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Cindy Hyslop
Professor Computer Technology


"If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into committees. That'll do them in. " — Author Unknown



Contact Information

Office Location: HTC 132, Elko Campus
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Office Hours

  • Monday: By Appointment
  • Tuesday: 8:30 - 11:30
  • Wednesday: 8:30 - 11:30
  • Thursday: By Appointment
  • Friday: By Appointment


  • MAEd, Master of Science in Education - Educational Technology, Boise State University. , 2002
  • BS, Business Administration, University of Montana - Western, Dillon, 1990




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Title:Certificate Information for MCOD
My Comments:See the website for information on the Professional Medical coding and Billing. Next certificate will start in Fall 2014
Syllabus (PDF)
Title:Certificate of Achievement- Office Technology Emphasis
My Comments:Contact Cindy Hyslop for more information 775-753-2307 or
Syllabus (PDF)
COT 241
Title:Medical Office Procedures
Catalog Description: Introduces medical office administrative procedures. Topics include appointment processing, written and oral communications, ethics, confidentiality, HIPAA, medical records, patient orientation and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic administrative skills within the medical environment. Emphasis on developing human relations and customer service skills.
My Comments:Textbook Information: Administrative Procedures for Medical Assisting: 5th Edition

Kathryn Booth, Terri Wyman, Leesa Whicker

ISBN: 9780077656072

Syllabus (PDF)
IS 101
Title:Introduction to Information Systems
Catalog Description: Introduction to computer-based information systems management including hardware/software relationships, business applications usage, systems theory, current technology, networking, the Internet, computer security, and privacy issues. Recommended corequisite: IS 201.
My Comments:This is the syllabus for the five week winter session class.

Technology In Action, Introductory, 11/E

Alan Evans, Montgomery County Community College

Kendall Martin

Mary Anne Poatsy, Montgomery County Community College

ISBN-10: 0133827356 ISBN-13: 9780133827354 -
Syllabus (PDF)
IS 201
Title:Computer Applications
Catalog Description: An introduction to the most commonly used microcomputer business software with emphasis on operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation software, and software integration. Substantial hands-on work provides practical experience using this software. Recommended corequisite: IS 101.
My Comments:SHAFFER: MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013: FIRST COURSE , 20149781285167640, Published by ITP

You have to have MS Office 2013-Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
Syllabus (PDF)
MCOD 200
Title:Introduction to Diagnostic Coding
Catalog Description: Introduction to Basic Diagnosis Coding. Learn to navigate the code book and find official addition coding conventions and general coding guidelines.
MCOD 210
Title:Exploring Reimbursement and Procedural Coding and Billing
Catalog Description: Explores healthcare reimbursement and provides detailed information about the various types of payment systems used to reimburse outpatient services. Introduction to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codebook.
MCOD 220
Title:Skill Building for Outpatient Coding
Catalog Description: Skill building for outpatient coding of actual outpatient medical records.
OFFH 2015
Title:Office Hours -Spring 2015
My Comments:Office Hours Fall 2014- Contact me at 775-753-2307 or email
Syllabus (PDF)
Title:Textbook Information
My Comments:Textbook Information
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