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Certifications

Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist Career Prep
Price: $1,495.00
It is so important for students entering the workforce to be well prepared for the challenges found there. For those students hoping for a career in health care, it is imperative that they have an understanding of electronic health records and how those records impact patient care and reimbursement. This course will provide provide the instructional tools needed to facilitate student learning of the electronic health record process. Administrative, clinical, and billing applications are discussed, as well as real-world situations that the students will encounter in the workforce. . Click here for the full description of Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist Career Prep


Medical Administrative Assistant Career Prep
Price: $1,645.00
Administrative Medical Assisting is one of the fastest growing careers in the health care industry today. The need for professionals that understand how to utilize computerized medical office software and perform administrative office procedures is growing substantially. Physician practices, hospitals, chiropractic practices, and other health care providers all depend on administrative professionals for day-to-day-support. In the Administrative Medical Assistant course you will learn medical terminology, patient confidentiality, scheduling, customer service, basic patient documentation, and basic billing as well as other administrative duties required by front office personnel. . Click here for the full description of Medical Administrative Assistant Career Prep


Medical Scribe - Allied Health Professional
Price: $1,399.00
This expedited program is designed specifically for practicing Allied Health Professionals (medical transcriptionists/HDS, medical assistants, etc.) in the field of medical scribing. Students will use their extensive medical knowledge to further their skills in this career opportunity. Starting from the vantage point that each candidate for this program comes to us with a fundamental level of knowledge in Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, English Grammar, Computer Skills and HIPAA, this course is designed to give you the information and knowledge necessary to handle the activities associated with medical scribing and further reducing the administrative burden placed on your physicians by today’s electronic medical record systems. Courses which would normally target new scribes (those with no previous healthcare experience) will be waived in this program if the prospective student passes an initial screening exam on these subjects.. Click here for the full description of Medical Scribe - Allied Health Professional



Certificates

Administrative Dental Assistant Career Prep
Price: $1,595.00
As an integral part of the dental healthcare team, an administrative dental assistant is responsible for managing the daily operations of the dental office while providing a caring environment for patients. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the dental office and the role of the administrative dental assistant. Students will learn how to manage patient records, maintain office inventory, conduct scheduling and recall functions, submit and manage patient insurance claims, and utilize technology to ensure a well-structured administrative system. Upon completion of this course, students will be fully prepared to become vital members of the dental healthcare team.. Full description of Administrative Dental Assistant Career Prep


Basic Computer Literacy for Allied Health
Price: $1,275.00
The healthcare system relies heavily on the use of computers to manage patient information and administer consistent and appropriate care. Therefore, the healthcare professional must have a solid understanding of computer basics when working in any healthcare setting. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the different computer suystems and operations that are used in the healthcare setting, including hardware and software applications. Students will learn how to use word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and database software to manage daily office operations. In addition, students will become familiar with the internet and technology assisted communication, as well as the guidelines surrounding information access, use and privacy. Upon completion of this course, students will be fully prepared to utilize computer technology to perform administrative and patient care functions in a healthcare setting.. Full description of Basic Computer Literacy for Allied Health


Healthcare Professional Perspectives on HIV and AIDS
Price: $1,599.00
While much is now known about HIV infection, its direct and indirect effects continue to challenge patients, families, communities, and caregivers. A new generation of health care providers is now needed to provide care for persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH). Unlike earlier professional caregivers who had limited treatment options and primarily provided care for those dying from AIDS, the new generation of caregivers must understand HIV/AIDS as a chronic condition that PLWH may live with for several decades. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of HIV and AIDS, and it will cover topics ranging from the history of HIV, transmission, prevention, patient management, and working with special populations. When a student completes this course, the student will have a thorough understanding of the needs of patients living with HIV/AIDS and will be better equipped to provide care for those infected with the virus.. Full description of Healthcare Professional Perspectives on HIV and AIDS


Home Health Assistant Career Prep
Price: $1,425.00
Home Health Aides work directly with individuals in their homes to provide assistance with daily living and self-care tasks. Home health aides help people who are disabled, chronically ill, or cognitively impaired. They often help older adults who need assistance. In some states, home health aides may be able to give a client medication or check the client’s vital signs under the direction of a nurse or other healthcare practitioner. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the Home Health Aide profession through the use of theoretical and practical applications. Students will learn about the medical and social needs of home health care clients, as well as the nutrition, personal care, cleaning, and infection control tasks required of Home Health Aides. Upon completion of this course, students will be fully prepared to begin working with clients in their homes. In addition, this course will provide an initial educational foundation for students preparing to take state licensing or certification exams. However, since the requirements for each state differ, students will have to conduct their own research to determine state-specific certification requirements. Depending on the state requirements, the student may need to complete additional coursework or additional licensing requirements (e.g. externship or other work experience) beyond the completion of this course.. Full description of Home Health Assistant Career Prep


Home Health Assistant Career Prep Professional
Price: $2,495.00
Home Health Aides work directly with individuals in their homes to provide assistance with daily living and self-care tasks. Home health aides help people who are disabled, chronically ill, or cognitively impaired. They often help older adults who need assistance. In some states, home health aides may be able to give a client medication or check the client’s vital signs under the direction of a nurse or other healthcare practitioner. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the Home Health Aide profession through the use of theoretical and practical applications. Students will learn about the medical and social needs of home health care clients, as well as the nutrition, personal care, cleaning, and infection control tasks required of Home Health Aides. Upon completion of this course, students will be fully prepared to begin working with clients in their homes. In addition, this course will provide an initial educational foundation for students preparing to take state licensing or certification exams. However, since the requirements for each state differ, students will have to conduct their own research to determine state-specific certification requirements. Depending on the state requirements, the student may need to complete additional coursework or additional licensing requirements (e.g. externship or other work experience) beyond the completion of this course.. Full description of Home Health Assistant Career Prep Professional



Courses

AMCA Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) Review Course
Price: $249.00
This exam review course is used to accompany the exam prep study guide you will be reading . The online component of the review course will provide a variety of interactive activities, videos, and knowledge check activities to reinforce what you are learning from the study guide. It is intended to be used as reinforcement for what you have already learned. It is not intended to replace classroom learning or notes that you have already taken. Instead, use what you have already learned. The notes that you have taken and the books that you used could be a great reference while you are studying. Throughout this online course, you will complete a number of "Knowledge Checks." These activities will include questions similar to those you will encounter when you take the certification exam. Your paper study guide also has a practice exam at the end that you will take. This exam will hep you prepare for the certification exam.. Full description of AMCA Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) Review Course