Medical Records Specialist - Diploma | ECTC

Medical Records Specialist - Diploma

Medical Information Technology

Developmental Courses as Needed

Courses Credit Notes
RDG 20/100 3-6  
ENC 90/ENG 100 2-5  
MAT 61 4  

General Education/Applied Academics Courses

Courses Credit Notes
BIO 135 Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory* 4 Prereq: ACT 16 (or equivalent) or C or higher in biology or chemistry course
ENG 101 Writing I 3  

Technical or Support Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 105 Introduction to Computers (preferred) OR
OST 105 Introduction to Information Systems
3 Prereq: RDG 20 or instructor consent
CIT 130 Productivity Software (preferred) OR
OST 240 Advanced Microsoft Applications
3 Prereq: CIT 105 or OST 105 or instructor consent
MIT 103 Medical Office Terminology (preferred) OR 
AHS 115 Medical Terminology OR 
CLA 131 Medical Terminology from Greek and Latin
MIT 104 Medical Insurance 3 Prereq/Coreq: MIT 103 or AHS 115 or CLA 131
MIT 217 Medical Office Procedures 3 Prereq/Coreq: OST 110 or CIT 105 or OST 105 or instructor consent
MIT 227 Medical Office Software 3 Prereq: MIT 104 and 217
MIT 228 Electronic Medical Records 3 Prereq: MIT 217
Only offered in spring
MIT 230 Medical Information Management 3 Good first semester course
Prereq/Coreq: Digital literacy
OST 110  Word Processing Applications 3 Prereq: RDG 20 and instructor consent (OST 101 equivalent skills)
OST 235 Business Communications Technology 3 Prereq: ENG 101 or OST 108
MIT 295 MIT Capstone (Internship) OR
OST 295 Internship
3 Program coordinator consent
Only offered in spring

*Also fulfilled if students take BIO 137 and BIO 139.

Progression in the Medical Information Technology program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of "C" or better in each technical and general education course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

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KCTCS Catalog:  Medical Records Specialist - Diploma