MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Prepare for careers as a Patient Registration Specialist, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Patient Service representative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant.

    You will receive a Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate upon successful completion of:
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Assistant: Administrative & Clinical Essentials
  • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
  • Tuition: $1,209 plus $10 registration fee per semester. Books extra.

Prerequisite: Computer Basics, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Prepare yourself to work as a Medical Assistant for physicians, medical groups and/or other health care facilities.

    You will receive a Medical Assistant Certificate upon successful completion of:
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • EKG Technician
  • Basic Life Support
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Medical Assistant: Administrative & Clinical Essentials
  • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
Tuition: $3,583 plus $10 registration fee per semester. Books extra

PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Patient Care Technicians work with doctors, nurses and other health care professionals to provide direct patient care in a variety of health care environments, especially hospitals and other acute care settings.

    You will receive a Patient Care Technician Certificate upon successful completion of:
  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Life Support
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • EKG Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
Tuition: $3,084 plus $10 registration fee per semester. Books extra Prerequisite: Must be a CNA.

EKG TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Prepare yourself to work as a Certified EKG Technician in hospitals, clinics and emergency rooms.

    You will receive an EKG Technician Certificate upon successful completion of:
  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Life Support
  • EKG Technician
  • Advanced EKG Technician
  • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
  • Tuition: $1,303 plus $10 registration fee per semester. Books extra.

    DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

    A Diagnostic Technician is responsible for accurately performing and processing electrocardiograms, draws intravenous and capillary blood from adults, infants and children and all related functions.

      You will receive a Diagnostic Technician Certificate upon successful completion of:
    • Medical Terminology
    • Basic Life Support
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • EKG Technician
    • Advanced EKG Technician
    • Phlebotomy Technician
    • Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence
    • Tuition: $3,253 plus $10 registration fee per semester. Books extra.

      MEDICAL CODING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

      Medical Coding Specialists are employed in hospitals, physicians' offices, health care insurance agencies, nursing homes and health clinics. Other medical positions are claims examiners, billing clerks, reimbursement analysts and more.

        You will receive a Medical Coding Certificate upon successful completion of:
      • Medical Terminology
      • Anatomy & Physiology
      • Medical Billing & Coding
      • Medical Coding I
      • Medical Coding II
      Tuition: $1,908 plus $10 material fee in cash to instructor for Medical Coding I and Medical Coding 11. Registration fee $10 per semester. Textbook extra. This certificate prepares you for the National Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam offered through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

      Medical Billing & ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS SPECIALIST CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

      Electronic Medical Records Specialist establish EMR systems and work to continually improve them through upgrades, expansion and other ongoing development. They often work alongside software developers and may serve as liasons between these developers and users of EMR systems. Electronic Medical Records Specialists are employed in medical facilities, or in technology firms that provide consultancy services for health care organizations.

        You will receive a Medical Billing & Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificate upon successful completion of:
      • Medical Terminology
      • Medical Billing & Electronic Health Records Fundamentals
      • Medical Billing & Electronic Health Records Certification Exam Prep Course>

        Tuition: $1,445 plus $10 registration fee per semester. Books extra. All courses must be taken at the Upper Cape Tech campus to qualify for the Certificate Programs. Under special circumstances, transfer of one course taken from an accredited college or technical school may be allowed.

      Health Careers

      EKG Technician




      Code: F18-313
      Price: $355.00

      Instructor: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN
      Day/Time: MON/WED, 5:30--8:30PM
      Start Date: OCTOBER 16, 2017.
      Fees: $355.00
      Number of Class Meetings: 8 sessions

      Course Description:

      The basic EKG technician course offers the skills necessary to perform EKG tracings of the heart. This program is designed to be an introduction to the cardiovascular system and related terminology with an emphasis on performing 12-lead EKG tracings and basic rhythm identification. If you are training for a career in the health care industry, this skill will enhance your career opportunities in a physician's office, clinic, skilled nursing or hospital setting. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology. Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class: Electrocardiography for Health Care Professionals, 3e. ISBN: 978-0077485276.

      EMT-Emergency Medical Technician Training




      Code: F18-329
      Price: $699.00

      Instructor: IEME THE Institute for Emergency Medical Education
      Day/Time: TUES/THURS 6:00-10:00PM
      Start Date: SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
      Fees: $699 - NO refund after the 1st class
      Number of Class Meetings: 35

      Course Description:

      Have you ever wanted to work in public safety? Have you consider a career in Emergency Medical Services? The EMS field is a very exciting one, and is continuing to expand. This Institute for Emergency Medical Education sponsored Emergency Medical Technician Program will start you on your new path. The EMT Program is an invigorating and challenging program that exceeds the mandated training requirements set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services and the National Registry of EMTs, by adding enrichment material and lessons such as AUTO EXTICATION, I.C.S. CERTIFICATION AND MORE. Our program utilizes a blended method of education by combining classroom lectures and skills labs with an interactive website that adds additional interactive activates, program examinations and message boards with chats. The program consists of 139 classroom hours, 48 on- line hours, and a 10 plus hour clinical component in hospital and ambulance settings in which you will conduct a minimum of 5 patient assessments This program is designed to teach you how to conduct emergency medical care in the pre-hospital environment. This is entry level (basic life support) of training in the Emergency Medical Services career field. The program follows the National Scope of Practice for EMTs, and focuses on precise patient assessment and management of trauma and medical emergencies, airway management, resuscitation and pharmacological interventions. This program will develop the student's confidence, knowledge and skills in performing critical assessment and management of patient's with medical and trauma related life threats. It also focuses on development of the EMT’s critical role as a team member during patient crisis situations. Successful completion of the course will allow the student to be considered eligible to take the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exams. YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AT TIME OF EXAM. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO READ, WRITE AND UNDERSTAND ENGLISH. UNIFORM (CONSISTS OF CLASS SHIRT AND BLUE PANTS/BOOTS), AND EXAM FEES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN TUTION. NO REFUND AFTER FIRST NIGHT OF CLASS. PROOF OF TB VACCINES AND MMR ARE REQUIRED. TEXTBOOK INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE INSTRUCTOR.

      Medical Terminology




      Code: F18-303
      Price: $355.00

      Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
      Day/Time: TUES/THURSDAY, 5:30-8:30 pm
      Start Date: SEPTEMBER 12, 2017.
      Fees: $355
      Number of Class Meetings: 8 sessions

      Course Description:

      If you are interested in health care, then this course is a must! This course serves as a prerequisite for many allied health careers. Build your medical vocabulary, understand terms associated with the function of the human body and learn the spelling of medical terms. Learn word elements of the anatomy, physiology, pathology and other related areas in the field of medicine. Abbreviations, prefixes and word building exercises will be included. Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class: Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 6th Edition, ISBN 978-1437734409. You may purchase this book on www.amazon.com or http://evolve.elsevier.com.

      "I recently took 3 courses (Medical Terminology, Medical Assistant Essentials, Phlebotomy Technician) at Upper Cape Tech, after years of being out of school. It was a little scary at first but the teachers and staff made my expe-rience a pleasant one. I learned a great deal (also had fun while doing so) from top-notch courses and instructors (Anne, Donna, and Kathy). I feel confident with the education I received at Upper Cape Tech and I am ready to start my new career in the medi-cal field. If you are ready to start a career in the medical field, this school has all the right tools." – Susan Lovell

      Basic Life Support




      Code: F18-305
      Price: $69.00

      Instructor: Karen Lafreniere, RN, UCT Health Careers Instructor
      Day/Time: TUESDAY, 4:30-8:30pm
      Start Date: SEPTEMBER 5, 2017.
      Fees: $69 CPR/AED card included
      Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

      Course Description:

      Employees in a healthcare setting will benefit from this course. The class covers infant, child and adult techniques for choking and CPR training. You receive information on heart attacks, strokes, AED (defibrillator) training and use of barrier devices. The American Heart Association certificate Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is provided upon completion.

      Reflexology Technique to Enhance Your Profession




      Code: F18-219
      Price: $159.00

      Instructor: Kathleen Viola, Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, President/CEO Integrative Reflexology Association of America, Nationally Certified Master Reflexologies Instructor/ National Proctor for Reflexology Certification Board (RCB), LMT, RYT, CYT
      Day/Time: Thursdays 5:30 - 8:30 PM
      Start Date: SEPTEMBER 14, 21, 28 & OCTOBER 5th. - 2017
      Fees: $159.00 plus a $49.00 Material Fee for Handouts & Charts payable to the Instructor 1st night of class.
      Number of Class Meetings: 4 Sessions

      Course Description:

      Reflexology Techniques to Enhance Your Profession Calling all post graduates, current professionals, body workers, massage therapists, cosmetologist, nail technicians, practitioners, registered nurses, nurse assistants, licensed practical nurses, dental assistants and more. This workshop is designed just for you and your profession. To attend this workshop you must have knowledge and education of Anatomy and Pathology. Kathleen will share the techniques utilized in the reflexology profession. Topics include: finger/thumb walking and more; a systematic map of application, zone therapy, meridian system, introduction to the art and the science of reflexology. You will experience head, facial, hand and foot reflexology. Yoga breathing techniques are shared to bring your clients into a deeper relaxation state to reduce stress. Charts and handouts are included in the class fee. These techniques may be used in your current practice to enhance your current menu of offering and the optimum client relaxation and stress reduction. Those interested in acquiring the minimum required hours for national certification through the Reflexology Certification Board, (RCB), talk to Kathleen at 5087901690. Instructor: Kathleen Viola, Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, President/CEO Integrative Reflexology Association of America, Nationally Certified Master Reflexologies, Instructor/National Proctor for Reflexology Certification Board (RCB), LMT, RYT, CYT

      Anatomy & Physiology




      Code: F18-307
      Price: $355.00

      Prerequisites: Medical Terminology
      Instructor: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN
      Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday 5:30-8:30pm
      Start Date: SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
      Fees: $355
      Number of Class Meetings: 8 SESSIONS.

      Course Description:

      This human anatomy & physiology course is recommended for those entering the health field, especially Medical Coding. It is designed to explore and understand the body's structure and investigate the functions for living things. This course provides you with information on all the body systems. Multimedia learning tools and take with you materials and resources are included in every class. Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class:Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease for the Healthcare Professional, 3rd Edition, ISBN: 978-0073402222

      Medical Coding I




      Code: F18-316
      Price: $599.00

      Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology & Basic computer knowledge
      Instructor: Diane Parini, CPC, LPN with over 30 years in nursing and medical office experience; and Deborah Ewald,,CPC, CEHRS, MHA with EHR experience since 1995, nurse educator with over 20 years experience.
      Day/Time: Monday & Wednesday - 6:00-9:00pm
      Start Date: SEPTEMBER 11, 2017.
      Fees: $599 plus $10 material fee in cash to the instructors on the first night of class
      Number of Class Meetings: 12 sessions (a few classes may be online) plus 6 three-hour online sessions

      Course Description:

      Hybrid course with in depth medical coding designed with hands-on approach to working with ICD and CPT coding books. Upon completion, you will have a solid, working knowledge of coding in a physician's/outpatient office. As a blended/hybrid course, there will be 6 three-hour classes that are web facilitated, computer mediated instruction. The online environment is student interactive and has teacher-assisted activities. The online segment of the course is required and fulfills a necessary criteria to qualify for the exam. Emphasis is placed on accurate coding selection, following approved guidelines, compliance, correct sequencing of multiple diagnoses, procedure codes, and special concentration on modifiers. The instructor will provide coding scenarios and coding problems that may hinder payment in the doctor/outpatient office. The instructor will also provide practical materials currently used in a physician's office to further enhance the student's knowledge in the workplace. There will be a small one-time charge at the beginning of the course to cover in-class materials. This class will serve as a building block to Medical Coding II with CPC Certification Exam Prep. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, and Basic Computer Experience. Students are required to purchase for the first class: Students are responsible for purchasing the textbook Medical Coding Step-by-Step 2017 Edition. (Access Code, Textbook & Workbook Package). ISBN: 978-0323497169. CALL 800-545-2522 for Coupon. Access Code is important for online classes.

      Advanced EKG




      Code: F18-322
      Price: $169.00

      Prerequisites: Completion of Basic EKG
      Instructor: Nancy DeSouza, RN, MSN, UCT PN Instructor and ICU Nurse for 14 years
      Day/Time: MONDAY/WEDNESDAY 5:30-8:30PM
      Start Date: NOVEMBER 13, 2017
      Fees: $169
      Number of Class Meetings: 4 sessions

      Course Description:

      Prepare to take the National EKG Certification Exam and become a certified EKG Technician. This course offers advanced skills to understand more in detail the cardiac cycle, advanced rhythms, interpretation and how myocardial infarctions affect the EKG tracings. This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing at 244 CMR 5.00 for 16 contact hours. Prerequisite: EKG Technician Class.

      Become a CNA, NURSES'S AIDE TRAINING - Certified Nu




      Code: F18-310
      Price: $985.00

      Instructor: Christina Louise DiBartolomeo, RN with over 25 years experience teaching Nurses Aide Training.
      Day/Time: Monday -Thursday, 4:30-9:00PM
      Start Date: September 25, 2017
      Fees: 985.00
      Number of Class Meetings: 4 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS

      Course Description:

      Become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in 4 weeks and 2 days. MONDAY-THURSDAY, 4:30-9:00PM. This course will prepare you for the state certification exam to BECOME A CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant. The Nurse's Aide Training covers basic nursing skills, personal care skills and recognition for mental health and social service needs, basic restorative services and residential rights. It does NOT include Home Health Aide. Employment opportunities exist at hospitals, nursing homes, home health care agencies, domiciliary care and residential care facilities. Uniforms, text books, gait belt and certificate fees ARE NOT included in tuition. A Mantoux test is required prior to the start of class. You must be able to lift, push, move and turn at least 50lbs. Final acceptance depends upon an acceptable CORI. No refunds are given due to an unacceptable CORI. Instructor: Christina Louise Dibartolomeo, RN. Students are required to purchase $10 gait belt and the following textbook, Nurse Assistant Training Textbook, Third Edition, American Red Cross, ISBN 978-158480568-7 and the American prior to the start of class.

      Medical Law, Ethics & Cultural Competence




      Code: F18-324
      Price: $355.00

      Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN
      Day/Time: MONDAY, 5:30-8:30 PM
      Start Date: September 11, 2017
      Fees: $355
      Number of Class Meetings: 8 Sessions

      Course Description:

      This course will help you better deal with the many legal and ethical issues that you as a health care professional will face every day. The topics are derived from real-life experiences and dilemmas from a variety of health care practitioners. You will practice critical thinking skills to decide how to resolve the real life situations or theoretical scenarios, determine why the court made a particular ruling and decide if the issues are relevant to the health care profession you will practice. In addition, you will discover how to communicate and relate to patients from various cultural backgrounds. Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class: Law & Ethics for the Health Professions 6e. ISBN:978-0073374710

      Medical Assistant: Administrative and Clinical Essentials




      Code: F18-300
      Price: $499.00

      Instructor: Robin Shaw, RN, MSN, Instructor for the UCT LPN Program.
      Day/Time: Tues/Thurs, 5:30-8:30PM
      Start Date: OCTOBER 17, 2017.
      Fees: 499.00
      Number of Class Meetings: 10 Sessions

      Course Description:

      Train for a career in this high growth medical field. This class prepares you to work in both clinical and administrative settings. Working for physicians, medical groups or other health care facilities. Topics include: Working in the health environment, infection control, comfort measures, examination procedures, specimen collecting, taking and recording vital signs, response to basic medical emergencies, medical law, medical ethics, patient care, communication, health information, health insurance, confidentiality, HIPPA Regulations, business operations of the medical office, job search essentials and more. Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class: Today's Medical Assistant Clinical & Administrative Procedures, 3rd Edition. ISBN: 978-0323311274.

      Phlebotomy Technician - CLASS IS FULL. - PLEASE CALL AT 508-759-7711 X211 TO BE PUT ON WAIT LIST.




      Code: F18-312
      Price: $1,595.00

      Prerequisites: Medical Terminology/must be able to speak and write fluent English.
      Day/Time: Tuesday/Wednesday - 6:00-9:00pm
      Start Date: SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 - CLASS IS FULL. CALL TO BE PUT ON WAIT LIST 508-759-7711 X211
      Fees: 1595.00
      Number of Class Meetings: 4 months

      Course Description:

      The primary responsibility of a Phlebotomist is to obtain blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Phlebotomists must be familiar with all aspects of the blood collection process. Lectures include laboratory terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, specimen processing, communication skills, legal/ethical issues and professionalism. You will have hands-on laboratory practice sessions as well as clinical training. The course consists of 90 hours of classroom training. You must meet acceptable standards in order to advance to clinical training. IN ORDER TO EARN YOUR PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ASSIGNED 3 WEEK DAYTIME (FULL-TIME) CLINICAL AT AN OFFSITE LAB AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE CLASSROOM PORTION. YOU MUST COMPLETE THE CLINICAL DURING THE SEMESTER YOU ARE ENROLLED. PREREQUISITE: Medical Terminology, must be able to Speak & Write Fluent English. MANDATORY ORIENTATION SESSION FOR PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. FINAL acceptance depends upon an acceptable CORI. Vaccinations should be completed before class starts. In order to complete the class requirements and earn a certificate, students must successfully complete a 3 week, 120 hour clinical during daytime hours at an area lab based on the instructor's discretion. Students must complete this clinical during the semester that they are enrolled. Upon successful completion of this program students are eligible to sit for the National Exam.Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class: The Phlebotomy Textbook, 3rd Edition, ISBN: 978-0803620575.

      Veterinary Assistant




      Code: F18-330
      Price: $355.00

      Instructor: Ann Marie Ritchie, CVT, VTS (ECC)
      Day/Time: MONDAY, 5:30-8:30PM
      Start Date: SEPTEMBER 11, 2017.
      Fees: $355.00
      Number of Class Meetings: 9 Sessions

      Course Description:

      Interested in exploring the world of veterinary medicine? Learn the skills needed to become a functional part of a veterinary team. Topics in this course include, but are not limited to: Office and Hospital Procedures, Communication and Client Relations, Animal Restraint, Medical Terminology, Pharmacy, Lab Procedures, Radiology, Surgical Preparation, Small Animal Nursing, Basic First Aid and CPR.

      Medical Coding II w/CPC Certification Exam Prep




      Code: F18-317
      Price: $599.00

      Prerequisites: Medical Coding I or experience in coding.
      Instructor: Diane Parini, CPC, LPN, with over 30 years in nursing and medical office experience; and Deborah Ewald, CPC, CEHRS, MHA with EHR experience since 1995, Nurse Educator with over 20 years experience.
      Day/Time: MON/WEDNESDAY, 6:00-9:00
      Start Date: NOVEMBER 6, 2017
      Fees: $599 + $10 material fee in cash to instructors the first night of class
      Number of Class Meetings: 12 Sessions - PLUS 6 - 3 HOUR ONLINE CLASSES.

      Course Description:

      THIS advanced, blended learning, hybrid course is designed for the experienced coder or student who has completed a basic coding education program. As a blended/hybrid course, there will be 6 three-hour classes that are web-facilitated, computer mediated instruction. The online environment is student interactive and has teacher-assisted activities. the online online segment of the course is required and fulfills a necessary criteria to qualify for the exam. The class offers hands-on procedural and surgical coding and will review CPT, ICD and HCPCS (Level II National Codes) coding skills. You will obtain a through knowledge of coding and prepare for the National Certified Professional Coder (CPC)Certification Exam offered through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

      Medical Billing & Electronic Health Records Fundamentals




      Code: F18-327a
      Price: $545.00

      Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Basic Computer Skills
      Instructor: Deborah Ewald, CPC, CEHRS, MHA with EHR experience since 1995, nurse educator with over 20 years experience in the field; Diane Parini,CPC, LPN with over 30 years experience.
      Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday 6:00-9:00p.m.
      Start Date: SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
      Fees: $545.00
      Number of Class Meetings: 12 Sessions

      Course Description:

      Medical Billing & Electronic Health Records Fundamentals - Medical Billing Insurance Electronic Health Record Specialists must be familiar with rules and guidelines of each health plan in order to submit proper documentation. This ensures that offices receive maximum, appropriate reimbursement for services provided. Specialists are employed in Hospitals, Physicians Offices, Health Care Agencies, Nursing Homes, and Healthcare Clinics, Billing Clerks and Technology Firms that provide Consultancy Services for Healthcare Organizations. You will be taught: Procedural skills; learning administrative duties important I the medical practice as well as how to bill payers and patients. Communication skills; working with physicians, patients, payers, and others using both written and oral communication Health Information Management; using a practice management program, and using electronic health records technology to manage patient records and billing/collections, electronically create and transmit claims, and how to conduct research. Medical Coding; Understanding ICD 10 CM, CPT, HCPCS codes, the importance of those codes to be coded correctly in reporting patient scenarios, for encounter forms and health insurance claims. And know the role medical coding plays in insurance claims. HIPAA AND HITECH; applying the rules of HIPAA and HITECH to ensure compliance, maximum reimbursement, and electronic exchange of health information with privacy and security. Hospital Services; background in hospital billing, coding with ICD 10 PCS, AND payment methods, and forms CMS - 1500 and UB-04. Prerequisites are Medical Terminology, Basic Computer skills, weekly access to a computer, email address and internet access. BOOKS - Integrated Electronic Health Records: Worktext for Greenway Medical Technologies Prime Suite 2nd Edition M. Beth Shanholtzer must include the CONNECT ACCESS CARD. ISBN:978-1259148309 ($76.) The Billing Book ...Medical Insurance A Revenue Cycle Process Approach, 7e by Valerius Bayes Newby must include connect access card. ISBN #978-92512597068 ($145) bOTH BOOK CAN BE BOUGHT BY McGRAW HILL AT 1-800-331-5094. THESE BOOK may be purchased at www.McgrawHill.com or by calling 1-800-331-5094.

      Medical Billing & Electronic Health Records with Certification Exam Prep




      Code: F18-327b
      Price: $545.00

      Instructor: Deborah Ewald & Diane Parini
      Day/Time: TUES/THURS, 6:00-9:00PM
      Start Date: NOVEMBER 7, 2017
      Fees: $545.00
      Number of Class Meetings: 12 Sessions

      Course Description:

      MEDICAL BILLING & ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS W/CERTIFICATION EXAM PREP -Medical Billing & Electronic Health Records with Certification Exam Prep Train for a career as an EHR Implementation Specialist, Database Administrator, Health IT Database Administrator, Support Desk Specialist, Health Information Specialist or QA Documentations Specialist. Whether you are taking your first medical office course or are continuing your training, this hybrid extension course is designed to make the fundamentals of Electronic Health Records (EHR) simple and straightforward. This course introduces the basic concepts of medical charting using EHR. Learn basic navigation of EHR, explore issues concerning privacy, security, government regulations and ethical and legal aspects of medical records. Upon successful completion of this class you will qualify to sit for the CEHRS Certification exam by NHA, a national accrediting agency. National exam administered on-site. Discover Electronic Resource software programs such as Medisoft and Spring Charts. Other topics include Health Information Technology Standards and rules and regulations that govern the Electronic Health Record Software. STUDENTS MUST HAVE ACCESS TO A COMPUTER, AN EMAIL ADDRESS, AND THE INTERNET. THE COURSE WILL HAVE SOME CLASSES ONLINE. STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO PURCHASE THE FOLLOWING TEXTBOOK PRIOR TO THE START OF CLASS: EHR book...Integrated Electronic Health Records: Work text for Greenway Medical Technologies Prime Suite 2nd edition M. Beth Shanholtzer must include the connect access card. ISBN: 978-1-25-914830-9 ($76) The billing book .....Medical Insurance A Revenue Cycle Process Approach 7e Valerius Bayes Newby must include connect access card ISBN: 978-925-125-97068 ($145) Both books can be bought by Mcgraw Hill at 1-800-331-5094 CEUs available, accepted by the AAMA for Medical Assistants. Instructor: Deborah Ewald and Diane Parini