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Medical Information Management Assistant Certificate Program

Certificate

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2019. Current students - log in to BHCC Self-Service to review the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students - go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
OIM-103 MS Word
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

OIM-103 is a pre/co-requisite to the program. It should be taken prior to the first semester. An exemption exam is available. Contact BHCC’s Prior Learning Assessment coordinator at pla@bhcc.mass.edu to learn more.

OIM-105 Skills for the Administrative Success
3

Prerequisite: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement; Pre/co-requisite of OIM-103 or OIM-101

CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

NHP-180 Medical Terminology
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

OIM-190 Medical Information Management
3

Pre/co-requisite: OIM-103 or OIM-101

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
OIM-106 Records and Information Management
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Pre/co-requisite: CIT-110 or CIT-133

OIM-112 MS Word II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: OIM-103 or OIM-101 and CIT-110 or Chair approval

OIM-115 Administrative Technology and Procedures
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: OIM-103 and CIT-110

OIM-132 Administrative Business Communications I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: ENG-095 or placement and OIM-103 or OIM-101

OIM-200 Introduction to Physicians’ Billing
3

Pre/co-requisite: NHP-180

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer operations and the software applications unique to a medical setting. 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in understanding and using medical terminology. 
  • Use the complete range of Microsoft applications effectively and efficiently. 
  • Have demonstrated proficiency in medical office operations and communication media.

Career Outlook

Graduates of the program qualify for job opportunities in physicians’ and dentists’ offices, clinics, HMOs, community health agencies, long-term care facilities, and hospitals. They also qualify for jobs within large corporations that provide on-site health services, engage in medical research, or produce medical products. Graduates will qualify for entry-level positions such as medical receptionists, medical records management specialists, patient service representatives, and medical administrative assistants. Students also may qualify for at-home opportunities as medical transcriptionists.