ERIC Number: ED362657
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Medical Administrative Systems. Curriculum Guide.
This curriculum guide provides materials for teachers to use in developing a course in medical administrative systems. Following an introductory section that lists the common essential elements of the course, the guide contains seven sections that cover the following course topics: (1) introduction to medical administrative systems; (2) word processing; (3) effective communication; (4) information management and control; (5) operating office equipment; (6) financial responsibilities; and (7) closure of medical administrative systems. Each section contains a competency matrix for domains and basic skills and one or more units each containing a lesson plan, a content outline, and teaching suggestions. Four appendixes contain the following: names and addresses for 48 publishers, 129 computer software vendors, 5 microcomputer directories, 14 electronic information services, 90 magazines, periodicals, newsletters, and journals; 5 services and reports, and 24 professional organizations; a course competency checklist; a suggested equipment list; and suggestions for modifying the course for students with special needs. (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Educational Resources, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Lesson Plans, Mainstreaming, Office Occupations Education, Special Education, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Educational Development and Training Center, East Texas State University, Commerce, TX 75429 (order no. BO-113-CG: $15).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: East Texas State Univ., Commerce. Educational Development and Training Center.