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Opportunities to work in the health care and health technology sector are very good, and expected to continue to be strong for many years. Our approach to meeting the needs of tomorrow is to develop high quality courses and training programs today. Our programs fulfill requirements that are in growing demand by the health care industry and that encourage the teamwork, commitment and strength needed by the student to achieve success in the pursuit of their career goals.

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Health Ed Today Online Programs

Upcoming Classes

Get practical skills and evidence-based training by instructors expert in health and wellness fields that include traditional and integrative medical education to meet your career goals.

Health Careers - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

This comprehensive 50 hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the ASPT – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other National Certification Exams. This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. Additionally, students will practice with EKGequipment and perform hands on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12‐lead placement and other clinical practices.

Section Spring 1

38215
$1,399
4/7/20 - 6/2/20
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Venitia Moreno
CE Online

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Clinical Case Studies is designed specifically for students that have completed clinical herbalism level I. In this class the students acquire advanced understanding of the principles and practices of clinical herbalism through discussion of client based etiology, pathology and treatment. Case studies selected from a clinical practice concerning cardiovascular, pulmonary, psychiatry, pain and specific pathologies will be presented and students will be required to devise herbal protocols, discuss indications, contraindications and drug/herb interactions with specifics as to form of preparation and posology of the herbs or preparations ultimately selected. This class requires participation and commitment.

Section SPA‐PD

38272
$389
4/13/20 - 4/22/20
Mon, Tue, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Sonia Masocco, R.A.P, CH
CE Online

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The 60 hour Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions – Dental Assisting. The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with all areas of pre‐clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice. This course covers the following key areas and topics – Administrative Aspects include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting; introduction to the dental office; the legal aspects of dentistry; policies and guidelines. Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy; dental operatory; dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure; primary and permanent teeth; the oral cavity and related structures; proper patient positioning; dental hand‐pieces; sterilization; and other areas. In addition to entry‐level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program. Textbooks and Materials included with tuition.National Certification Exam ‐ Students are eligible to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board Radiation Health and Safety Exam (RHS) and the Infection Control (ICE) exam upon finishing program.The Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) ‐ requires 3 components: RHS, ICE, and the General Chairside Assisting (GC) exams. The GC Route II requires 3,500 chairside work hours before taking. Tests are not able to be proctored at UNMCE. Student is responsible for registered for exams after they complete the program. Exam fees are not included with tuition. For testing information go to: www.danb.org

Section Spring 1

38213
$1,299
4/13/20 - 6/22/20
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
To be Announced
CE Online

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This is an intense ICD‐10‐CM coding course, which starts with the format and convention behind the International Classification of Diseases, then builds upon these coding fundamentals until the student can code complex diagnoses from the medical record documentation. Prerequisite: Course #38104 Medical Terminology and Human Anatomy for Coders. NOTE: Book is required. Student is to purchase.

Section Spring 1

38105
$1,000
4/16/20 - 5/28/20
Mon, Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Lupe Chavez, CPC, COC, CPB, CCP‐P
CE Online

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This workshop is for anyone who would like to recover from the experience of stressful and traumatic events. These events might include serious physical illness, physical or sexual assault, divorce, automobile accident, death of a loved one or financial losses. You will learn cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques and Kundalini yoga practices that address both the physical and psychological aftereffects of stressful and traumatic experiences. Research studies have shown these tools to be effective in decreasing trauma symptoms and helping to restore sound sleep. They have helped many participants reduce or eliminate post‐traumatic suffering and move forward into peaceful, joyful, productive lives.

Section Spring 1

38780
$225
4/18/20
Sat 9:00 AM ‐ 4:00 PM
Julie Staples, Ph.D.
CE South Building

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This course provides an introduction to the community reinforcement approach (CRA) as a comprehensive model of change based on positive reinforcement. Participants are introduced to sobriety sampling, functional analysis, reinforcer sampling, behavioral skills training, social/recreational counseling, and job‐seeker training for helping clients find employment. The importance of involving significant others is also stressed.

Section SPA‐PD

39456
$145
5/2/20 - 5/3/20
Sat,Sun 8:30 AM ‐ 5:30 PM
Vickie McGinley, DBH, LPCC, LADAC
CE South Building

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Full disclosure, informed consent, confidentiality, professional courtesy, environmental commitment are just a few of the things required by the Code of Ethics by the American Herbalist Guild. In this class you will learn the terms, be exposed to experts in business practices and ethics, as well as networking and social media skills. This class is necessary for students wishing to establish a reputable herbal practice.

Section SPA‐PD

38273
$389
5/11/20 - 5/20/20
Mon, Tue, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Sonia Masocco, R.A.P, CH
CE South Building

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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.

Section Spring 1

38030
$0
5/13/20
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 7:00 PM
Lupe Chavez, CPC, COC, CPB, CCP‐P
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. Providing education in critical health care careers with bright employment outlooks. Online courses build on the skills needed in these careers including attention to detail, time managment, research and problem solving skills. This information session will provide you with an overview of these careers and online programs along with Q and A. Learn if an online training program is the perfect fit for you. This is a FREE event.

Section Spring 2

38028
$0
5/14/20
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 7:00 PM
. Career Step
CE South Building

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This course covers level II of the HSPCS coding system. HCPCS level II is a standardized coding system that is used primarily to identify products, supplies, and services not included in the CPT codes, such as ambulance services and durable medical equipment, injections, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS). A complete review of HCPCS level II modifiers and their relationship to CPT‐4 codes will also be covered. A basic knowledge of CPT coding is desired.

Section Spring 2

38120
$629
5/19/20 - 5/28/20
Tue, Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 8:00 PM and Wed 5:30 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Lupe Chavez, CPC, COC, CPB, CCP‐P
CE South Building

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Review the content for the CADAC and LADAC exams, and be ready for test day! This class provides exam content outlines and review four content sections, including counseling practices and skills (12 core functions), theoretical basis of counseling, professional considerations (cultural competency and ethics) and pharmacology. Recommended textbook: Getting Ready To Test: A Review and Preparation Manual for Drug and Alcohol Credentialing Exams (8th Edition) from Distance Learning Center, LLC at https://www.dlcllc.shop/collections/readytotest‐com‐study‐guides

Section Spring 1

39310
$85
5/30/20
Sat 9:00 AM ‐ 1:30 PM
Jennifer Cady
CE Online

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The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry‐level positions in one of the fastest growing healthcare professions - Dental Assisting. With the national increase in healthcare‐related services, and the national shortage of healthcare professionals, the need for dental assistants is growing substantially. With a growing workforce over 300,000 strong, a career in dental assisting ranks as the fourth fastest growing occupations in the healthcare technician field. This course covers the history of dentistry, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, introduction to tooth structure (primary and permanent teeth), the oral cavity; and other areas. Program includes optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider if student passes course and meets qualifications.

Section Spring 1

38002
$3,950
5/31/20
n/a

N/A

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There are many areas of study including Medical Terminology/Anatomy, CPT, ICD‐10 and HCPCS coding that examinees must have a solid understanding of in order to successfully pass the certified professional coder (CPC) exam.

Section Summer 1

38113
$349
6/1/20 - 6/15/20
Mon, Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Lupe Chavez, CPC, COC, CPB, CCP‐P
CE South Building

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Identify, gather and preserve your herbs from the garden or the wild. Each of the 4 morning sessions, you will meet at a different field location in the Albuquerque area. Learn the foundations of field botany and plant identification and be introduced to the work herbalists do in the field. Topics include: Basic botany used for plant identification, local medicinal plant materia medica, field tools, journaling, wildcrafting and ethics. Your study of plant cycles, climate and growing conditions will deepen your connection with the plants, empowering you to interact knowledgeably and ethically with plants in the field. The Field Journal will be provided the first day of class.

Section Summer 1

38275
$269
6/5/20 - 6/26/20
Fri 9:00 AM ‐ 12:00 PM
Kate Viers, Clinical Herbalist
CE South Building

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This five hour fast paced boot camp will prepare students to take the CPC® national certification exam. All sections of the exam will be reviewed and testing techniques/tools will be covered. The boot camp will conclude with a timed mock exam. Students must bring their current editions of the CPT‐4, HCPCS and ICD‐10 coding books. Course material is included in course fee. Prerequisite: Courses #38104, #38102, #38105 or equivalent

Section SUA‐PD

38112
$149
6/13/20
Sat 8:00 AM ‐ 2:00 PM
Lupe Chavez, CPC, COC, CPB, CCP‐P
CE South Building

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Prepare for a variety of administrative positions in the medical industry, including Admitting Clerk, Medical Biller, Claims Processor and Medical Front Office. Learn third‐party payer billing, state and federal rules and regulations, compliance issues, HIPAA, patient record keeping, patient registration, and scheduling. Review reimbursement methodologies, fee schedule reimbursement and charge‐master issues, along with an introduction to CPT‐4 and ICD‐10 coding systems. This course meets in the computer lab. Course materials included in course fee. No textbook is required.

Section Summer 1

38110
$1,089
6/18/20 - 7/27/20
Mon, Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Lupe Chavez, CPC, COC, CPB, CCP‐P
CE South Building

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One‐on‐one session to review student's transcripts, course work, and student's path to NM licensure (LSAA/or LADAC).

Section Summer 1

39465
$0
7/18/20
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 12:30 PM
Jennifer Cady
CE South Building

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Counselor and mental health professionals need to know the current research, best practice, and critical thinking when working with women who have substance use disorders. Clinicians are aware of the important differences of gender with regard to the physical and emotional effects of substance use. Specific issues related to the delivery of gender‐responsive services for women by combining clinical interventions, practical applications and resources with women's voices. Practical hands‐on tools and resources about the specific recovery needs of women can increase treatment effectiveness. Improved outcomes when women's specific treatment provided result in better engagement and retention for successful results.

Section Summer 1

39100
$120
7/25/20
Sat 8:30 AM ‐ 5:30 PM
Vickie McGinley, DBH, LPCC, LADAC
CE South Building

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The Clinical Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomist is an essential role in the healthcare field. Begin your new career today as you learn this key role of working along side clinicians, providing important diagnostic testing to include blood drawing, speciment collection and assessment in the medical laboratory for patient diagnostics and care.

Section Summer 1

38205
$2,995
7/27/20 - 10/7/20
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 6:30 PM and Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:00 AM ‐ 3:00 PM
Sharon Whetten, M.Ed., BSMT (ASCP)
CE South Building

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One‐on‐one session to review student's transcripts, course work, and path for the NM Addiction Counselor licensure process. RSVP through Program Supervisor at CEHealth@unm.edu

Section Summer 2

39465
$0
8/1/20
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 12:30 PM
Jennifer Cady
CE South Building

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Knowledge of Medical Terminology and Anatomy is essential in any medical setting. This course introduces the foundations of medical language and human anatomy as it applies to medical coders, billers and office personnel. PRefixes, suffixes, diagnostic and medical terms will be covered as well as human anatomy in illustration form. The overview and discussion of body systems and diseases will be covered. NOTE: Required textbook Medical Terminology and Anatomy for Coding; 3rd edition by Betsy J. Shiland ISBN‐13: 978‐0323427951 Is included in tuition and will be distributed at the first class meeting.

Section Fall 1

38104
$1,089
8/17/20 - 9/28/20
Mon, Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Lupe Chavez, CPC, COC, CPB, CCP‐P
CE South Building

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This course provides health care professionals and community members applied skills for the practice of Clinical Herbalism. Students will learn fundamental principles behind preparation choice and practice making fresh and dry tinctures, cordial preparations, ghee and honey preparations, syrups, suppositories and inhalers. Synergies, potentiation and incapsulation will also be part of the experiential learning process. NOTE: Materials fee of $30 will be collected by the instructor on the first class. Material kits will be distributed at the first class.

Section FAA‐PD

38265
$345
9/8/20 - 10/1/20
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Sonia Masocco, R.A.P, CH
CE South Building

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This is an intense CPT coding course. Begin at the basic level, where students gain an understanding and foundation of CPT‐4 coding, then progress into evaluation, management, and surgery sections, followed by all other organ and body systems. The course concludes at the advanced level by coding from the medical record documentation. There will also be a complete review of modifiers. Prerequisite: Course #38104 Medical Terminology and Human Anatomy for Coders.

Section Fall 1

38102
$1,089
10/1/20 - 11/9/20
Mon, Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Lupe Chavez, CPC, COC, CPB, CCP‐P
CE South Building

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This course provides health care professionals and interested community members a basic foundation in Medical Herbalism. Students will explore the basic concepts of herbal terminology, botany, and medicinal uses of herbs for different systems of the body. Topics will include herbal preparations and regulations, plant identification, herb‐drug interactions, cultural diversity and traditional techniques in diagnostics and medicinal uses of herbs.

Section FAA‐PD

38261
$315
10/5/20 - 10/28/20
Mon, Tue, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Sonia Masocco, R.A.P, CH
CE South Building

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This is an intense ICD‐10‐CM coding course, which starts with the format and convention behind the International Classification of Diseases, then builds upon these coding fundamentals until the student can code complex diagnoses from the medical record documentation. Prerequisite: Course #38104 Medical Terminology and Human Anatomy for Coders. NOTE: Includes the cost of the required textbook 2019 ICD‐10‐CM Code Book [2018 ICD‐10‐CM Expert for Providers and Facilities] ISBN: 978‐1‐626884‐717 PLEASE CALL Registration at (505) 277‐0077 ex.t 1 for information on enrolling.

Section Fall 1

38105
$1,089
11/12/20 - 12/17/20
Mon, Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM and Tue 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Lupe Chavez, CPC, COC, CPB, CCP‐P
CE South Building

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Health and Wellness Online Classes

Get the training you need from the location of your choice, at a time that works with your schedule. Online Health and Wellness classes are a great way to advance, or begin your career in the healthcare field. You can take a shorter, 6-8 week class, or get a certificate online through an intensive, self-paced careers class.

Career Step Online Classes

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The Medical Coding and Billing online program prepares students to become certified in medical coding and billing and start their new career today. This is an online program that is self‐paced and one can register at any time. Topics studied include healthcare information management, reimbursement methodologies, biomedical sciences, and current code sets, including ICD‐10, CPT, and HCPCS. 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 e‐books, industry codebooks and access to online references. The program prepares one to sit for five different national certifications: CCA, CCS, and CCS‐P credentials (AHIMA), CPC or COC credentials (AAPC). Program is 445 hours total. 390 hours are required to graduate. 55 hours in ICD coding and inpatient practicum are option. It is highly advised to complete the entire 445 hours. Course is 1 year access. Receive a complimentary one‐year AHIMA student membership and voucher for one exam and laptop.

38145 | $3,700

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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.

38128 | $3,200

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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, laptop and a voucher to take the CCMA exam after graduation.

38132 | $4,000

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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: This course is currently eligible for promotional laptop with enrollment.

38130 | $3,200

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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 laptop, 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: This is a self‐paced online course. You may start at any time.

38140 | $3,000

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The Physical Therapy Aide program is designed to prepare students to pass the Certified Physical Therapy Aide Specialist (CPTAS) exam after graduation. The online curriculum includes exercises, learning games, and interactive simulations on key procedures. Students learn documentation and reimbursement, anatomy and pathophysiology, and patient preparation. In addition to ebooks, a personal Student Advocate, and one‐on‐one support, students receive access to personalized graduate services and a voucher to take the CPTAS exam after graduation. Course is 1 year access.

38148 | $3,000

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Health Ed Today Online Classes

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This billing and coding course offers the skills needed to perform complex coding and billing procedures. The course covers: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD‐9 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for insurance reimbursements. This billing and coding program delivers the skills students need to solve insurance billing and coding problems. It details proper assignment of codes and the process to file claims for reimbursement.

38007 | $3,250

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The Clinical Medical Assisting program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and other related tasks. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, pharmacology, taking and documenting vital signs, technical aspects of phlebotomy, the 12‐lead EKG and the cardiac life cycle. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician,s offices, clinics, chiropractor,s offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities. This is an online course of 780 hours with access for up to six months. Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider.

38001 | $3,950

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The Certified Professional Healthcare Compliance Officer course prepares students to become certified Healthcare Compliance Officers. Students will develop an understanding of the key requirements needed to effectively develop, implement, and monitor a healthcare compliance program for their practices or help others in their compliance efforts, which are based on governmental regulatory guidelines. Students will emerge from this course fully prepared to sit for the AAPC,s Certified Professional Compliance Officer (CPCO) certification exam.

38013 | $499

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This Dialysis Technician Program provides students with the knowledge needed to perform as a dialysis technician. This program will review kidney dialysis machines, preparing dialyzer reprocessing and delivery systems, and review equipment maintenance. The Program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties required of dialysis technicians.

38003 | $3,000

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This program prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record. This program prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record.

38004 | $3,000

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This EKG Technician Program prepares students to perform EKG,s. This course will include information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. This Program prepares students to function as EKG technicians.

38005 | $3,000

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This program covers information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. This program prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the healthcare industry. It provides students a well‐rounded introduction to medical administration that delivers the skills students require to obtain an administrative medical assistant position or advance within their current healthcare career.

38006 | $3,000

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The Pharmacy Technician Program This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board,s PTCB exam. Course content includes pharmacy medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining generic and brand names drugs and much, much more! Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! This program will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to pursue certification including the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board,s PTCB exam. The Medical Administrative Assistant Program This program covers information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. This program prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the healthcare industry. It provides students a well‐rounded introduction to medical administration that delivers the skills students require to obtain an administrative medical assistant position or advance within their current healthcare career. Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider!

38009 | $3,950

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This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board,s PTCB exam. Course content includes pharmacy medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining generic and brand names drugs and much, much more! Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! This program will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to pursue certification including the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board,s PTCB exam. Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider!

38010 | $3,000

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The Physician,s Office Assistant Program This program covers information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. This program prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the healthcare industry. It provides students a well‐rounded introduction to medical administration that delivers the skills students require to obtain an administrative medical assistant position or advance within their current healthcare career. The Electronic Health Record Management Program This program prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record. This program prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record. Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider!

38011 | $3,950

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This course is designed to prepare an individual to become an AAPC Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA). Participants will be able to use their experience with coding and documentation guidelines in order to improve a practice,s revenue cycles. The CPMA examination is recommended for certified coders or medical record auditors with experience auditing physician services or significant coding experience and is well versed with a variety of different types of audits including, but not limited to E/M services

38014 | $629

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The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry‐level positions in one of the fastest growing healthcare professions - Dental Assisting. With the national increase in healthcare‐related services, and the national shortage of healthcare professionals, the need for dental assistants is growing substantially. With a growing workforce over 300,000 strong, a career in dental assisting ranks as the fourth fastest growing occupations in the healthcare technician field. This course covers the history of dentistry, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, introduction to tooth structure (primary and permanent teeth), the oral cavity; and other areas. Program includes optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider if student passes course and meets qualifications.

38002 | $3,950

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