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CNA
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CNA

$1,250

with Debra Shurliff

Calendar Feb 26, 2018

We are so excited to be able to offer this course again. Our new instructor, Deb Shurtleff has years of experience in the medical field as both a C.N.A. and as a nurse. Learn the ins and outs of this challenging career from someone who knows the career first hand! This course is 180 hours long with lecture, lab, and clinical experiences at two local nursing homes and the hospital. There are prerequisite reading and math assessments that need to be completed prior to enrolling. Starts in February 2018

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 5 payments of $230.00
Dental Assisting
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Dental Assisting

$2,400

with Academy of Medical Professions

This is an 10-week course designed to enable you to be job-ready in a career in Dental Assisting. According to the Labor Department, there should be more than 91,000 openings for dental assistants up to the year 2020. That amounts to more than 30% employment growth, which is much faster than the average for all professions. The need for so many more dental assistants is easy to cipher: A large aging population intensifies the demand for quality healthcare and qualified practitioners. Our program is designed to teach all the aspects of obtaining employment in the field, helping you to prepare to take national dental exams, perfecting your resume and learning how to find employment in Dental Assisting. After completing our program, you will be provided the opportunity to sit for The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB®), Radiation Health and Safety (RHS®). Should a student decide to intern in the field, we will work with the student to obtain those internships.

Group and Personal Fitness Certification
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Group and Personal Fitness Certification

$3,000

with Academy of Medical Professions

This 10 week Group Fitness and/or 10 week Personal Training Certification will provide you national certifications through AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America). This program is designed to teach you the skills you need to successfully enter these professions on a full-time or part-time basis. We will help you to change the lives of others while you make money doing what you love. As a Group Fitness Instructor, you will be able to effectively lead any type of group exercise program. This program, which also includes CPR and First Aid certifications, is the first level of certification you will need order to start your new career. You can work in any type of fitness facility including: Assisted living and colleges, even working with children or working with kids involved with sports. Some types of group fitness include: Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, boot camp, interval training, step aerobics, water aerobics, Spinning, and more. As a Personal Trainer, you can choose to work independently with clients for yourself or choose to work at a fitness facility where they provide you the clientele. If you are looking to change one life at a time and work closely with a client, this is a great career. Most group exercise instructors are also personal trainers and do a little bit of both to supplement their income. Some of the skills you will need include: Excellent communication skills, creativity, knowledge of nutrition and fitness do’s and don'ts which are taught in programs like ours. This is a career that is constantly changing, so continued education will be essential, which can be accomplished by attending conferences, online resources, health and nutrition materials such as magazines, reports, and books. You will be required to keep up with credits towards your certifications every year.

Hospital Coding
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Hospital Coding

$1,800

with Academy of Medical Professions

Outpatient Ambulatory Coding jobs are growing faster than ever before. As physicians move away from private practice and join hospital groups, career opportunities in Outpatient Facilities such as Ambulatory Surgical Centers or hospital outpatient billing and coding departments are opening for coders. The COCTM exam validates your specialized payment knowledge needed for these jobs in addition to your CPT® and ICD-9 coding skills. Invest in your future with the COCTM certification---those with the COCTM earn 61% more than non-credentialed coders. The healthcare industry is highly dependent on skilled and qualified medical coders to accurately record, register and keep track of each patient's account. Medical Coders really don't have too much interaction with insurance companies and patients. This job is perfect for someone who would prefer to spend time analyzing and coding data. Every duty performed in a medical office has a particular code assigned to it, and it needs to be coded properly in order for proper billing. The Medical Coder and Biller often work together to make sure all invoices are paid properly.

Intro to the Career Center Dec 9

Free

with Marlene Gile

Calendar Dec 14, 2017 at 1 pm

Find out what services are available to you through the Career Center. If you are unemployed, underemployed, or looking to change careers, the local Career Center might be able to help you. You only need to attend one of these sessions to get the process started and learn more about what training or assistance might be available. No cost but must enroll one week prior to session.

Medical Billing and Coding
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Medical Billing and Coding

$5,500

with Academy of Medical Professions

As a Medical Biller/Coder you are responsible for reviewing the documentation the physicians have provided and assigning the correct diagnosis and procedure codes, entering the necessary information into the patient’s account and submitting the claims to the Insurance Companies. You are then responsible for tracking and receiving payment from the Insurance Companies and billing the patient when necessary. You will also be responsible for reviewing any denials and researching to make sure that the claim was submitted correctly the first time. If any necessary changes can be made, you are responsible for making the changes and following up with the Insurance Companies. Basic computer knowledge is a must. Many offices use the Internet and are willing to provide you with their billing programs to install on your home computer allowing you to work from home. Medical Billers and Coders are in high demand. Most offices and hospitals find it very difficult to find Medical Billers and Coders and when they do, are willing to provide great pay and benefits. If you chose to work in the office or hospital, flexible schedules are also possible and they tend to be very accommodating.As well as working in physician’s offices and hospitals, you can choose to work for Medical Billing Companies, Ambulance Companies and Nursing Homes.If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from both Medical Billing and Coding as well as a certificate for Anatomy/Physiology and Medical Terminology. In addition, you will receive a Letter of Recommendation, a list of companies in the field with addresses and phone numbers, and we would be happy to provide a personal reference for you. Should you decide to take the CPC exam at the end of the course, you will receive a national certificate and a title of CPC-A (apprentice).

Medical Office Specialist
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Medical Office Specialist

$3,000

with Academy of Medical Professions

A Medical Administrative Assistant is a versatile professional. The duties that are performed vary not only from office to office but even within the same office. Medical Administrative Assistants perform routine duties within the offices of many types of health professionals, including physicians, chiropractors, cardiologists and others. In addition, individuals can accomplish various jobs in the hospital environment, and some are employed by freestanding emergency centers and surgery centers. Opportunities for Certified Medical Administrative Assistants are growing because of the constant change within the medical profession and the surge of cross-training, which means that one individual is trained to do a variety of duties. Certified Medical Administrative Assistants perform many duties such as greeting patients as they arrive, obtain basic registration information, assemble patient’s medical records, office accounting, filing, scheduling appointments, handle all correspondence and schedule outpatient procedures and consultations. In addition, they must have a basic knowledge of procedure and diagnostic coding, the ability to complete insurance forms and to determine insurance coverage and limitations for the patient. This course will teach you the practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field. This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office and the Administrative Medical Assistant. You will learn MedTrak electronic records system used in many medical offices. In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) Examination through the National Healthcareer Association. VA, GI Bill, MYCAA, Aspire, Department of Labor, DHHS, vouchers are accepted for payments.

Medical Transcription
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Medical Transcription

$2,400

with Academy of Medical Professions

Medical Transcription is the process of turning dictated medical information into typed records through the use of various types of equipment, such as micro-cassette recorders, Wav files, telephone systems and C-phones. As a Medical Transcriptionist, you are responsible for receiving verbal information and typing that information into a word processing program, such as Microsoft Word or Word Perfect. This information must be transcribed accurately, using the format specified by the provider (SOAP notes, discharge summaries, and other report forms) Basic computer knowledge is a must, as are basic typing skills and knowledge of commonly used word processing programs. Most doctors or transcription companies ask for a minimum of 60 WPM. Also, many companies now use the Internet, which gives you the opportunity to work out of your home without having to drop off and pick up tapes. Our program now offers you the opportunity to learn how to use the internet and transcribe files through voice files, using FTP and Byte scribe/Express Scribe and foot pedals that connect to your computer. Our objective is to make sure you understand all the types of equipment that are out there for transcribing across the country. Our course is State Licensed, Insured and bonded and all instructors are at-home medical transcriptionists that will be sure to show you all the tricks of the trade that we personally use. We provide you with a list of job openings while going through the course and will keep in contact after graduation to make sure you are following through with the directions that were given in class regarding finding jobs and where to send your resume. Our website has a message board and job openings will be posted for your convenience, as well as a convenient way to ask questions as you are going through the program.





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