This course introduces students to the fundamentals of electronic health records (EHR) in today's healthcare environment. An overview of information systems, functions, workflows, health information accessibility, and healthcare transactions and billing are introduced to prepare students for work with electronic health records. The introduction of EHR software will also be explored.
Health and Wellness Administration Foundations Certificate (Undergraduate)
This certificate will provide an introductory overview of concepts such as an introduction to health care delivery, communication skills, medical terminology, health care information systems, the regulatory environment, and patient records. These concepts are needed to work in an entry level aspect of the health and wellness industry, such as a medical spa, weight management clinic, physician front office or clinic. Completion of the program allows a student to sit for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, a national certification offered through the National Healthcareers Association®.
Health and Wellness Administration Foundations Certificate
Health and Wellness Administration Foundations Certificate (Undergraduate) requires a minimum of 21 credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
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