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Fall 2014 Catalog 
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MR 215 - Electronic Medical Records Lab

Credit Hours: 1

Using a Microsoft Windows environment and MEDENT, students will learn the capabilities of a medical practice management program. Databases of patients, procedures, diagnoses, referring physicians, claim centers, and service facilities will be created and maintained. Students will learn to schedule, coordinate and monitor appointments and inpatient/outpatient admissions and procedures, as well as utilize electronic technology to receive, organize, prioritize, and transmit information.

Course Outcomes
Using the MEDENT electronic medical record system, students will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge and skills:

  • prepare medical records using electronic data and identify the benefits of creating an electronic database for patient information in a medical office;
  • create and edit a patient chart within the MEDENT system;
  • navigate through MEDENT using Chart Central;
  • identify “meaningful use”;
  • enter and record patient demographics;
  • schedule and change appointments;
  • create and respond to triages and to-dos;
  • retrieve, create, and revise MEDENT documents;
  • enter and organize data in the patient chart, including vital signs, medications, allergies, labs, x-rays, etc.;
  • generate reports; and
  • identify the proper procedure for release of medical records.

Corequisites: MR 208
F/S (N)