Healthcare Information Technology
Accelerated Healthcare Practice & Information Management Programs
Core Curriculum – Self Paced On-Line
- Healthcare Systems
- Cultural Diversity
- Introduction to Medical Terminology
- Healthcare Careers
- Introduction to Medical Records
- Interpersonal Communications for Healthcare
- Basic computer functions and introduction to IT
- Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
Electronic Health Record & Practice Management and Medical Reimbursement/Coding Specialist Certificate Comprehensive Program (420 hours)
This program is a series of three courses, Introduction to Information Technology, Electronic Health Record Management and Medical Reimbursement/Coding Specialist. It is specially designed for the student who wishes to enter one of the many positions in the health care environment that requires the integration of information technology and practice management skills. The student who successfully completes this certificate program will be well positioned for employment and advancement in the clinical organizations that demand the integration of information technology and the complex processes in the health care work flow. All graduates will receive assistance in placement for good fit and sustainable employment.
Medical Reimbursement/Coding Specialist Certificate (180 hours)
This program is for those with little or no prior work experience in the field. It will prepare you for a career such as: Medical Coding Technician, Medical Coder, Practice Operations staff, Claims Management Specialist, Practice Manager. This course includes, Medical Terminology, ICD-9, CPT for procedures, HIPAA, and Health Insurance. It will prepare the student for a rewarding career in physician offices, hospitals, and ambulatory surgery centers.
Electronic Health Record and Practice Management (180 hours)
This program is for those with little or no experience in the field. It will prepare you for a career such as: Electronic Health Record Specialist, Practice Manager, HIT Implementation Specialist, Medical Records Technician, Medical Receptionist, Practice Operations staff, Medical Biller, Claims Manage-ment Specialist. This course includes management of health information systems, organization of health databases, integration of health databases, and electronic records. It will prepare the student for a rewarding career in physician offices, hospitals, and ambulatory surgery centers.
Medical Coding -Transition to ICD-10 (for experienced Billing and Coding Professionals) (150 hrs.)
This program is for those with significant work experience in Medical Billing and Coding (ICD-9), preparing for ICD-10 transition.
- Overview of Medical Business Operations, relevant medical terminology and acronyms, and the Patient Care Cycle
- Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Coders
- Disease Processes for Medical Coders
- Pharmacology for Medical Coders
- CPT and ICD-9 Coding
- Transition to ICD-10
- Virtual Practicum
CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Certificate (30 hours)
The typical student for this course is an experienced IT professional who is looking for opportunities in the healthcare industry such as desktop support or tier-1 support. Certificate test: HIT-001Healthcare IT Technician
Prerequisites: CompTIA A+ certification or equivalent knowledge is required with the permission of the program manager/instructor.
Newtown Campus/ $610 (plus book fee )/
WITAC 4020 C01/ 5 Sa, 4/6-5/4, 9 am-3:30 pm
Introduction to Healthcare IT and Medical Office Applications (60 hours)
You will learn how to use a Personal Computer, Microsoft’s Windows 7 and Microsoft’s Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) in a Medical Office.
$999 (plus book fee)/ WCOAP 4000
Healthcare Technology Implementation Support Specialist (180 hours)
Students will be prepared for careers as Healthcare IT Technician, Health Information Technology Specialist; Electronic Health Record Specialist; Technical Software Support staff; HIT Implementation Support Specialist.
Hybrid-Online/ $2,450/ WITAC 4030 C20/
Program is developed in whole or in part by the US Department of Labor - Employment and Training Administration
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