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MC208 Reimbursement Methodologies

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the various types of medical billing and insurance programs. Instruction is given on billing formats using universal claim form and the basic aspects of medical insurance billing are covered. This course also provides an introduction to the National Correct Coding Initiative. Labs consist of assigned practice and projects relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.

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MC209 Health Information Systems & Data Content

3 Semester Credit Hours

Students will become familiar with scheduling patients, medical record management, banking procedures, financial record keeping, and billing and insurance coding. Labs consist of assigned practice and projects relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.

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MC210 Medical Law, Standards & Ethics

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course introduces the student to HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) guidelines and the administrative portion of the health care environment. Labs consist of assigned practice and projects relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.

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MS301 Installing and Configuring Microsoft OS

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course provides the core foundation for supporting the Microsoft Windows operating system. The goal of this course is to provide students with the skills necessary to install, configure, customize, optimize, network, integrate and troubleshoot Windows. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: BC204

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MS302 Administrating Microsoft Active Directory

3 Semester Credit Hours

Students will be able to configure and manage Active Directory Directory Services (AD DS) for Windows Server in real world situations. Topics include: Creating AD DS Forest, Domains and Organizational Units, Creating and administering user, group, and computer accounts, Managing server, computer, and user environments with Group Policy as well as access to network resources through file, folder, and sharing permissions. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: MS301

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MS303 Configuring Microsoft Network Infrastructure

3 Semester Credit Hours

Students will be able to plan and maintain a Microsoft network infrastructure with Windows Server. Topics include configuring DNS, DHCP, Routing and Remote Access, Windows Sharepoint Services, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and Web Server (IIS) server roles as well as administering IPSec, IPv6, VPNs, and Printing Services. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: MS301 or MS302

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MS304 Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server Enterprise Edition

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course introduces Microsoft Exchange Server® Enterprise Edition which is the premier Microsoft messaging and collaboration server. Topics include: Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) integration, Recipient Objects, Address List, Mailbox and server policies, Public folders, Outlook Web Access (OWA), and the Exchange Management Shell. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: MS303

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NS305 Network Security and Management

3 Semester Credit Hours

Students will be able to configure and manage desktop, network, and internet security. Topics include: compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data, and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography. The course covers new topics in network security as well, including psychological approaches to social engineering attacks, Web application attacks, penetration testing, data loss prevention, cloud computing security, and application programming development security. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: BC204

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NSF401 Security Management Practices

3 Semester Credit Hours

Designed to reintroduce students to the basics of network security practices and models, coverage includes formulation of risk management and understanding of business objectives. The class includes the formulation of a security program in any business environment. Security policy principles are introduced in this course and the interrelationship of laws, the legal system, security policy and procedures are explored. Current requirements organizations face to protect themselves, privacy concerns, and written policy enforcement are covered. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisite: BC204

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NSF403 Security Models and Architecture

3 Semester Credit Hours

Concepts relating to the design, testing and implementation of a computer system and network infrastructure are presented. Students learn different methods of securing the flow of data on the computer systems deployed on Automated Information Systems (AIS), as well as the best practices to employ when developing computer systems and designing network architecture. Students follow NIST Risk Management Framework and NIACAP methodology to initiate a system security plan including implementing NIST Best practices and Engineering principles to reduce residual risk to an acceptable level for the certification and accreditation of an automated information system. Labs consist of assessment of a computer system and the selection, recommendation, and implementation of proper security controls resulting in the certification and accreditation of an AIS. Course contains 2 semester credit hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work. Prerequisites: BC204, BC205, BC206

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