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Administrative Medical Assistant Career Prep Expert
Price: $3,999.00
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 Administrative Medical Assistant Career Prep Expert


Administrative Medical Assistant Career Prep Professional
Price: $3,065.00
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 Administrative Medical Assistant Career Prep Professional


Certified Electronic Health Records Career Prep Professional
Price: $3,999.00
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 Career Prep Professional


Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist Career Prep
Price: $1,725.00
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


Day Care Administration Career Prep
Price: $3,535.00
In this course, we will become familiar with the development and management of a child daycare center, including such elements as child development theories, legal considerations, bookkeeping, staffing, site management, and parental involvement. The goal of a quality day care facility is to provide child care that meets the needs of each child and family in a safe, educational environment.At a quality center, the workers and management strive to meet the individual needs of each child, while providing quality, reliable and safe child care.. Click here for the full description of Day Care Administration Career Prep


Dental Assistant Career Prep
Price: $1,765.00
As a member of the dental care team, Dental Asistants are responsible for helping prepare patients for dental procedures, and often assist with the procedures themselves. Depending on the type of dental office, the dental assistant may even be involved in laboratory or surgical procedures. However, regardless of the specialty, the dental assistant is responsible for providing direct patient care while working alongside the dentist. This course will provide you with the information and skills necessary to serve in this capacity. You will learn how to prepare patients for treatment, including taking X-rays and preparing the necessary equipment for each procedure. You will also learn about the various dental specialties and the specific responsibilities of the dental assistant in each area of specialization. Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to sit for the Dental Assistant Certification Exam through the Dental Assisting National Board and begin your employment as a certified Dental Assistant.. Click here for the full description of Dental Assistant Career Prep


Dental Assistant Career Prep Professional
Price: $1,999.00
As a member of the dental care team, Dental Assistants are responsible for helping prepare patients for dental procedures, and often assist with the procedures themselves. Depending on the type of dental office, the dental assistant may even be involved in laboratory or surgical procedures. However, regardless of the specialty, the dental assistant is responsible for providing direct patient care while working alongside the dentist. This course will provide you with the information and skills necessary to serve in this capacity. You will learn how to prepare patients for treatment, including taking X-rays and preparing the necessary equipment for each procedure. You will also learn about the various dental specialties and the specific responsibilities of the dental assistant in each area of specialization. Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to sit for the Dental Assistant Certification Exam through the Dental Assisting National Board and begin your employment as a certified Dental Assistant.. Click here for the full description of Dental Assistant Career Prep Professional


Medical Billing and Coding Career Prep Complete
Price: $3,999.00
With the Medical Billing program, you will gain the skills you need to enter one of the fastest-growing fields in allied health as a medical billing specialist. In this program, you will gain hands-on, practical experience working with the main coding manuals in the field, the ICD-9-CM and the CPT. In addition, you will be introduced to the new ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system. You will also master the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field. When a student completes this program they will be prepared to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) national certification exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA).. Click here for the full description of Medical Billing and Coding Career Prep Complete


Medical Billing Career Prep Professional
Price: $3,275.00
With the Medical Billing Career Prep program, you will gain the skills you need to enter one of the fastest-growing fields in allied health as a medical billing specialist. In this program, you will gain hands-on, practical experience working with the main coding manuals in the field, the ICD-10-CM and the CPT. In addition; you will be introduced to ICD-10-CM. You will also master the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field. Upon completion of this program, you will be ready to begin your career in an entry-level position. Students will also be prepared to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) national certification exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA) or the Billing Coding Specialist certification exam offered by American Medical Certification Association.. Click here for the full description of Medical Billing Career Prep Professional


Medical Coding Career Prep Professional
Price: $3,420.00
With the Medical Coding program, you will gain the skills you need to enter one of the fastest-growing fields in allied health as a medical coding specialist. In this program, you will gain hands-on, practical experience working with the main coding manuals in the field. In addition you will be introduced to the new ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system. You will also master the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field.. Click here for the full description of Medical Coding Career Prep Professional


Medical Terminology, Billing and Coding Career Prep with HIV and AIDS Healthcare Professional Perspectives
Price: $4,500.00
This course of study consists of four medical components: Medical Terminology, Billing, and Coding with HIV/AIDS Healthcare Professional Perspectives.. Click here for the full description of Medical Terminology, Billing and Coding Career Prep with HIV and AIDS Healthcare Professional Perspectives


Nutritional Fitness Career Prep Professional
Price: $2,825.00
The purpose of this course is to equip the student with knowledge and understanding about the importance and health benefits f proper nutrition, exercise, fitness, and healthy living. In this course, the topics of diet, exercise, nutritional elements, supplements, disease prevention, and weight management are explored. The goal is to prepare the student to use this understanding to facilitate healthy living in others.. Click here for the full description of Nutritional Fitness Career Prep Professional


Pharmacy Technician Career Prep Professional
Price: $3,499.00
This program prepares students to be professional Pharmacy Technicians dedicated to assisting Registered Pharmacists in quality pharmacy operational procedures. Graduates are equipped to assist the Pharmacist filling prescriptions according to doctor’s orders. Pharmacy Technicians also participate in ordering products and inventory control, as well as billing and receiving payments. Trained graduates that pass this course, are eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Once students pass the course and certification exam, they can submit an application to participate in a internship program with national affiliation partners like CVS and Walgreens, or local pharmacy operations near their residence. This internship is what many employers in this industry want to see that tells them the student is job ready for this high demand job.. Click here for the full description of Pharmacy Technician Career Prep Professional


Pharmacy Technician Career Prep with Exam
Price: $1,595.00
This program prepares students to be professional Pharmacy Technicians dedicated to assisting Registered Pharmacists in quality pharmacy operational procedures. Graduates are equipped to assist the Pharmacist filling prescriptions according to doctor’s orders. Pharmacy Technicians also participate in ordering products and inventory control, as well as billing and receiving payments. Trained graduates that pass this course, are eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Once students pass the course and certification exam, they can submit an application to participate in a internship program with national affiliation partners like CVS and Walgreens, or local pharmacy operations near their residence. This internship is what many employers in this industry want to see that tells them the student is job ready for this high demand job.. Click here for the full description of Pharmacy Technician Career Prep with Exam



Certificates

Administrative Dental Assistant Career Prep
Price: $1,745.00
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


Home Health Assistant Career Prep Professional
Price: $2,595.00
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


Mental Health Care Career Prep
Price: $2,295.00
Mental Health Technicians are in high demand right now! This certification program will prepare individuals to enter this growing field with the skills and experience necessary to be a successful Mental Health Technician. This course provides a comprehensive overview of mental health care and the special needs of mental health patients. The full spectrum of mental health disorders will be discussed, along with information about the therapeutic interventions for each disorder. In addition, students will learn how external factors such as substance abuse, poverty, and culture impact a patient’s willingness to seek and participate in treatment. Upon completion of this course, students will have a thorough understanding of mental health care and will be fully prepared to begin working in the field.. Full description of Mental Health Care Career Prep


Nursing Assistant Career Prep Professional
Price: $2,845.00
Nursing Assistants are important members of the patient care team. They are directly responsible for providing patients with compassionate care through assistance with daily self-care tasks such as dressing, bathing, and feeding, as well as assistance with diagnostic procedures and general treatments. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the nursing assistant profession, with instruction in all areas of patient care, patient management, and body system functions. Students will learn how to provide daily care to patients, as well as how to assist with technical treatments and basic diagnostic procedures such as vital sign assessment and pain identification. When a student completes this course, the student will be prepared to apply their skills to a clinical setting as a nursing assistant.. Full description of Nursing Assistant Career Prep Professional


Preparing for ICD-10 Coding
Price: $1,925.00
Effective October 2015, the coding system officially transitioned from ICD-9 to ICD-10-CM/PCS. The structure of the new code sets is radically different from ICD-9. ICD-10 implementation will impact virtually all processes, technology and people within a health care enterprise. Be ready for the transition to the ICD-10-CM with this ICD 10 Transition course. This course will provide an introduction to ICD-10-CM coding and help you translate your knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding to the new code set. Through the use of expert developed learning modules, in-course activities, and case studies, you will learn everything you need to know to make the transition to ICD 10.. Full description of Preparing for ICD-10 Coding


Start Your Own Business with Aromatherapy and Wellness Coaching
Price: $3,290.00
The purpose of this course is to give the student tools, information, and strategies to equip them in a way that will give them the best chance of success when starting a business. We will discuss topics such as risk, economics, the global market, ethics, legal considerations, organization, humans resources, and marketing. As a student reads, completes practices and assignments, discusses with others, and takes assessments, he or she will gain a practical understanding of the components of a small business and the steps that one takes to create and establish that business, from the idea, to the business plan, to the strategies for helping that business to succeed and grow.. Full description of Start Your Own Business with Aromatherapy and Wellness Coaching


Substance Abuse Counseling Career Prep
Price: $2,895.00
Substance Abuse counseling is a growing field that requires specialized knowledge in the areas of substance abuse and counseling theories. This course will provide an introductory foundation to all aspects of drug and alcohol counseling. Students will receive a comprehensive overview of the different substances and the etiology of substance abuse. In addition, students will learn about assessment and diagnosis, treatment settings and strategies, sobriety and relapse prevention, and general substance abuse prevention education and strategies. This course will also examine issues related to working with special populations and diverse cultures. Using a variety of instructional activities, this course will help prepare students to work with individuals and families in need of substance abuse treatment and counseling. 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 Substance Abuse Counseling Career Prep


Veterinary Assistant Career Prep
Price: $1,425.00
In this course, you will discuss and become proficient in the skills, terminology, and procedures necessary to assist in a veterinary office.. Full description of Veterinary Assistant Career Prep


Veterinary Office Manager Career Prep
Price: $2,795.00
The purpose of this course is to prepare an individual to manage and attend to the administrative, bookkeeping, and reception duties in a veterinary office. Concepts include medical record filing, appointment setting, record-keeping, bookkeeping and billing, and office etiquette. . Full description of Veterinary Office Manager Career Prep