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Medical Specialties

Associate of Occupational Studies

Program Length: 20 months (may be completed in as little as 15 months)

Degree Overview

Medical Specialties

Medical Specialties

The Medical Specialties program helps prepare students for an entry-level career in the medical field with courses for medical assisting, phlebotomy, nurse assisting, and pharmacy technology. Graduates will also gain practical skills in medical billing, medical coding, and laboratory technology. With your degree in Medical Specialties, you could start a new career as a medical assistant, pharmacy technician, certified nursing assistant, home-health aide, or as a medical biller/coder. As part of the program’s objectives, you’ll also prepare for possible certification or licensing in a wide range of medical professions; however, you should be aware that certifications and/or licensing may require additional time, cost, and examination.

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Course Descriptions

CourseCourse NameCredits

APP 101 Computer Fundamentals 3.5
CNA/MNA 111 Nursing Assisting Theory 3.0
CNA/MNA 112 Nurse Assisting Practice 3.0
COM 102 Computerized Medical Administration 3.0
COM 103 Computerized Pharmacy Systems and Databases 3.0
CSS 101 Psychology of Motivation 4.0
CSS 299 Professional Development 4.0
ENG 223 Communication Arts 4.0
EXT 101 Externship 5.0
HIS 220 American Civilization 4.0
LBT 205 Medical Laboratory Procedures 3.0
LBT 280 Medical Laboratory Processes 3.0
LBT 285 Phlebotomy 3.0
MED 100 Medical Terminology, Law, and Ethics 4.0
MED 102 Medical Aseptic Procedures 3.0
MED 103 Cardiopulmonary/ECG 3.0
MED 104 Medical Clinical Procedures 3.0
MED 106 Vital Signs and Emergencies 3.0
MED 108 Medical Billing 3.0
MED 109 Medical Records and Communication 3.0
MED 111 Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology 3.0
MED 200 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology 3.0
MED 210 Professional Medical Coding 3.0
MED 211 Insurance Specialist 3.0
MED 299 Clinical Applications Capstone 4.0
PHI 221 Introduction to Logic 4.0
PHR 107 Drug Administration 3.0
PHR 200 Pharmacy Essentials 3.0
PHR 208 Principles of Pharmacy Technology 4.0
PHR 209 Pharmacy Technology Applications 3.0

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Total Courses: 30Total Credits: 100.5

Available at the following locations:

Colorado Locations: Colorado Springs, Denver, Fort Collins
Wyoming Locations: Cheyenne

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