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Health and Wellness Instructors

The instructors for our Health and Wellness Professions classes are healthcare and medical industry experts who enjoy sharing their knowledge, skills, and expertise. As part of their continued commitment to the industry, they stay informed on the newest technologies, and methods.

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Ms. Chavez has been employed in the Health Care Industry for over 28 years. Her experience ranges from coding and billing to compliance and education. She received her CPC (certified professional coder) certification in 1991 and her CPC‐H (certified professional coder‐hospital) certification in 1998 from the American Academy of Professional Coders. In 1998, Ms. Chavez is credited for initiating the Albuquerque AAPC Chapter in which she served as chapter president for 2 years. In 2007, Ms. Chavez received her CCP‐P (certified compliance professional‐physician) certification from the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and her CMAS (certified medical administrative specialist) from the American Medical Technologists. Ms. Chavez was the co‐founder of Medical Academy Services LLC and in 2008 became the sole founder of New Mexico HealthCare Consulting Services LLC.

Upcoming Classes:

FRESH LOOK ‐ Orientation to Medical Coding &; Billing Training (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 05/16/2018
CPC National Certification Boot Camp (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Medical Terminology and Human Anatomy for Coders (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 07/26/2018



Upcoming Classes:

Physician's Office Assistant + EHRM with Clinical Externship (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Electronic Health Records Management (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Medical Billing and Coding (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Clinical Medical Assistant with Clinical Externship (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Pharmacy Technician with Clinical Externship (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Dialysis Technician (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Certified Professional Medical Auditor (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Medical Administrative Assistant (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Dental Assistant with Clinical Externship (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Pharmacy Technician + MAA with Clinical Externship (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
EKG Technician (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Certified Professional Healthcare Compliance Officer (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Medical Billing and Coding + MAA (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 06/02/2018
Clinical Medical Assistant with Clinical Externship (Section SUA‐PE) ‐ 09/01/2018

Sonia Masocco, LDT, C.Ay.P., CAH is a professional member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy as well as a member of the American Herbalist Guild. For the past 14 years, Sonia has had a private practice in Albuquerque; she also participates in lectures and conferences worldwide.

Upcoming Classes:

Food as Medicine (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 05/10/2018
Remedies, Know your Essences (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 06/06/2018
Clinical Herbalism 101 (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 09/05/2018
Clinical Herbalism 103 (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 09/06/2018
Clinical Case Studies in Herbalism (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 09/10/2018
Chikitsa: the 6 major factors of health and wellness (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 09/11/2018
Ethics of Herbal Medicine (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 10/22/2018

Daniel Mintie LCSW, a trainer at the Mountain View California Feeling Good Institute, has 25 years experience treating addictions, anxiety, depression and trauma. He runs a bi‐monthly TEAM training group at his Albuquerque office and provides TEAM consultation and training worldwide via the internet.

Upcoming Classes:

Dealing with Stressful and Traumatic Events (Section SUA‐PD) ‐ 08/04/2018


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