Prepare to work in a range of health care jobs through short-term training or take advanced courses to expand your skill set and advance your career.
Clinical Medical Assistant Course
This is a 176-hour course combining lecture and lab. This course includes: infection control, vital signs, anthropometric measurements, C.P.R., patient exam room set-up, various routes of medication administration, wound care, aseptic technique for clinical situations, phlebotomy, pulmonary function testing, and EKG monitoring. Pre-requisities for this course: Must have successfully completed the Medical Office Administrative Staff Training Course - or - present proof of a minimum of 1-year experience in a medical office and a HS diploma or GED. Upon completion of this course, student will be eligible to take the NHA certification examination in Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).
Medical Billing: Advanced
Emphasis is placed on insurance types, payer policy, local coverage determinations and national coverage determinations to file medical claims and review claim denials. Students should be ready to sit for the Certified Profession Biller exam given by AAPC. Prerequisties: Medical Coding Basic, HS Diploma/GED.
Medical Coding: Basic
Entry level with emphasis placed on Anatomy & Physiology. Prerequisite: HS Diploma/GED.
Medical Coding: Advanced
Prepares an individual to take the Certified Professional Coder exam. Prerequisties: Medical Coding Basic, HS Diploma/GED.
Prepares individuals to work as a Medication Aide in a long term facility. Does not meet requirements for Assisted Living Facilities Med Tech positions. Prerequisite: HS Diploma/GED and current listing on the NC Nurse Aide Registry.
Medical Office Administrative Staff Training (MOAST)
Entry level class to prepare students for the national certification exam: Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA). Content includes EHR training, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, billing and coding, details of insurance, office practices and procedures, regulations and rules for privacy, security, meaningful use and more. This class is a prerequisite for the Certified Clinical Assistant class. Prerequisites: HS Diploma/GED is required to sit for the certification exam. Additional class books will be provided for use during the class.
Nurse Assistant 1
Train to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for the elderly and other adults. Program has special registration requirements and class size is limited to 20 students per class. For requirements call (704) 878-4311.
Nurse Assistant Refresher
Review and prepare for the revised NA State Exam. Designed for students who let their NA I certification expire within the last 4 years. Call (704) 878-4311 for registration instructions.
Trains individuals to work under the supervision of a pharmacist in a retail or hospital pharmacy setting. Students will be eligible to take the PTC Exam. Prerequisites: High School Diploma/GED and TABE Math & Reading Test. Registration cost does not include certification
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