Do you have a passion for helping people? With a fast-paced 12-week training program, you can provide patient care as a Certified Nursing Assistant in nursing homes, long term care facilities, or hospice centers. Begin your new, exciting nursing career in only three months!
A Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
translates a healthcare provider's analysis and procedural phrases into codes, or alpha numeric designations. It is necessary for CPCs to understand the health records and their content in order to conduct proper research and provide the correct coding. With five required courses
, individuals will become Certified Professional coders. Students will learn medical language, terminology, and abbreviations, the basics of biology and anatomy, and the overall guidelines for coding. The program also includes a review for the CPC exam, an Advanced Coding workshop, and a mock CPC exam. Students are eligible to take the exam, administered at Housatonic Community College after completion of the Medical Coding courses.
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- Medical Terminology 1 (Online Course)
- Human Anatomy & Biology
- Medical Coding ICD-9 and HCPC
- Medical Coding CPT
- CPC Exam Review and Exam
Most likely, you’re doing the work of a Community Health Worker (CHW) already. If you’ve given a friend nutritional advice or assisted an elderly neighbor in need, you have the heart of a CHW. CHWs typically have deep roots or shared life experiences in the communities they serve. As frontline public health workers, CHWs are the link between the community and the healthcare, government, and social service systems.
Are you caring and compassionate? Use your unique qualities to provide nursing care in hospital settings. In only 12 weeks, you could use your certification to enter a satisfying and rewarding healthcare career.
With good job prospects for a Pharmacy Technician, a certification will put you even further ahead! Learn how to prepare prescription labels, provide excellent customer service, and perform clerical duties all within a pharmacy setting.