This professional training program is for those interested in pursuing a career in healthcare administration or advancing their current skills. The course 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.
The Electronic Health Record Management (EHRM) - 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 provides students with 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. Course is 780 hours and is a self-paced online program for 6 months.
Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider!