Course Descriptions

MIT Medical Information Technology Course Descriptions

MIT 103 (3) Course ID: 004510

Medical Office Terminology Introduces students to medical terminology including familiar elements, body systems, operative procedures, pharmacology, and methods of researching medical information including, but not limited to, names and descriptions of diseases and drugs.
Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Components: Lecture

MIT 104 (3) Course ID: 004103

Medical Insurance Introduces students to the basics of medical insurance including: insurance terminology, various coding systems, government programs, and general insurance procedures.
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: MIT 103 or AHS 115 or CLA 131.
Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Components: Lecture

MIT 106 (3) Course ID: 004104

Introduction to Medical Transcription Provides experience in transcription of basic medical dictation: incorporating English usage, transcription skills, medical knowledge, and proofreading and editing skills while meeting progressively demanding accuracy and productivity standards.
Prerequisite: Computer Literacy course and OST 110 and (ENG 101 or OST 108) and (AHS 115 or CLA 131 or MIT 103).
Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Components: Lecture

MIT 204 (3) Course ID: 004105

Medical Coding Develops medical coding skills using government mandated coding systems as applied. Includes other reimbursement methods and medical insurance concepts.
Prerequisite: MIT 104.
Co-requisite: BIO 135 or Equivalent.
Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Components: Lecture

MIT 205 (3) Course ID: 004509

Advanced Medical Coding Applies advanced coding rules for various coding systems and applies the rules to code patient services for a variety of payment systems emphasizing payment fraud and/ or abuse.
Prerequisite: MIT 204.
Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Components: Lecture

MIT 206 (3) Course ID: 004106

Medical Transcription Applies advanced concepts of medical transcription and provides advanced practice.
Prerequisite: MIT 106 or Consent of Instructor.
Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Components: Lecture

MIT 208 (3) Course ID: 004507

Instructor Consent Required Inpatient Coding Designed for students who have completed an entry-level coding course and are ready to move into more advanced hospital coding. Emphasizes inpatient coding using current government mandated coding systems.
Prerequisite: MIT 204.
Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Components: Lecture

MIT 212 (1) Course ID: 004506

Medications Introduces the student to Pharmacology; the most commonly used drugs, their names, and classification; and drug reference books while stressing spelling.
Prerequisite: (MIT 103 or AHS 115 or CLA 131) or Consent of Instructor.
Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).
Components: Lecture

MIT 217 (3) Course ID: 004107

Medical Office Procedures Provides a working knowledge of the duties required in a medical office. Includes professional and career responsibilities, interpersonal communication, administrative responsibilities, and financial administration.
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: OST 110.
Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Components: Lecture 

MIT 219 (3) Course ID: 006970

Coding Exam Preparation Designed to prepare medical coding students to take a certifying exam to become a professional outpatient coder as offered by AAPC or PHIA. Includes outpatient coding cases and review of medical terminology, basic anatomy, basic pathophysiology, reimbursement issues, and advanced coding guidelines for CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS coding systems.
Prerequisite: (MIT 204 and MIT 205) or MBS 120.
Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Components: Lecture
Campus: BLC

MIT 227 (3) Course ID: 004108

Medical Office Software Provides a working knowledge of computer management software in a simulated medical office setting. Prerequisite: (MIT 103 or AHS 115 or CLA 131) and Computer Literacy. Co requisite: MIT 217. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Components: Lecture

MIT 228 (3) Course ID: 006340

Electronic Medical Records Provides a working knowledge of computerized medical records software used in a variety of healthcare facilities.
Prerequisite: MIT 227.
Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Components: Lecture

MIT 230 (3) Course ID: 004109

Medical Information Management Identifies and applies rules and regulations of medical filing systems and procedures. Emphasizes management of both hard copy and magnetic media using alphabetic, numeric, chronologic, and color-coded filing systems. Concepts mastered for file retention and archiving. Discusses legal and ethical aspects of medical records.
Prerequisite: Computer literacy course.
Lecture: 3.0 credits

MIT 295 (3) Course ID: 006971

Medical Information Technology Capstone Enhances the student’s transition from class to work by providing unpaid learning activities related to the MIT field. Integrates work experience with academic instruction. Includes an internship, field experiences, and/or simulated work experiences in which the student applies previously or concurrently learned concepts to practical work situations within the MIT field.
Prerequisite: Consent of Program Coordinator.
Lecture: 1.0 credit (15 contact hours).
Practicum: 2.0 credits (120 contact hours)