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Medical Office Management (HIMO1)

Award: Associate in applied science degree

Program location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus, Sarpy Center, Online

This degree provides students with the knowledge, understanding, and skills required to perform administrative and clerical duties in a medical office environment.

Graduation Requirements

General education

27.0

Major requirements

48.0

Option requirements

21.0

Total credit hours required

96.0

General education requirements

See General education requirements for Health Information Management Systems

Major requirements for Health Information Management Systems

See Major requirements for Health Information Management Systems

Requirements for Health Information Management Systems –Medical Office Management option (21.0 credit hrs.)

Courses

HIMS 1210Medical Office CommunicationsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1410Introduction to InsuranceONLINEHYBRID

3.0

HIMS 2220Medical Transcription IONLINE

4.5

HITP 1005Introduction to Electronic Health RecordsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1213Database FundamentalsONLINE

4.5

Curriculum Plan

Below is a suggested guide for students planning careers in health information management systems after two years of full-time study.

First Year

First quarter

English level I

4.5

HIMS 1111Healthcare CareersONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Second quarter

English level II

4.5

HIMS 1120Medical Terminology IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1150Introduction to Medical Law and EthicsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Third quarter

HIMS 1130Medical Terminology IIONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1212Microsoft Word for Medical OfficeONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HITP 1005Introduction to Electronic Health RecordsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Fourth quarter

HIMS 1210Medical Office CommunicationsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 1410Introduction to InsuranceONLINEHYBRID

3.0

HITP 1115Electronic Health Records (EHR) Lab ExperienceONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:12.0

Second Year

Fifth quarter

HIMS 1310Introduction to Anatomy and PhysiologyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 2110Principles of Management in HealthcareONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIMS 2400Introduction to Coding and BillingONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Sixth quarter

HIMS 2220Medical Transcription IONLINE

4.5

HMRL 1010Human Relations SkillsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

MATH 1220Business MathematicsONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Seventh quarter

INFO 1213Database FundamentalsONLINE

4.5

Social sciences elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:9.0

Eighth quarter

HIMS 2981Internship

4.0

HIMS 2980Medical Office ApplicationsONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:8.5

The degree option is an area of interest within a program. Although students may complete single or multiple options within this program, only the major degree is awarded.