The objective of this program is to supply students with the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain gainful employment in the medical office as a medical administrative assistant, and/or electronic health records specialist, which includes the following two (2) courses:
The Medical Administration course thoroughly prepares students for the administrative skills that medical administrative assistants need to know. This course integrates all of the front office topics and skill competencies required for today’s industry standards. This course also covers material dealing with medical office, records, management skills, legal/ethical issues and client service skills and education.
The Electronic Health Records course will cover the usage and management of health information and the electronic health record (EHR). This course will introduce the use of health information and the electronic health record for any setting within the health care industry that encompasses continuum of care. Students will be able to assemble the patient’s health record and ensure all information is complete, identified and authenticated.
Graduates will be prepared to take the following certification exams: Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), and Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS).
The program provides a comprehensive blend of office administration, business communication, and financial fundamentals with the medical industry elements of medical terminology, including health insurance, medical office best practices, policies and procedures (including HIPAA), and records management. Students will be thoroughly prepared for a variety of positions in the health care industry, such as medical administrative assistants and electronic health records specialists.
This comprehensive career program prepares the participant for employment in today’s medical office. Upon completion, the student has the opportunity to sit for certification exams in office technology (Word, Excel), basic accounting (QuickBooks), and the following: Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and the new Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS).
Improve and expand your employment opportunities in the healthcare industry with the combination of thorough, hands on training and certifications opportunities that this course has to offer.