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NCCP86M MS Office 2016 Online

$675

with ON LINE

Learn detailed instructions about how to use the Microsoft Office applications of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as how to integrate Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Applicable skills:

Demonstrate the fundamental skills needed to use the MS Word word-processing application. Create new Word documents, edit and format existing Word documents, add graphics and tables to Word documents, and merge Word documents.

Use the MS Excel spreadsheet application. Skillfully use the basic elements of Excel, create and use simple and complex formulas and functions, incorporate useful charts and graphs, add, delete, sort, and lay out table data.  

Create MS PowerPoint presentations. Explain the basic elements and fundamentals of Microsoft PowerPoint, insert objects and finish a presentation, work with PowerPoint tools, tables, and charts, apply Slide Master, shapes, and effects, and Insert hyperlinks, illustration objects, and media clips.

Learn the skills necessary to integrate an Excel spreadsheet into a Word document. Identify the tools used to integrate Word and Excel files, embed an Excel worksheet into a Word document, embed an Excel chart or graph into a Word document, explain the difference between object linking and embedding, describe the procedure for linking an object to a Word document, develop a form letter with form fields, and merge a database with a form letter.

Integrate a Word document and table, and Excel chart with a PowerPoint Presentation. Identify the tools used to integrate Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, create PowerPoint presentations, place and manipulate clip art in a PowerPoint slide, work with themes and templates, add notes to a PowerPoint slide show, set the slide transitions for a PowerPoint slide show, embed and link Word and Excel material in PowerPoint presentations.

On average this course is 127 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Microsoft Office 2016 PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

NCHC052M Pharmacy Technician Certification Program

$1,175

with Elizabeth Boucher

This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings - working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.

This course is 84 hours of classroom instruction. Students must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or equivalent.

Employment of pharmacy technicians and aides is expected to increase by 25 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) Students have the potential to earn $13 – 20 per hour according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

 

Required Text:

Mosby’s Pharmacy Technician Principles and Practice 5th edition

Author:  Karen Davis AAHCA BS CPhT, Anthony Guerra

ISBN-13: 978-0323443562 or ISBN-10: 0323443567

This course is WIOA Certified. 

 

Full Course

NCHC104M Medical Administrative Assistant Online

$850

with ON LINE

This course will demonstrate proficiency in analytical and quantitative problem-solving along with computer and information literacy.

Understand laws and regulations regarding HIPAA and confidentiality in electronic health records.

Comprehend basic medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.

Understand basic pharmacology. Perform basic medical administrative tasks by using Electronic Medical Record software.

Upon completion you will be prepared to sit for the CMAA.

On average this course is 387 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Medical Administrative Assistant PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

NCHC105M Medical Billing and Coding Online

$1,075

with ON LINE

This course prepares students for an entry-level career as a medical coder. Applicable skills:

Comprehend and apply CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS coding guidelines to identify diagnoses, procedures for insurance reimbursement. Explain the role of a medical coder as a liaison between the health clinician and billing offices.

Identify the procedures for patient record retrieval. Apply computer and information literacy skills using electronic health records software. Identify terms, facts, methods, procedures, concepts, theories, principles, and processes within medical billing and coding scenarios.

Understand laws and theories, including issues relating to ethics and confidentiality. Calculate solutions to mathematical problems related to reimbursement and medical mathematics. Interpret and evaluate information to make proper coding decisions. Review basic written and workplace communication skills.

Upon completion you will be prepared to sit for the CBCS, CPC, or CCA.

On average this course is 754 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Medical Billing and Coding PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

NCHC106M Home Health Aide Online

$975

with ON LINE

Assist clients with Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, monitor and report changes in a client’s health, and be an instrumental part of a Home Care Team in the role of a Home Health Aide working in home or community settings. Applicable skills:

Learn ethical and legal rules and regulations for direct care workers along with oral and written communication skills for speaking with patients, family, medical personnel, and other caregivers using appropriate language and terminology.  Apply skills in areas of science relevant to the home health aide’s role, including anatomy and physiology.

Utilize procedures to maintain clean and safe environments for both themselves and their patients, including residential, transportation, and outside locations.   React appropriately to emergency situations.

Apply standard practices to assist patients with the activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, meal preparation, physical movement and mental exercises.  

Assess physical and mental conditions by taking vital signs, behavior, activity level, and mental acuity. Administer medications, prescribed treatments, and basic first aid as directed by patient’s healthcare manager. Create meal plans according to prescribed dietary recommendations and restrictions.

Develop an instructional plan to teach families how to care for patients and react to emotional, medical, and physical situations and maintain accurate records of patient care, condition, progress, and change.

Discuss unique practices and procedures involved with caring for special populations.

On average this course is 420 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Home Health Aide PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

NCHC123M Pharmacy Technician Online

$1,250

with ON LINE

Prepares students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) or NHA ExCPT exam, and gain entry-level employment as a pharmacy technician.  Applicable skills:

Demonstrates knowledge and skills in areas of science relevant to the pharmacy technician’s role, including anatomy/physiology and pharmacology.

Compares and contrasts the roles of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in ensuring pharmacy department compliance with professional standards and relevant legal, regulatory, formulary, contractual, and safety requirements.

Prepares medications requiring compounding of sterile and chemotherapy/hazardous products. Prepares medications requiring compounding of nonsterile products. Applies patient- and medication-safety practices in all aspects of the pharmacy technician’s role. Utilizes quality assurance practices with pharmaceuticals, durable and nondurable medical equipment, devices, and supplies.

Processes and handles medications and medication orders. Employs accepted procedures in purchasing pharmaceuticals, devices, and supplies. Initiates, verifies and assists in the adjudication of billing for pharmacy services and goods, and collects payment for these services.

Describes the use of current technology in the healthcare environment to ensure the safety and accuracy of medication dispensing.

On average this course is 589 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Pharmacy Technician Online

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

NCHC24M Occupational Therapy Aide Online

$850

with ON LINE

Occupational therapy aides help patients improve their movement and ability to perform everyday tasks, as well as assist therapists and other personnel with office procedures, Activities of Daily Living (ADL) therapy and adaptive equipment.  Applicable skills:

Learn therapeutic treatment, medical and body systems terminology. Communicate effectively with patients, the rehabilitative team, and other personnel. Study the responsibilities of occupational therapy aides, including assisting with activities of daily living, administrative duties, inventory control, telephone etiquette, and good customer service.

Use appropriate medical terminology related to the body in order to communicate accurately with clients and supervisors. Show understanding of the importance of a safe health care environment, including potential hazards and fall prevention, and the aide’s role in maintaining a clean, safe workplace.

On average this course is 156 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Occupational Therapy Aide PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCHC26M Physical Therapy Aide Online

$850

with ON LINE

This program is to prepare graduates for an entry-level career as a physical therapist aide.  Applicable skills:

Demonstrate understanding of the importance of and techniques used in good customer service and effective communication between the aide, the physical therapist, and the patient.

Show understanding of common physical therapy techniques, including the use of heat and cold modalities, and their effects on the body. Use appropriate medical terminology related to body systems and physical disorders in order to communicate accurately with patients and colleagues.

Show understanding of the importance of a safe health care environment, including potential hazards and fall prevention, and the aide’s role in maintaining a clean, safe workplace.

On average this course is 163 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Physical Therapy Aide PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

 





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