applying the nursing process to the care of individuals in the psychi- atric setting. Explores the ordered plan of treatment for psychiatric and behavioral disorders. Identifies the registered nurse's accounta- bility for the legal and ethical issues inherent in psychiatric nursing.
NRSG 205 Psychiatric Nursing Clinical
Prerequisites:Admission to the ASN Program,NRSG 110,NRSG 111, NRSG 112,and NRSG 113 or Admission to the ASN Program,NRSG 108, NRSG 109,NRSG 112,NRSG 113 and NRSG 106 or Admission to the ASN Program,NRSG 120 and NRSG 106.Corequisite:NRSG 204.Allows the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge to provide ethical,cul- turally competent,and holistic care for individuals experiencing psychi- atric and behavioral disorders. The nursing process provides the frame-
work for problem solving and critical thinking in nursing care.
OFAD 009 Introduction to Keyboarding
Prerequisites:None.Introduces the use of the keyboard.Touch-typing skills,manual dexterity,and speed development are cultivated using
computers. OFAD 019 Keyboarding
Prerequisites:None.Provides students with the fundamentals of keyboarding using the touch method.Emphasizes mastery of the keyboard,development of formatting skills,and development of speed and accuracy on a personal computer using an up-to-date software package.
OFAD 029 Speed and Accuracy Development
Prerequisites:OFAD 019.Designed to diagnose individual keyboard-
ing speed and accuracy skills and bring those skills to an employ-
OFAD 103 Introduction to Computers with Word Processing
Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency of 35 gross words per minute on a three-minute timed writing with three or fewer errors or earning a grade of“C”or higher in OFAD 019.Offers hands-on experi- ence in operation of a specific word processing software package.
OFAD 108 Shorthand/Notetaking I
Prerequisites:None.Introduces basic principles of a note-taking sys- tem. Emphasis is placed on note-taking techniques,legibility,and mastery of the basic vocabulary.Dictation and transcription of mate-
rial is included. OFAD 110 Presentation Graphics
Prerequisites:None.Provides hands-on experience and familiarizes students with specific advanced design and layout techniques and
practical applications of business presentations. OFAD 113 Medical Coding
Prerequisites: HLHS 101.Addresses basic CPT coding concept guide-
lines including learning to use documented information and basic ICD-9 coding guidelines including how to extract information from medical charts.(For campuses that do not have an MEAS program.)
OFAD 114 Desktop Publishing
Prerequisites: CINS 101 or OFAD 103.Emphasizes the production of publication quality documents.Attention is given to design and lay- out principles and production techniques.Fonts,graphics,and page
composition are integrated into camera-ready documents using
computer software and hardware.
OFAD 115 Computer Concepts for the Medical Office
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Familiarizes the student with computer applications in the health care setting.Designed to provide the student with basic operations and applications of com- puter usage within the health care provider office.Applies the use of
a computerized account management software.
OFAD 116 Essentials of Business Correspondence
Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 024 and ENGL 031.An intensive,competency-based business correspondence course that involves grammar,word usage,pronunciation,punctua- tion, proofreading,spelling,vocabulary building,and other language skills that are essential to good workplace communication.
OFAD 119 Document Processing
Prerequisites: Demonstrated competency of 35 gross words per minute on a three-minute timed writing with three or fewer errors or earning a grade of“C”or higher in OFAD 019.Emphasis is placed on increasing speed,improving accuracy,developing and applying formatting skills,applying communication and language arts skills,
and developing document production techniques on a personal computer using an up-to-date word processing software package.
OFAD 121 Office Procedures and Team Dynamics
Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency of 35 gross words per minute on a three-minute timed writing with three or fewer errors or earning a grade of“C”or higher in OFAD 019.Prepares the student to understand and carry out responsibilities assigned in a business office.Topics include telephone techniques,office equipment,travel and conference arrangements,professional development,research techniques,time and stress management,and business ethics.
OFAD 130 Quality and Customer Service
Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025 and ENGL 032.Examines and addresses issues of quality and customer service
faced by organizations.Explores evolving philosophies,definition, development and application.Includes examination of current appli-
cations in administration. OFAD 171 Topics in Presentation Graphics
Prerequisites:None.Provides hands on experience and familiarizes students with specific advanced design and layout techniques and
practical applications of business presentations OFAD 204 Microsoft Outlook
Prerequisites: None.Provides students with the ability to utilize email components.Topics include managing schedules,managing folders and contacts,organizing work using tasks and notes,and
customizing and using advanced email features. OFAD 207 Integrated Applications
Prerequisites:Demonstrates competency through appropriate assessment or successful completion of CINS 101.Explore the advanced features of an integrated office software package using word processing,spreadsheets,database,and presentation graphics.
OFAD 208 Shorthand/Notetaking II
Prerequisites: OFAD 108.Develop dictation,notetaking and tran- scription skills through drills and tests.Emphasizes speed,accuracy and use of correct English.Reinforces and builds on principles and
skills learned in Shorthand/Notetaking I. OFAD 211 Medical Transcription I
Prerequisites: HLHS 101 and OFAD 119 with an entry level speed of 40 GWAM on a 5-minute timed writing with a 5 error limit.Develop skills and knowledge of medical transcription,utilizing medical
reports, terminology, and correspondence. OFAD 212 Medical Transcription II
Prerequisites: MEAS 135 or OAFD 211.Develops transcription skills using medical documents such as office chart notes,letters,initial office evaluations,history and physicals,consultations,emergency room reports,and discharge summaries for various medical specialties.
OFAD 213 Professional Medical Coding
Prerequisites: OFAD 113.Addresses advanced CPT coding concept guidelines including learning to use documented information and advanced ICD-9 coding guidelines including how to extract infor- mation from medical charts.Emphasis is given to surgical coding in
the course. OFAD 214 Multimedia Design
Prerequisites: CINS 101 or OFAD 103.Create multimedia presenta- tions for primary delivery via the Internet.Attention is given to design and layout principles and production techniques.Color and editing graphics and photographs will be introduced.Students will also apply their design skills to preparing documents for electronic