthcare setting.
  • Edit written communication to ensure the final product is clear, accurate, and appropriate for the intended audience in the healthcare setting.

AHP 112- Soft Skills for Healthcare Students

  • Demonstrate professionalism.
  • Demonstrate various ways to communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrate various methods of conflict resolution.
  • Examine the importance self-care.
  • Demonstrate skills needed for cultural competency.
  • Demonstrate skills needed for stress management.

AHP 113- Phlebotomy Theory

  • Explain venous physiology and the medical terminology used in phlebotomy.
  • Discuss infection control and safety as it applies to phlebotomy.
  • Identify methods to communicate (both verbally and non-verbally) effectively in the workplace.
  • Identify age specific or psychosocial considerations involved in the performance of phlebotomy procedures on various groups of patients.

AHP 114- Phlebotomy Lab

  • Perform the responsibilities and duties of the phlebotomist/ECG technologist in a variety of health care environments.
  • Exhibit proficiency in collecting, transporting handling, and processing blood specimens for analysis while adhering to infection control, and safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform electrocardiograms without supervision

AHP 115- Nursing Assistant I

  • Demonstrate responsibilities of caregiving in the home setting.
  • Demonstrate infection control.
  • Provide basic care to patients in the home setting

AHP 116- Nursing Assistant II

  • Perform the entry-level technical skills of bedside care, including safety and infection control, personal care skills, and selected therapeutic and restorative procedures.
  • Exhibit desirable patterns of organization and execution of work habits while performing as a nursing assistant and member of a health team.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively to patients, family and staff

AHP 117- Nursing Assistant III

  • Apply de-escalation methods learned.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Analyze disease processes including dementia care.
  • Recognize the bridge from CNA to LPN.

AHP 220- Healthcare Delivery Systems

  • Assess the components of the healthcare delivery system in the United States.
  • Analyze the responsibility and operations of a healthcare organization in patient care outcomes and business performance.
  • Apply critical thinking skills in financial management, human resourcing, operational improvement, and strategic planning within the health care delivery system.

AHP 225- Healthcare Administration Internship

  • Describe the theoretical framework of healthcare systems.
  • Apply principles and knowledge learned in the classroom for competent practice in a healthcare setting.
  • Apply ethical principles in the diverse and complex context of a healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills in a healthcare setting.

 

Last Modified: 8/2/21