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Dental Assistant Online

$1,075

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Prepares students for an entry-level position as a Dental Assistant along with elements and principles of ethical decision making that underpin good clinical practice.

Prepares patients for dental treatments. Identifies necessary materials and instruments for various types of dental treatments and how to clean and sterilize them.  Assists the dentist and/or dental hygienist by performing tasks such as handing them the proper equipment, using suction hoses to keep a patient's mouths dry, processing X-rays, properly noting dental charts, and dealing with emergency situations.

Advises patients how to maintain proper dental hygiene.  Learns proper techniques to avoid the transmission of disease in the dental environment and learns the various types of anesthesia used.

Assists the dentist and/or dental hygienist during various types of composite restoration procedures and with the creation of crowns, bridges, inlays, onlays, and dentures. Identifies and explains different instruments and procedures used in the specialty dental fields of endodontics, periodontics, pediatrics, orthodontics, prosthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Schedules and views appointments, maintains billing records, processes insurance claims, maintains employee time cards, adheres to confidentiality requirements, and creates e-claims using dental software.

Describes how to follow HIPPA requirements. Learns the process of an OSHA site visit.

On average this course is 274 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Dental Assistant PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

Diesel Mechanics/Heavy Truck Maintenance Online

$1,075

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Provides students with knowledge of skills ranging from basic diesel engine operations to computerized truck management systems. Students will learn how to maintain and do repairs on their own trucks, work for a truck fleet or dealership, or start a full- or part-time business.  Applicable skills:

Learn the common tools and shop safety procedures used to repair of heavy-duty vehicles. Understand the basic operation of a diesel engine and its major components. Describe the operation of cooling and lubrication systems and various procedures used in the inspection and rebuilding of a typical diesel engine.

Understand the operation of a mechanical fuel injection system, the fuel-delivery system, as well as the properties of the various types of diesel fuels. Learn basics of computers and specifics of the electronic operation of vehicle and engine control systems. Be aware of the basic theory and repair of the various electrical systems, including the battery, charging system, starting system, and lighting systems.

Basic operation and repair of heavy-duty truck steering and suspension systems, along with service and repair of vehicle wheels and tires. Understand the operation of hydraulic and pneumatic braking devices and control systems, the interpretation of fault-indication messages, and the troubleshooting of brake system problems.

Describe the operation and repair procedures for common heavy-duty truck manual transmissions and clutch systems. Identify the principles of operation, troubleshooting steps, and repair procedures for most common types of automatic transmissions used in today’s heavy-duty trucks.

Identify the function and operation of driveline components, troubleshooting procedures, and tasks required for servicing driveline problems. Recognize the function and operation of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems used on heavy-duty trucks.

Upon completion you will be prepared to sit for the Med-Heavy Truck Certification Test.

On average this course is 437 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Diesel Mechanics-Heavy Truck Maintenance

This course is WIOA Certified.

Medical Assistant Online

$2,500

with ON LINE

This program is to prepare graduates with the concepts and skills to gain employment in an outpatient setting. Students will be prepared to perform administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician, mid-level provider, or licensed nurse.

Certified or registered medical assistants are needed in a variety of healthcare settings such as hospitals, physician’s practices, nursing homes, clinics, chiropractic offices, laboratories, and more. Because medical assistants fill two necessary roles in a medical workplace - as an administrator and a clinical healthcare professional - developing an understanding of health insurance, electronic medical records, pharmacology, and diagnostic procedures is necessary to taking the first steps toward a successful career in the role.

The online medical assistant diploma can help students prepare to sit for a number of industry certification exams such as:

  • American Medical Technologists (AMT) Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Certification
  • The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
  • The National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) certification offered by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
  • The Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) offered by the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)

On average this course is 600 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Medical Assistant PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified  

NCAT128M Auto Repair Technician Online

$975

with ON LINE

Prepares students to enter the automotive repair field by studying the major automotive systems and the procedures for troubleshooting and repairing those systems.  Applicable skills:  

Identify automotive systems and engine components by describing how the systems and parts work together to make a vehicle run. Remove an engine from a vehicle and perform an engine rebuild.

Recognize safety procedures that should be followed in an automotive repair shop. List various hand and specialized tools used when working with automotive systems.  

Identify types of engines and factors that affect engine performance. Perform routine maintenance procedures, including oil changes and tune-ups.  Identify the theory and operation of automotive systems including cooling, lubrication, ignition, fuel and electrical systems along with troubleshooting same areas.

Explain how to inspect, diagnose and repair a vehicle's brake and computer systems.  Describe the steering and suspension systems, including the alignment process, and identify how worn parts affect a vehicle. Recognize the steps necessary to attain certification in the automotive repair field.

On average this course is 489 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Auto Repair Technician PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCBU26M Administrative Assistant Online

$850

with ON LINE

This course trains students for a career in entry-level Administrative Assisting.

Learn how to maintain paper and electronic filing systems for records and messages as well as organize files, folders, and schedules in proper order for efficient operation.

Recognize a professional image in an office environment and know how to manage stress and time in professional ways.

Understand the operation of office equipment.

Communicate well with others in and out of the office. Greet visitors and determine whether they should be given access to specific individuals. Schedule appointments and make travel arrangements for executives and other staff along with answer phones, draft messages, write memos and email when communicating with managers, employees, and customers.

Prepare reports, memos, letters, financial statements, and other documents using word processing, spreadsheet, or presentation software and manage databases.

Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by executives, committees, and boards of directors.

Read, analyze, route, distribute, and answer routine incoming memos, submissions, reports, mail and email to determine their significance and plan their distribution. Negotiate with vendors, buy supplies, manage stockrooms or corporate libraries, and get data from various sources.

On average this course is 424 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Administrative Assistant PROGRAM OUTLINE

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCBU99M Bookkeeping Online

$975

with ON LINE

Prepares graduates for an entry-level career as a Bookkeeper. Applicable skills:

Compiles/produces Financial Statements with attention to detail from accounting records for organizations.

Understands employment opportunities in many industries, including firms that provide accounting, bookkeeping and payroll services; federal, state, and local governments and schools.

Demonstrates basic math and computer skills, including knowledge of spreadsheets.

Demonstrates the knowledge necessary to become certified in areas of bookkeeping by being able to carry out all bookkeeping tasks, including overseeing payroll and balancing accounts according to accepted accounting procedures.

Applies proper procedures for controlling an organization’s financial documentation and guards against misappropriation of organization’s funds.

Operates computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information. Applies proper procedures for receiving, recording cash, checks, and vouchers in compliance with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations.

On average this course is 266 hours of independent, online instruction.

For more detailed information: Bookkeeping PROGRAM OUTLINE 

This course is WIOA Certified.

 

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.

 





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