Course Code: GES152
I. Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016
II. Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016
III. Advanced Microsoft Word 2016
IV. Microsoft Word 2016 Final Exam
I. Introduction to Microsoft Excel
II. Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016
III. Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016
IV. Microsoft Excel Final Exam
I. Your Foundation in Medical Terminology
II. The Skeletal and Muscular Systems
III. The Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
IV. The Digestive, Urinary, and Reproductive Systems
V. Nervous and Integumentary Systems and Special Senses
VI. The Lymphatic, Immune, and Endocrine Systems
I. Becoming an Administrative Medical Assistant
II. Managing Stress and Improving Communication
III. Law, Ethics and Healthcare
IV. Improving Your Medical Office
V. Computers in the Ambulatory Care Setting
VI. Telecommunications and Patient Scheduling
VII. Medical Terminology: Word Parts, Plurals, Abbreviations
VIII. Managing Medical Records
IX. Written Communication
X. Working with Medical Documents
XI. Medical Billing and Coding: An Overview
XII. Daily Financial Practices
XIII. The Administrative Medical Assistant as Office Manager
I. An Overview of EHR and CEHRS
II. Steps to EHR Implementation
III. The EHR Framework
IV. HIPAA Requirements and EHR Systems
V. The EHR and Record Content
VI. Patient Visit
VII. Problem, Medication, and Allergy Lists
VIII. Examination/Assessment Notes, Graphics, and Charts
IX. Treatment Plans, Orders, and Results
X. Medication Orders and Administration
XI. Patient Communications
XII. Coding, Billing, and Practice Reports
XIII. Research, Registries, and Reportable Events
XIV. Personal Health Records and Continuing Care Records
I. Introduction to health care business processes and workflow
II. Principles of physician reimbursement
III. Health care revenue cycle management
IV. Basic principles in medical office accounting
V. Health care reform
VI. Quality in health care
VII. Electronic medical records (EMRs)
VIII. Modern health IT and interoperability
IX. HIPAA and patient data security
X. Fraud and abuse and corporate compliance
XI. Marketing and business relationships
XII. Space planning and operational flows
XIII. Business continuity
Facilitator Credentials: MBA in Healthcare Administration, Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist
Rachael has been in the health care field for over ten years. She has worked mostly on the insurance side of things, as a customer service manager for dental insurance, a claims and customer service coach, and a workers’ compensation case management biller and auditor. She works daily with medical records and healthcare software.
Leanne Walls, CPC, CHC, has over twenty years of experience in coding, compliance and practice management. She currently manages a large multi-specialty group practice with over 100 physicians. She has contributed education support in reviewing curriculum, writing practice management related articles and presenting on coding and practice management topics.
Nancy Smith has almost 30 years of experience in healthcare education. After graduating from college with a degree in vocational education, she taught administrative medical programs in vocational schools and community colleges. In addition, she has professional experience as a medical coder, insurance claims specialist, medical records auditor, and medical office manager. She is a member of AHIMA and has a CCS-P coding certification.
She currently does coding for ambulatory surgery center and resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
LaTrisha Howard has over 10 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. LaTrisha has expertise in coding Inpatient, Outpatient, and ER medical records. In addition to Ms. Howard’s experience in coding, she has experience in chart auditing and physician education.
She is currently working as an ER Coder/Auditor for a physician billing and consulting service, and currently holds the CCS and CPC certification, as well as being a member of AHIMA and AAPC.
Shonda Miles is a Certified Professional Coder, Certified Professional Medical Auditor, and holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration, Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Management).
Shonda Miles has over 6 years in the healthcare industry. Shonda has expertise in coding and chart auditing Inpatient, Outpatient, and ER medical records. She is a member of AAPC, NAMAS and ACHE. She is currently employed with a university hospital as a Compliance Auditor. She resides in Shreveport, LA.
Tracy Berry has helped many organizations optimize and streamline data solutions. She teaches both onsite and online courses and has her CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification. Tracy specializes in teaching graphics, desktop publishing, web design, reporting/productivity applications, Microsoft Office, as well as the creation of online courses with software from leading vendors.
Tracy has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993. She has developed hundreds of logos, marketing materials, websites, and multimedia solutions for customers worldwide, including involvement in large corporate software rollouts. Tracy is also an expert in all Microsoft Office programs.
Carline Dalgleish has worked in medical office administration, including billing and coding, for over 30 years. She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems and a master's degree in Leadership. She is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and is a member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM). She owns her own consulting firm, AnnGrant Education Services, Inc.
She is currently completing a textbook on the new ICD-10 coding system and is completing a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management with a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification.
Bunny Reeves is the senior ambulatory surgery coder at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. She ensures that all charges are captured using appropriate CPT, ICD-9 codes, and modifiers.
Bunny has trained and supervised entry-level coders at St. Vincent Medical Center in Staten Island and currently trains student coders at Maimonides Medical Center. She has many years of experience in inpatient and professional coding.
In 2007, Ms. Reeves became a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) through the nationally known organization, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
Facilitator Credentials: Certified Professional Coder, Certified General Surgery Coder, Certified Healthcare Documentation Specialist, Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist
Jennifer has worked in the allied health care industry for more than 20 years in every capacity from receptionist to practice manager. Currently, she writes and edits courses and study guides about medical coding, transcription, electronic health records, and the use of technology in health care. She also regularly contributes online and print articles about these topics and has actively helped prepare industry professionals for the conversion to the ICD-10 coding system.
LaTisha Cottingham has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She has six years of teaching experience in the field of medical billing and coding and Medical Assisting. Currently she is employed as an HIM Analyst for a Long-Term Care establishment that is based out of Alabama. Previously she was employed as the lead instructor for the Allied Health Department for a local career institute.
LaTisha's field of expertise is in the area of physician-based inpatient coding and Emergency Department coding. The certifications that she holds are as follows: a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), and a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA). In preparation for ICD-10-CM, LaTisha received her ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer Certification from American Health Information Association (AHIMA), where she is currently a member. LaTisha is also a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the National Healthcare Association (NHA) where she is a test proctor.
Prerequites: Although there are no prerequisites to take this course, a minimum of two years’ health care experience is strongly recommended.
Requirements: In order to sit for national certification exams, candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent; therefore, it is recommended you have this before enrolling for this program.
This online program can only be taken on a PC; it is not Mac compatible. It is compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems and you will need the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome.
You will also need the Microsoft Office 2016 Suite for this program as there are no free trials.
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All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive eighteen (18) months to complete the program.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.
Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive exam vouchers for the Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM), offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Electronic Health Record Specialist Certification (CEHRS) national certification exams offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA) after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
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Yes, you will be prepared for the Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM) exam, offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) national certification exams offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and receive exam vouchers after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.
You will also be prepared for the Microsoft exams 77-727 and 77-728 (Excel) and 77-725 and 77-726 (Word), the fees for the Microsoft exams are not include with this program.
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of course hours. If after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete your program on time, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.