Healthcare Fundamentals

Sector
Healthcare
Level
Career Starter
Type
Certificate
Format
Fully on campus instructor-led
Hours
80
Price
$1,695

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If you are interested in starting a career in healthcare and are not yet sure about which career path you would like to pursue, this program provides foundational training that will serve you well in any entry-level healthcare profession and is a resume builder.

This program can be applied towards the requirements for the following certificates: patient access specialist, health information technician, medical coding an analysis.

Program Goals

To provide students with fundamental knowledge in areas of healthcare that are necessary for entry-level positions in the health professions.

Who This Program Is For

High School Graduates

Program Faculty

TBD

Expertise Gained in this Program*

  • The US Healthcare System*
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Pathophysiology & Pharmacology
  • Team Collaboration
  • Computer Applications for Healthcare
  • Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Systems
  • Healthcare Compliance and Regulations (EMTALA, HIPAA, etc.)
  • Data Information Processing (Data Entry Alpha/Numeric (5500kph))
  • Healthcare Data Records (content, structure and integrity)
  • Revenue Cycle & Reimbursement (Insurance Information Verification and Processing, payment processing, billing fundamentals)
  • Happiness at Work in Healthcare

Course Features*

  • For those not sure about which career path they would like to pursue in the healthcare industry, this program provides foundational training that will serve you well in any entry-level healthcare profession.
  • Program will include Happiness training related to satisfaction with work: Includes self-compassion training which is now scientifically proven to in increase resilience, decrease stress, lead people to act less defensively, and improve performance after failure – traits that will help in customer-facing roles

 

* Content may be updated. Final content will be reflected in the course syllabus.