Prepare to take the certification examination offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). This course builds on your present level of knowledge and enhances your ability to understand coding guidelines, principles and concepts and how they relate to compliance. Learn study tips and take practice examinations to increase your confidence. Textbook required. Pre-requisites: CPT & ICD-9 Coding I and CPT & ICD-9 Coding II. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Acquire the basic computer skills required for employment as an Allied Health professional. Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Windows, file management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access. Along with learning the basic components of the computer, students will learn to navigate the desktop; store and retrieve files; create, save and print a Word document; work with formulas and tables in an Excel spreadsheet; and create and modify an Access database. Purchase of Textbook and USB Flash Drive required. Senior adult and disabled course fee tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
This course is designed for medical care providers and provides instruction for CPR (one- and two-rescuer) and relief of choking for the adult, child, and infant victim. Topics include the use of airway devices like the bag valve mask and various pocket masks. All participants must be able to kneel on the floor beside a manikin for extended periods of time. There is a 25-question test with a passing score of 84% required. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
This course, designed for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens, provides instruction regarding workplace exposure. Topics include reducing the chance of exposure, personal protective equipment, and exposure incident response. Meets Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. Participation certificate provided upon course completion. Textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Demystify the complexities of HIPAA! To be a successful healthcare professional, it's mandatory that you know the ins and outs of HIPAA compliance. This course focuses on the Administrative Simplification portion of HIPAA. Topics include transactions, code sets, and identifiers; the Privacy Rule; and the Security Rule. By the end of the course, you'll feel confident in your ability to comply with HIPAA requirements. Senior and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Effective communication is essential in the healthcare environment. This course emphasizes the principles common to written and oral communications from a business perspective. Topics include the art of communication, telephone procedures, mail processing, electronic communication, and the use of social media. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Gain the opportunity to launch your career as an entry-level medical office professional! During this "real world" experience, you will build professional relationships and demonstrate the technical skills you learned in the classroom. The externship consists of a supervised, individually scheduled, forty-hour clinical assignment in a healthcare facility. Prerequisite: Medical Office Processes. No textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course Fee: $345
Material Fee: $79
Individually scheduled. Placement may take up to 6 months.Must also enroll in 45495. Evening and weekend hoursunavailable.
Prepare for a career in the health services industry by learning medical terminology online. This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. Root terms are divided by each body system. The origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage are provided for each root term. Word associations are provided as a learning tool. Unusual and interesting information is provided in regards to each term. Root terms are combined with prefixes and suffixes as your learning will culminate in the interpretation of several paragraphs of medical notes. Requirements: Internet access, E-mail, Internet Explorer or Netscape or Firefox Web browser. No medical background is necessary.