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Healthcare is a topic on everyone's mind. The important work of the medical coder and billing specialist is to connect services with payment options. The changes over the last two years and the expansion of services makes a certified medical coders essential to the organization. Coders can work in hospitals, physician's offices or remotely as a self‐employed contractor. Join Lupe Chavez, our instructor for the Certificate in Administrative Medical Coding and Billing, to learn about the opportunities for becoming certified and how this certificate program can be your first step into the health care world. This is a FREE event.

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Section SUA‐PD

38030
$00
8/22/17
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 7:00 PM
Lupe Chavez
CE South Building

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Your brain can improve over time if given the right care and use. Regardless of age, everyone benefits when more attention is given to feeding and ''exercising'' this complex and vital asset. Jump start your brain fitness with this free ''mini‐class'' lead by raChelle Karman. This information is valuable not only to the layperson but also to allied health professionals and herbalists.

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Section FAA‐PD

38026
$00
9/28/17
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 7:00 PM
raChelle Karman
CE South Building

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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.

Section FAB‐PD

38028
$00
10/5/17
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 7:00 PM
. Career Step
CE South Building

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Career Step offers healthcare training online. The newest course to be added to our lineup is Medical Assistant. Learn about this and the other four courses from a premiere online provider for the past 25 years. Pharmacy Technician, Professional Medical Coding and Billing with Applied PCS, Medical Transcription Editor and Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR are the other heathcare training our partner offers. This is a FREE event.

Section FAA‐PD

38028
$00
10/5/17
Thu 12:00 PM ‐ 1:00 PM
. Career Step
CE South Building

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Good sleep is essential for maintaining our health and well‐being. This course will teach you about healthy sleep and provide natural techniques to sleep better and feel well‐rested. A simple breathing meditation will be taught that has been demonstrated to improve sleep in a published research study. This is a FREE session, open to everyone with an interest in wellness and health. NOTE: This is a remote session online. Once you enroll, the link to access this session will be sent to you. You will be given directions for accessing by your computer on your enrollement confirmation. Contact CEHealth@unm.edu for help.

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Section FAC‐PD

38026
$00
10/12/17
Thu 12:00 PM ‐ 1:00 PM
Julie Staples, Ph.D.
Online Course

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Join herbalist and geographer Dara Saville of Albuquerque Herbalism for an introduction to the varied medicinal plants and landscapes of Central New Mexico. We'll explore the Bosque, high desert, Sandia mountains, and urban environments as we look at key medicinal plants from each area. Discussions will touch on medicinal properties and uses, botany, ecology, and changing landscapes. NOTE: This is a FREE session open to everyone.

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Section FAD‐PD

38026
$00
11/6/17
Mon 6:00 PM ‐ 7:00 PM
Dara Saville
CE South Building

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Get an understanding of how toxic chemicals in everyday products may be affecting your health. Exposure to toxic chemicals can contribute to any illness and can cause a multitude of symptoms including dizziness, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle pain and mind fog. Learn how to recognize toxins in your home products, remove most of them from your environment, and replace them with simple non‐toxic alternatives. By choosing to reduce your toxic load, you may improve your health and wellbeing, reduce medical bills, and help the environment.

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Section FAB‐PD

38026
$00
11/8/17
Wed 12:00 PM ‐ 1:00 PM
Caroline Orcutt
CE South Building

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