Review & Preparation Course for the American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA) - Certified (SA-C) Examination.
A Surgical Assistant assists in operations, under the supervision of surgeons. May, in accordance with state laws, help surgeons to make incisions and close surgical sites, manipulate or remove tissues, implant surgical devices or drains, suction the surgical site, place catheters, clamp or cauterize vessels or tissue, and apply dressings to the surgical site
NCLEX RN/LPN Review and Preparation
This course will give you the edge you need to pass the the NCLEX exam on the first trial. It will provide the tools necessary to successfully achieve your goal. This comprehensive review and preparation course includes test-taking strategies, critical thinking exercises, interactive discussion and practice, practice, practice.
The professors for this course are experienced professionals both as nurses as well as instructors. Their main goal is to give you the training and guidance that will assure your success.
Medical Billing and Coding
The Medical Billing and Coding course provides you the skills you need to work as a medical coding and billing professional.
YOUR MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING COURSE INCLUDES:
Electronic Health Records
This is an introductory course in basic computer software skills. Students will learn about commonly available software tools used in healthcare, including introduction to encoding tools and computer-assisted coding software, electronic health record processes and the unique computerized systems environment found in the U.S. healthcare delivery systems.
Health Records Management
This course emphasizes the importance of quality record-keeping practices, data flow, and management of health information systems in a non-acute care setting. The student will learn the documentation requirements based on Federal and State statutes, accreditation standards, Medicare Conditions of Participation, payment systems, funding, Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act, and the evolution of the electronic health record.
Healthcare Billing and Reimbursement
This is a foundation course in healthcare reimbursement. Students will learn the reimbursement methods and concepts related to healthcare and prospective payment systems including DRGs, APCs and ASC groups, patient billing and accounting software in claims processing, compliance, the role HIM plays in the charge master maintenance and revenue cycle.
Introduction to Health Information Technology
This course introduces the student to health information technology. Electronic information systems used in physicians’ offices and hospitals will be discussed. Students will complete assignments on a simulated electronic health records system. The students will be introduced to ethics in the medical field and regulatory issues.
Medical Office Management
This course will cover office management procedures, including planning and organization, financial and medical record keeping procedures, billing and collections, processing insurance claims using procedural and diagnostic coding. Legal and ethical responsibilities; credentialing and other professional issues of the medical office will be reviewed.