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Northwest Career College School Catalog - 2018

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while lab time is spent practicing assessment skills and treatment of common conditions seen in a massage facility. Live case studies are presented when available. MT304 – Sports Massage (30 Clock Hours) - Prerequisites: MT101, MT102, MT103, MT202, MT203, MT204, MT205, MT206, MT207 - Description: The course discusses common sports injuries as well as massage therapy techniques for their treatment. Upon completion of this module, each massage student will be able to analyze, understand, and identify common sports injuries encountered in daily practice. Each student will practice therapeutic techniques that are effective for common sports injuries. MT305 – Special Needs (30 Clock Hours) - Prerequisites: MT101, MT102, MT103, MT202, MT203, MT204, MT205, MT206, MT207 - Description: The course discusses the adaptation of massage techniques for use on elderly, handicapped, infant, and prenatal clients. MT306 – Shiatsu (30 Clock Hours) - Prerequisites: MT101, MT102, MT103, MT202, MT203, MT204, MT205, MT206, MT207 - Description: The course discusses the history, theory, and treatment applications of Shiatsu techniques. It also covers the concept of meridian energy as it relates to therapeutic touch, including a discussion of its history and treatment applications. Northwest Career College, Effective – 03/26/2018 55

780-Hour Medical Administrative Assisting Program Program Description The program listed below will help prepare you for a career in medical administration and is designed for students with little or no experience in the medical field. The program is a blended learning program and instruction is provided with online distance learning for lecture materials, hands-on experience with instructor supervision for laboratory skills, and externship. Upon satisfactory completion of the program detailed below, students will be granted a diploma from NCC, which will qualify them to become a certified medical administrative specialist and obtain an entry-level administrative position in a medical practice. A computer meeting the technical specifications listed under Computer System Requirements in the Academic Policies section of the catalog and internet access are required for completion of this program. Program Schedule Night Program (37 Weeks* of Class and Externship/780 hours/59.0 quarter credits) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday............................................ 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. *Actual program length (in Weeks) may vary due to holidays and externship schedules. Course List LIST EACH COURSE: (Name & Number) MAA101 – Introduction to Medical Administration MAA102 – Health Information and Medical Records Management MAA103 – Introduction to Medical Terminology MAA104 – Diagnostic and Procedural Terminology MAA105 – Introduction to Billing and Coding MAA106 – Accounts Receivable and Claims Management MAA107 – Financial and Practice Management MOS101 – Microsoft Office Fundamentals LECTURE HOURS LAB HOURS EXT/INT HOURS CREDIT HOURS CONTACT HOURS 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 40 0 0 4.0 40 MAA201 – Medical Administrative Externship 0 0 180 6.0 180 TOTALS 495 105 180 59.0 780 56 Northwest Career College, Effective – 03/26/2018

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