Program: Health Care Services

The Physical Therapy Aide Certificate prepares students to work in the physical therapy environment, assisting therapists in improving the patient’s function and quality of life.  Students will learn about the profession of physical therapy as part of the health care team, including rehabilitation terminology, PT settings and specialties, and common medical diagnoses.  They will also … Continue reading “Physical Therapy Aide Certificate”

The Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to teach the knowledge in technical and procedural aspects of basic phlebotomy, including the collection of blood specimens and venipuncture required to become a Phlebotomy Technician. The Phlebotomy Technician program includes theory and hands-on instruction. The program will teach students the concepts of Introduction to Phlebotomy & Infection Control, … Continue reading “Phlebotomy Technician”

An introduction to the world of health insurance billing and the dynamic, growing field of health information management. This 45-hour course provides a thorough, practical overview of key principles and current practices, from patient registration to claims submission. Students will learn the ten steps that clearly identify all the components needed to successfully manage the … Continue reading “Medical Health Insurance*”

This 37.5 hour course simplifies ICD-10 diagnosis to ensure the most accurate billing and optimal reimbursement for outpatient medical services. The Guide to the Update section lists all new and revised codes, providing quick access to the annual changes. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCRs) are listed and also integrated within the code set, … Continue reading “Medical Coding I”

This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of entrepreneurship. The students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to research and begin a small business. Explores opportunity analysis, startup-expenses, forms of business ownership, site selection, and sources of funding. Student’s research and compare buying an existing business, starting a new business and franchising. Also … Continue reading “Entrepreneurship*”

This course provides experience in performing entry-level competences in the administrative areas of the medical office. The material and activities included in the 40-hr simulation provides the student with the medical office experiences and acquaints them with procedures, forms, medical transcription, HIPPA, filing, managing records, scheduling, ordering supplies, billing, coding, utilizing effective communication demonstration involving … Continue reading “Electronic Medical Records*”

A dental assistant works on the delivery of quality oral health care and is a big part of the dental care team. Responsibilities include performing tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills, assisting the dentist with the patient, developing dental radiographs (x-ray), collecting information about patients’ medical history, and assisting patients to feel comfortable when … Continue reading “Dental Assistant”

This course is intended for adults who are interested in entering the healthcare field. The program prepares students for employment in both public and private agencies. Students will learn how to care for people who need help in caring for themselves. Classroom lecture and lab is combined with clinical training at a local skilled nursing … Continue reading “Certified Nurse Aide”

This course introduces the language of healthcare. It will cover spelling, pronunciation, and definitions of medical terms. Anatomy, physiology, major diseases, signs, symptoms, diagnoses, procedures, medications, treatments, and medical abbreviations will be introduced. The basic structure of medical terms including prefixes, suffixes, and word roots will be presented. Body systems are used as the organizational … Continue reading “Anatomy & Physiology/Medical Terminology*”