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Be prepared when the unthinkable happens to yourself, a loved one or even a stranger. This basic life-saving course will teach you to correctly perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) on adults, children and infants. After demonstrating proficiency in the skills learned in class, you will leave this course as an everyday hero, certified by the American Heart Association (AHA). This course meets all requirements for healthcare providers, childcare specialists, educators, personal trainers, and those working in service related fields.

Start date: 02/24/18

End date: 02/24/18

Total Cost: $59.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 2/24/2018, ending 2/24/2018

Instructor : Carmen Evans 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

Please read: Take Basic Life Support (CPR & AED) and ...More



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Be prepared when the unthinkable happens to yourself, a loved one or even a stranger. This basic life-saving course will teach you to correctly perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) on adults, children and infants. After demonstrating proficiency in the skills learned in class, you will leave this course as an everyday hero, certified by the American Heart Association (AHA). This course meets all requirements for healthcare providers, childcare specialists, educators, personal trainers, and those working in service related fields.

Start date: 04/21/18

End date: 04/21/18

Total Cost: $59.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 4/21/2018, ending 4/21/2018

Instructor : Carmen Evans 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

Please read: Take Basic Life Support (CPR & AED) and ...More



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A Medical Administrative Assistant is a versatile professional that can perform routine duties within the offices of many types of health professionals, including physicians, chiropractors, cardiologists and others. In addition, you can accomplish various jobs in the hospital environment, or find employment at freestanding emergency centers and surgery centers. Opportunities for Certified Medical Administrative Assistants are growing because of the constant change within the medical profession and the surge of cross-training, which means that one individual is trained to do a variety of duties. This course will teach you the practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field.  This course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office and the Administrative Medical Assistant. You will learn MedTrak electronic records system used in many medical offices.Upon completion of the program, you will take the CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) Exam through the National Healthcareer Association. Payment plans are available.

Start Date: upon registration

Total Cost: $3,000.00

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : Company: Academy of Medical Professions 

Location : Online

Please read: National Certification Exam, textbooks, ...More

More information online at:  Academy of Medical Professionals



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According to the Labor Department, there should be more than 91,000 openings for dental assistants up to the year 2020. That amounts to more than 30% employment growth, which is much faster than the average for all professions. Find your place within this fast-growing sector by taking this 8-week course designed to ensure you are job ready for a Dental Assisting career. In addition to allthe skills you will learn, our program is designed to teach all the aspects of obtaining employment in the field, helping you to prepare to take national dental exams, perfecting your resume and learning how to find employment in Dental Assisting. Upon completion of the program, you will take The Dental Assisting National Board, Radiation Health and Safety, and Infection Control exams. Internships are available. Payments are available.

Start Date: upon registration

Total Cost: $2,400.00

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : Company: Academy of Medical Professions 

Location : Online

Please read: National Certification Exam, textbooks, ...More

More information online at:  Academy of Medical Professionals



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Continue your growth in the field of medical coding.  The intermediate level includes more experience with ICD-10 and CPT coding, as well as progression into PCS coding. Feel confident in your mastery of key diagnostic and procedural manuals and your ability to code effectively and efficiently. Access to a computer and a valid email account outside of class is required. Textbooks required. Visit https://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-text-books/. Prerequisite: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, and Basic Medical Coding.

Start date: 01/22/18

End date: 02/28/18

Total Cost: $425.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 12 sessions; starting 1/22/2018, ending 2/28/2018

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Aisha Heard  2.Phoenix Holmes 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

Call 706-507-8070 to register


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Gain a working knowledge of the medical billing and reimbursement process. You will cover all areas of submitting, tracking, and appealing insurance claims for a full range of healthcare plans. Topics such as government funded programs, managed care plans, fraud and HIPAA will be introduced and discussed along with hands-on coding of claim forms, recognizing denials, and understanding how to determine if correct reimbursement has been made. Access to a computer and a valid email account outside of class is required. Textbook required. Visit https://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-text-books/. Prerequisite: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Basic Medical Coding & Intermediate Medical Coding.

Start date: 03/05/18

End date: 04/25/18

Total Cost: $549.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 16 sessions; starting 3/5/2018, ending 4/25/2018

Instructor : Angela Foster 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.



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Medical Billers and Coders are in high demand. Most offices and hospitals find it very difficult to find Medical Billers and Coders and when they do, are willing to provide great pay and benefits. If you chose to work in the office or hospital, flexible schedules are also possible and they tend to be very accommodating. As well as working in physician’s offices and hospitals, you can choose to work for Medical Billing Companies, Ambulance Companies and Nursing Homes. Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience. Upon completion of the program you will take your national certification of CPC. Upon successful completion, your title will be a CPC-A, for the first year. CPC-A means you will be considered a certified coder with an Apprentice designation for one year, once you have worked for a year, you will have your Apprentice title removed and be an official CPC!

Start Date: upon registration

Total Cost: $3,500.00

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : Company: Academy of Medical Professions 

Location : Online

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Medical Transcription is the process of turning dictated medical information into typed records through the use of various types of equipment, such as micro-cassette recorders, Wav files, telephone systems and C-phones. This program will teach you how to use the internet and transcribe files through voice files, using FTP and Byte scribe/Express Scribe and foot pedals that connect to your computer- by completion, you will understand all the types of equipment that are out there for transcribing across the country. This course is State Licensed, Insured and bonded and all instructors are at-home medical transcriptionists that will be sure to show you all the tricks of the trade that we personally use. You will receive a list of job openings while going through the course and will keep in contact after graduation to make sure you are following through with the directions that were given in class regarding finding jobs and where to send your resume.

Start Date: upon registration

Total Cost: $2,400.00

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : Company: Academy of Medical Professions 

Location : Online

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As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be helping the Licensed Pharmacist with all the necessary day-to-day services that the Pharmacy provides. Everything from preparing medications to answering phones, receiving and verifying prescriptions, counting tablets, taking requests for refilling of medications, and much more. You are an assistant to the pharmacist. Talk about job security!! This is a growing field with high demand and great salaries. You can work for places such as pharmacies at hospitals and independent pharmacies like Rite Aid, Wal-Mart, and Walgreens. There are so many possibilities. This 14-week program guarentees that you will pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam. You will be working one-on-one with a Pharmacy Technician instructor as you go through your weekly assignments. Upon completion of this program, you will take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam and receive a Certificate of Completion. Payment plans are available.

Start Date: upon registration

Total Cost: $1,850.00

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Complete within 14 week(s)

Instructor : Company: Academy of Medical Professions 

Location : Online

Please read: National Certification Exam, textbooks, ...More

More information online at:  Academy of Medical Professions



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