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Career Step logoThe University of New Mexico division of Continuing Education has partnered with Career Step to help students like you train for a rewarding new career. Career Step is a Leader in online allied health education and job training, offering preparation for national certification & employment. Founded in 1992, Career Step has trained over 60,000 students.

You’ll receive career focused education and job training that includes real world practicum and software used in the workplace from instructors with industry experience and certifications. Career Step courses are self-paced and vary in cost from $1300-2375 depending upon the program.

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Career Step has been a leader in healthcare professional training for 25 years. Specializing in medical transcription, medical coding, pharmacy technician and administrative medical assisting hare the core entry-level profession with bright employment outlooks. Online courses build on the skills needed for this work such as attention to detail, time managment, research and problem solving abilities. Working independently in an online environment will develop your aptitude for remote work. Learn if an online training program is the perfect fit for you in time, money and skill building. This is a FREE event.

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Am I Ready for an Online Course? Succeed in a Self-paced world - FAB-PD

10/5/17
Thu 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (1 Session Total)
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Career Step Information Session - FAA-PD

10/5/17
Thu 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (1 Session Total)
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Approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), the Medical Transcription Editor program focuses on teaching the skills needed to work as a medical transcriptionist and medical transcription editor. Students study medical terminology, anatomy, healthcare documentation, and editing theory and technique as well as developing and practicing their typing and listening skills on hundreds of authentic, employer-provided dictations from a variety of specialties. In addition to one-on-one instructor support and personalized graduate support, Enrollment includes ten e-books, a transcription foot pedal, AHDI Book of Style e-book, and a voucher to take the RHDS exam.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development. Please read: DATES ARE PLACEHOLDERS for this is an online course with weekly enrollment. Your account access information will be emailed to you after Wednesdays. Contact the Program Supervisor if you have questions or need assistance EMAIL:CEHealth@unm.edu

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38128
$3000
9/2/17
Sat 12:01 AM - 1:01 AM
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Approved by the National Healthcareer Association, the Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR program prepares students for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) credentials. Students learn Microsoft Office basics, healthcare documentation and reimbursement, and medical office management topics such as practice finances and standard office procedures. The interactive online curriculum also includes over 20 hours of training on the government-certified ezEMRx EHR software. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized graduate support after graduation, students receive e-books and vouchers for the CMAA and CHERS exams.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development. Please read: DATES ARE PLACEHOLDERS for this is an online course with weekly enrollment. Your account access information will be emailed to you after Wednesdays. Contact the Program Supervisor if you have questions or need assistance EMAIL:CEHealth@unm.edu

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38130
$2700
9/2/17
Sat 12:01 AM - 1:01 AM
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The Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare students to earn the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) credential after graduation. Curriculum includes interactive simulations and covers healthcare reimbursement, basic anatomy, clinical patient care, EKG testing, and phlebotomy. Enrollment includes ebooks and a voucher to take the CCMA exam after graduation.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development. Please read: DATES ARE PLACEHOLDERS for this is an online course with weekly enrollment. Your account access information will be emailed to you after Wednesdays. Contact the Program Supervisor if you have questions or need assistance EMAIL:CEHealth@unm.edu

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38132
$3500
9/2/17
Sat 12:01 AM - 1:01 AM
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The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam. Students study pharmacology, pharmaceutical calculations, nonsterile compounding, and pharmacy law, regulations, and standards as well as topics specific to working in retail or institutional pharmacies. During the training, students have the opportunity to participate in an on-site externship at a local Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, or independent pharmacy. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized graduate support after graduation, students receive e-books, a drug reference handbook, and a PTCB Exam voucher. The course, currently pending ASHP accreditation, connects students with an externship partner so they can fulfill graduation requirements. In addition to one-on-one instructor support, students will receive a lab kit, ebooks, and an exam voucher. NOTE: Tuition increase from the summer catalog publication. This is a self-paced online course. You may start at any time.

Note: TUITION INCREASE from the summer catalog publication. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development. Please read: DATES ARE PLACEHOLDERS for this is an online course with weekly enrollment. Your account access information will be emailed to you after Wednesdays. Contact the Program Supervisor if you have questions or need assistance EMAIL:CEHealth@unm.edu

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38140
$3000
9/2/17
Sat 12:01 AM - 1:01 AM
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The AHIMA-approved Professional Medical Coding and Billing with Applied PCS program prepares students for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) and Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exams. Topics studied include healthcare information management, reimbursement methodologies, biomedical sciences, and current code sets, including an in-depth look at ICD-10-PCS. Students practice their coding skills in an extensive practical section to gain valuable hands-on experience before graduation. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors during training and access to personalized graduate support, students receive ebooks, industry codebooks, access to online references, and a voucher for one of the national certification exams.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development. Please read: DATES ARE PLACEHOLDERS for this is an online course with weekly enrollment. Your account access information will be emailed to you after Wednesdays. Contact the Program Supervisor if you have questions or need assistance EMAIL:CEHealth@unm.edu

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38145
$3500
9/2/17
Sat 12:01 AM - 1:01 AM
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The Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare students to earn the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) credential after graduation. Curriculum includes interactive simulations and covers healthcare reimbursement, basic anatomy, clinical patient care, EKG testing, and phlebotomy. Enrollment includes ebooks and a voucher to take the CCMA exam after graduation.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development. Please read: DATES ARE PLACEHOLDERS for this is an online course with weekly enrollment. Your account access information will be emailed to you after Wednesdays. Contact the Program Supervisor if you have questions or need assistance EMAIL:CEHealth@unm.edu

Section FAA-PD

38132
$3500
12/16/17
Sat 12:01 AM - 1:01 AM
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Graduate Services include:

  • Personalized consultations and career guidance
  • Monthly follow-up communication
  • Resume review, interview coaching, reference letters
  • 1 year help hotline after graduation
  • Assistance to identify potential employment opportunities
  • 96% employment rate for high honors medical transcriptionist graduates
  • 80% employment rate for high honors coding graduates with certification
  • Accessible database with details of over 150 transcription companies

* Dates for these courses are placeholder. You may enroll at any time.


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Request free information today to learn more about the Career Step online training programs offered through University of New Mexico. By requesting free information, you'll receive additional details by email. You can contact us about the University of New Mexico program directly at 1-877-225-7151 or apinfo@careerstep.com.


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UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty and Retirees: You may use your Tuition Remission for all Professional Development classes.

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