Medical Documentation and Record-Keeping: HIPAA is a course that provides a professional understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the best practices for medical record keeping and documentation. This course begins by giving an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA"), the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information ("Privacy Rule"), covered entities and uses and disclosures of information. It then dives deeper to explain the best practices of medical record keeping and documentation using real life scenarios. Lastly it explains the US HIPAA laws in a healthcare setting and how to implement this act with patients, with 100% accuracy.
Being a part of the healthcare industry offers numerous diverse career opportunities and benefits. Working in healthcare offers an inherent nobility by helping people when they need it most. A career in healthcare offers job stability, competitive compensation, and the opportunity for growth. The medical coding profession promises even more great opportunities by giving professionals the choice of work environments, numerous diverse specializations, flexibility in their schedule, and even the chance to become self-employed. This course provides the necessary fundamentals for starting a successful career in healthcare.
As the healthcare industry continues to grow so does the need for workers in administrative and clinical environments who understand the fundamentals of patient care. Healthcare Fundamentals is a course that provides a professional understanding of patient care in a variety of healthcare settings. The course focuses on the theory, principles and methods to provide quality improvement and etiquette when delivering healthcare services. A particular focus is on the application of these methods in both clinical and administrative environments.
The demand for skilled pharmacy technicians is rapidly growing. If you are interested in a dynamic career in a high paced medical field, this course is for you. This course provides an overview of the history of pharmacology and the day to day responsibilities of a pharmacy technician in hospital and retail pharmacy settings. Common drugs and their uses, as well as how they are administered and possible interactions in the body are described. Patient confidentiality laws, including HIPPA and prescription regulations, such as who can prescribe medication are also discussed.
Accurate Medical Coding and Insurance Forms is a micro course that explores how to accurately code diagnoses and procedures for a medical office and prepare insurance billing forms using the CPT and ICD-10-CM coding systems. In this mini course we will discuss the translation of medical information into proper codes and the importance of accurate coding. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities to test their retention of the information.
The Patient Access Specialist course is one of five courses comprising the Patient Access Specialist certification program. Patient Access Specialists represent the front line of the healthcare service for patients entering a practice, hospital or clinic with a constant eye toward excellent customer services and the overarching goal of achieving a positive experience for the patient. The Patient Access Specialist plays a key role for any provider and works as a strong team player in a dynamic, fast-paced, patient-centered practice.
Heard about the health benefits of cocoa on cardiovascular health? What do garlic, tomato sauce, and tofu have in common? Which spices and herbs need to be consumed in your daily diet? In this course you will learn what to eat and how to decrease the incidence of many common diseases such as metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cancer, and heart disease.
This course presents information pertaining to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), particularly Titles I & II. The course targets general audiences who seek to better understand HIPAA and how it impacts them personally or how they should comply with HIPAA standards in their day-to-day operations. The goal of this course is to increase the learner’s awareness and understanding of individual rights and responsibilities under HIPAA so they can improve the safeguarding of health information.
The Customer Service for Healthcare course provides students looking to work in the Healthcare industry with the basics of customer service, primarily focused on accountable care and patient satisfaction. In the past few years, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services have implemented a customer service survey called HCAHPS. This broad initiative measures patients’ satisfaction and perspectives on hospital care, and it also provides patients with a transparent viewpoint of their local hospitals. Armed with this information, patients are better equipped choose the healthcare provider they feel will provide the best return on their investment.
This course delves more deeply into nutrition and disease prevention. Master the tools needed to provide educated answers on how to stay healthy, become healthier, reduce the risk of chronic disease, prevent disease, and improve the overall well-being of your clients or yourself. Students will: learn how to navigate through the media's mixed messages on nutrition and diets, effectively interpret nutrition news, and understand critical information on the truth behind vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Applying the principles of good nutrition start at Day 1, whether working with clients or designing a personal healthy eating program. This course teaches students the principles behind helping a client in any stage of their lifecycle to set and achieve weight goals while working in conjunction with a registered dietitian in a team approach. Discover how the right nutrition can help you feel young while growing older and what specific nutrients need to be increased in your diet as you age. Dispel the myths of fad diets as you learn how to personalize your own meal plan and those of your clients.
This course teaches an educational systematic approach to teaching resistance/weight training movements. The practical application of anatomy, physiology, and body alignment is introduced to analyze weight training techniques, exercise equipment, and the risk/benefit analysis of a specific exercise chosen. Equipment modalities reviewed include stability balls, exercise bands, free weights, body weight, and commercial strength equipment.