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Learning the basics for working in the health care field.
 
Time-on-Task: 14 hoursCourses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course Description This course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. This course introduces concepts related to Assisting with Medications for Unlicensed Assisted Personnel. Upon completion of the course, students will know the legal requirements for assistance with medications, be able to identify safety factors involved, and know responsibilities and restrictions when assisting with medications. The course materials provide knowledge and practice of basic skills competencies required for Unlicensed Assisted Personnel certification in Idaho. Course Objectives Explain the role of unlicensed assistive personnel in assistance with medications Describe legal considerations in assistance with medications Explain safety measures related to assisting with medications Apply basic knowledge of medications Determine procedures for proper care with medications Analyze the role of reports and records in assistance with medications Explain common problem-solving techniques used when assisting with medications You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $249.00



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This course prepares individuals to become Certified Nursing Assistants and potentially begin the career path toward a Registered Nurse position. This course is designed to provide you with the complete health care knowledge base necessary to sit for the Certified Nursing Assistant certification exam. Individuals do not receive certification simply by taking this course: they must sit for their state's certification exam. Each individual must also complete the clinical hour requirements for his/her particular state, as well as obtain a criminal background check, CPR certification, TB testing, and other screenings as required by his/her state. You will gain an understanding of basic medical knowledge and will learn procedures and techniques for providing sensitive and appropriate medical/personal care to a wide range of patients. This is a 116 time-on-task hour course. Time on task refers to the estimated amount of time to complete all readings and assessment in a given course. Once the course has been accessed, students have 6 months to complete the course before access expires.

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Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $599.00



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Time-on-Task: 34 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course prepares you to sit for the certification exam.  This course prepares students to become certified Health Care Compliance Officers. Students develop an understanding of the key requirements needed to effectively develop, implement, and monitor a health care compliance program for their practices or help others in their compliance efforts, which are based on governmental regulatory guidelines. Students will emerge from this course fully prepared to sit for the AAPC's Certified Professional Compliance Officer (CPCO™) certification exam. The certification exam itself is not part of this course. Course Objectives       Demonstrate understanding of the OIG Compliance Guidance for Individual and Small Group Physician Practices, Clinical Laboratories, and Third Party Billing Companies       Demonstrate knowledge of compliance program effectiveness techniques       Demonstrate understanding of key healthcare fraud and abuse laws, including the False Claims Act, Stark Laws, and Anti-Kickback Statute, including the associated penalties       Demonstrate understanding of how the PPACA will affect medical practices       Demonstrate knowledge of other laws and regulations, including HIPAA, EMTALA, and CLIA       Demonstrate understanding of how to handle investigations, including self-disclosure protocols       Demonstrate knowledge of requirements under Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs) and Certificate of Compliance Agreements (CCAs)       Demonstrate understanding of current investigative activities (RACs, ZPICs, MFCUs)       Demonstrate understanding of various risk areas, including items such as gifts/gratuities, conflicts of interest, use of Advance Beneficiary Notices, teaching physician's guidelines, and incident to services You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $299.00



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Time-on-Task: 41hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course shows students how to develop and strengthen their ability to effectively interact with diverse groups of people. Students will gain an understanding of how individuals and systems provide quality care to patients with diverse values, beliefs and behaviors. They will also learn how to tailor health care delivery to meet patients’ social, cultural, and linguistic needs. In addition, students will become aware of their own cultural influences and how they may affect perceptions, diagnoses and interactions with patients and colleagues. Finally, students will learn how cultural competence serves both as a vehicle to increase access to quality care for all patient populations and as a business strategy to attract new patients and market share. Course Objectives       Analyze concepts related to diversity and cultural competence       Apply strategies for working with patients on an individual level, while honoring various cultural norms.       Analyze effects of power within the health care setting       Determine ways to adapt to cultural contexts based on analysis of the cultural competency scale       Use intentional strategies to disrupt the cycle of oppression       Continually seek opportunities to learn about cultural norms that stretch oneÕs own parameters. You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $149.00



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Time-on-Task: 41 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. This course provides participants with the basics of customer service for individuals seeking to work in the healthcare industry. In the past few years, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services have implemented a customer service survey called HCAHPS. The initiative is to measure patients' satisfactions and perspectives on hospital care. The uniqueness of the HCAHPS survey also provides patients' with a transparent viewpoint of their local hospitals and they may choose to which competitor they would like to return their investments. In response to the HCAHPS course, as well as the application of the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, health care facilities are reevaluating customer service and implementing new patient service standards and regulations in their facilities. The goal of this course is to provide participants with insight to the HCAHPS survey as well as the tools to provide excellent customer service in their field. Course Objectives       Define customer service in the healthcare industry       Explain why customer service is important in healthcare       Describe basic customer service rules for serving patients       Articulate all forms of communication in the healthcare field       Recognize best practices to resolve customer complaints or conflicts       Explain how customer satisfaction is measured in healthcare You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $299.00



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Time-on-Task: 34 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course introduces students to the accountable health care concepts defined in the Health Care Affordability Act of March 2010. Students will learn about the numerous challenges presented by this health care reform legislation and gain an understanding of the law's implications for health care managers. Course Objectives       Summarize the need/context for reform of the American health care system       Convey the four legislative policy principles which frame the law       Describe the major programs/initiatives/changes in the American health care system and their associated implementation time frames       Explain a minimum of three implications for a manager following each lesson       Determine appropriate resources for ongoing updates and information regarding health care legislation You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $179.00



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Time-on-Task: 41 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. The Health Insurance I course is one of five courses comprising the Patient Access Specialist certification program. Students will be introduced to the world of health insurance. The course will review employment opportunities that involve patient access and billing. Students will gain an understanding of basic health insurance information, including an overview of health care reform. In addition, the course will introduce students to the concepts involved in working with managed care contracts as well as the basics of diagnostic and procedural coding. Course Objectives       Describe the employment skills and requirements in the patient access career field       Explain the history and types of health insurance available in the United States       Identify types of managed care contracts and their purposes       Describe the purpose and guidelines of diagnostic coding and how it affects the billing process       Describe the purpose and guidelines of procedural coding and its importance in the billing cycle You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $199.00



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Time-on-Task: 41 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. The Health Insurance II course is one of five courses comprising the Patient Access Specialist certification program. Students will be introduced to medical billing and the claims submission process. Students will also learn about insurance claim preparation and transmission as well as the various types of insurance available, depending on the patient’s individual profile. In addition, the course will review the various types of health care billing and provide students with an in-depth understanding of Medicare and Medicaid billing. Course Objectives       Identify the correct information needed to prepare and transmit accurate, complete health care claims       Explain the rules for eligibility and claims processing for Medicare plans       Explain the rules for eligibility and claims processing for Medicaid plans       Describe the background and billing and reimbursement process for Tricare, workers' compensation, disability, and Blue Cross You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $249.00



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Time-on-Task: 13 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. This course provides a foundation for all learners to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The course defines HIPAA and introduces its most current information, including privacy rules and security rules, and provides students with opportunities to locate information on the HIPAA. Students are encouraged to consider HIPAA from the perspective of the patient as well as the Covered Entity. In addition, students are introduced to the HITECH Act and its impact on electronic medical records. At the end of the course, students will be able to implement safe guards with HIPAA.  Course Objectives       Define HIPAA       Explain the Privacy Rule       Describe the HIPAA Security Rule       Identify guidelines for protecting patient information       Identify how HIPAA policy can be breached       Define a covered entity       Identify the entities affected by HIPAA       Define HITECH       Identify the safety measures that must be taken to protect electronic medical records       Explain steps that office managers must take to ensure their agency is compliant with HIPAA You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $50.00



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Time-on-Task: 34 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course provides students with an overview of the ICD-10 for both diagnosis and procedure coding. It covers the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 and reviews the changes and updates. Students will learn the new codes, the structure, and nature of the characters. They will also learn how to use the appropriate reference manuals and guides to create diagnosis codes from the ICD-10-CM and procedure codes from the ICD-10-PCS. Course Objectives       Describe the purpose of ICD-10       Compare ICD-10 to ICD-9       Explain the functions, processes, and procedures of diagnostic coding       Describe procedural coding       Analyze electronic coding tools       Practice coding for a variety of purposes and settings       Discuss the future of coding You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $299.00



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Time-on-Task: 19 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThe ICD-10: For Physicians course will provide physicians with key information regarding the transition in medical billing from ICD-9 to ICD-10. This short course will provide an overview of ICD-10 and the changes that physicians will need to know in order to provide accurate information to medical billers/coders. Students will also learn about other important aspects of ICD-10 that directly relate to ensuring appropriate coding and payment. Course Objectives       Describe the purpose/benefits of ICD-10       Compare ICD-10 to ICD-9       Explain what should be included in medical records to allow abstraction       Identify possible areas of concern in sample medical records       Explain the nuances of ICD-10 and the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $99.00



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Time-on-Task: 41 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course is a primer to the major anatomical structures of the human body systems. It provides a survey of homeostasis of the body. Body systems include the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, male and female reproductive and digestive systems. Course Objectives       Describe the organization of the human body       Identify the structures and functions of the organelles of a typical human cell       Identify the major anatomical structures and functions of each body system       Describe the organization and major functions of the nervous system       Explain basic physiological processes in each of the body systems       Explain the contribution that each body system makes to homeostasis of the body  You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

Self-Paced

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $129.00



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