OIS 090
Beginning Keyboarding
This course is designed to help students who have had no previous keyboarding training to develop proficiency in the use of the computer keyboard. Emphasis will be on the proper touch operation of the keyboard using appropriate technique. Students will progress at their own pace to reach a minimum keyboarding speed of 25 wpm. Grading will be on a Pass/No Pass/Fail (P/NP/F) basis. This course does not fulfill degree requirements.
Credit Hrs: 2.00  Contact Hrs: 2.00

OIS 106
Keyboarding Skill Development
This course is designed to help the student who has already learned to keyboard using proper technique but who needs to work on development of speed and/or accuracy. Students will work at their own pace in an open lab environment. Prerequisite: OIS-090 or ability to keyboard at a minimum of 25 wpm.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 2.00

OIS 108
Document Processing
This course includes the study of business letters, complex reports, tabulations, and business forms. Emphasis will be on proper business formatting and mailability of finished documents. Prerequisite: Proven keyboarding speed of at least 30 wpm or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 2.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

OIS 117
Records Management
This course covers the principles and practices of effective records management, retention, and disposal. Study will include alphabetic, numeric, and subject filing methods. An introduction to basic database concepts as needed for understanding automated records storage and retrieval methods will be included.
Credit Hrs: 2.00  Contact Hrs: 2.00

OIS 150
Word Processing Applications
This course will cover both the beginning and the intermediate features of using Microsoft Word for document processing. Students will go beyond basic editing and formatting to cover such applications as mail merge, tables, styles, outlines, and more. Completion of assignments will require additional lab time. Prerequisites: Proven keyboarding competency of 30 wpm, or OIS-090.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

OIS 170
Electronic Medical Office Records
This course will introduce students to the electronic medical office record and the significant impact that it has on the work processes in the medical office setting. Students will develop an understanding of the electronic medical office record as a primary tool to support the work and workflow in the medical office. Typically offered in Fall semester.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

OIS 191
Business English and Proofreading
The student will study and apply correct grammar, punctuation, and word choice to a variety of business documents. Emphasis will be placed on proofreading and editing of correspondence on the computer and the efficient use of a variety of reference materials.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

OIS 218
Machine Transcription
This course develops language competencies and formatting knowledge required to produce mailable business documents from machine dictation. Prerequisite: OIS-150 and OIS-191.
Credit Hrs: 2.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

OIS 219
Healthcare Documentation
This course develops the student's ability to document a variety of healthcare reports by transcribing physicians' dictation of medical progress reports, operative reports, letters, and other medical documents. The course incorporates the practice and application of healthcare documentation, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization according to AHDI standards. Prerequisites OIS-218, HLTH-118. Typically offered once per academic year in Winter semester.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

OIS 220
Medical Insurance Billing
Medical Insurance Billing is a course designed to introduce students to concepts and procedures in the medical insurance billing process. The course develops medical office skills in processing insurance claims; learning about legal and regulatory issues; ICD-9-CM coding and an introduction to ICD-10-cm coding; CPT coding; HCPCS coding; CMS reimbursement and Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, commercial insurances, TRICARE, and workers’ compensation programs. Prerequisites: HLTH-118 and OIS-150. Co-requisite: HLTH-119.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

OIS 230
Medical Coding
This course is designed to expand upon knowledge acquired by students in OIS 220. The course begins with diagnosis coding and builds on this foundation through additional instruction in current procedural terminology coding for evaluation and management, medicine, laboratory and pathology, as well as surgery coding for all body systems. The latest code sets, conventions, and guidelines are also introduced. This course is offered only once each academic year. Prerequisite: HLTH-119, and OIS-220.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

OIS 234
Desktop Publishing and Design
This course will emphasize design techniques in the preparation of professional looking brochures, flyers, newsletters, etc. Topics covered will include the use of fonts; clip art, scanned, and digital cameras images; color selection; and introductory web page authoring. Prerequisite: CIS-101 and OIS-150 or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

OIS 240
Legal Transcription
This course develops language competencies and formatting knowledge required to produce mailable legal documents from machine dictation. Prerequisite: OIS-218 Machine Transcription.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

OIS 250
Adv Word Processing Applications
This course will expand upon the basic skills covered in the beginning course and will include the more powerful features of the word processing software. Topics to be covered may include graphics, tables, styles, templates, macros, forms, master documents, collaboration tools, and introductory desktop publishing. Prerequisite: OIS-150.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

OIS 260
Office Technology and Procedures
This capstone office training course is designed to integrate previously learned skills into activities simulating those found in an office environment. Students will prepare office documents, develop human relations skills, and practice time management and prioritizing. Heavy emphasis will be placed on group interaction and problem solving. Most of the class activities will require the use of the computer and other electronic technologies. As a final class assessment, all students will prepare an employment portfolio. Prerequisites: OIS-150 and OIS-191.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

OIS 270
Health Information Management
This course will introduce students to the elements of health information management, including healthcare delivery systems, health information management professions, healthcare settings, patient records, numbering and filing systems, record storage, indexes, registers, health data collection, legal aspects, and coding and reimbursement issues. Prerequisite: OIS-170 or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

OIS 271
OIS Internship Education
Students who have acquired the fundamental skill sets of their Office Information Systems education are given an opportunity to put their knowledge, skills, and abilities into practice through the OIS Internship Education course. The student may earn Office Information Systems elective credit by working in an office-related setting appropriate to their major course of study. Internship means work-for-credit only. Students must complete 40 hours per credit on the job. Prerequisite: Must be in final semester of program; cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Must meet with advisor prior to registration. Internships may require that the student pass a criminal background check.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

OIS 272
OIS Internship Education
Students who have acquired the fundamental skill sets of their Office Information Systems education are given an opportunity to put their knowledge, skills, and abilities into practice through the OIS Internship Education course. The student may earn Office Information Systems elective credit by working in an office-related setting appropriate to their major course of study. Internship means work-for-credit only. Students must complete 40 hours per credit on the job. Prerequisite: Must be in final semester of program; cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Must meet with advisor prior to registration. Internships may require that the student pass a criminal background check.
Credit Hrs: 2.00  Contact Hrs: 2.00

OIS 273
OIS Internship Education
Students who have acquired the fundamental skill sets of their Office Information Systems education are given an opportunity to put their knowledge, skills, and abilities into practice through the OIS Internship Education course. The student may earn Office Information Systems elective credit by working in an office-related setting appropriate to their major course of study. Internship means work-for-credit only. Students must complete 40 hours per credit on the job. Prerequisite: Must be in final semester of program; cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Must meet with advisor prior to registration. Internships may require that the student pass a criminal background check.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00