CCOG for OMT 116 Fall 2023
- Course Number:
- OMT 116
- Course Title:
- EHR in Ophthalmology
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
- Demonstrate computer skills, scribing techniques, correct usage of ophthalmic terminology, and an ability to navigate electronic health records.
- Correct written documentation in an electronic health record.
- Demonstrate appropriate oral skills frequently used in ophthalmology.
Course Activities and Design
Simulated practice in an EHR platform, lectures, written reports, online video resources or articles, terminology quizzes and scribing activities.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Identify the different components of the medical record, describe the standards for maintaining medical records in ophthalmology
Describe the major medical insurance programs and explain how to complete an insurance claim form using the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) manual to code for procedures and services and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10-CM) manual to code for diagnoses
Describe the typical electronic health record (EHR) system, summarize the categories of data maintained on this type of system, and outline standard processes involved with entering, storing, manipulating, and retrieving patient information
Summarize the portions of the HIPAA Privacy Rule dealing with protected health information (PHI), confidentiality, and disclosure, and describe the circumstances under which information may be released without patient consent
Navigate cloud-based EMR software systems and use them to enter new patient information, encounter notes, physician information, insurance claims, and charting information
Practice ophthalmic terminology in regards to technician scribing through EHR simulation