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Career Step Online Health Care and
Computer Training Programs
College of DuPage Continuing Education, in partnership with Career Step, brings you online training programs to help you enhance your skills and employment opportunities.
Career Step is leading online education companies with more than 20 years of experience offering career-focused education to help students quickly enter the workforce. The school is committed to providing the best online education experience, incorporating interactive learning tools.
Students also have one-on-one access to instructors who have years of industry experience. After graduation, students have access to comprehensive resources such as resume reviews, interview tips and tutorials, and new job opening notifications to help them successfully transition from education to employment.
Health Care Online Training Programs
Gain the business knowledge and specialized skills to manage operations in a variety of office settings. Prepare to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Master credential for an edge in the job market.
The ICD-10 FastTrack course prepares medical coders to use the new ICD-10 code set, which all health care facilities and physicians' offices must begin using Oct. 1, 2015. The course assumes students are already familiar with the principles of medical coding as well as medical terminology, pharmacology, and basic anatomy and pathophysiology. Students will learn ICD-10 specific advanced anatomy/physiology as well as advanced pathophysiology and ICD-10 coding with guided hands-on exercises that allow students to gain real-world experience with the new code set. In addition to one-on-one support from AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainers throughout the course, students receive several industry code books.
Designed to help students gain the software and business skills needed to succeed in the modern office, the Executive Assistant program focuses on the Microsoft Office 2010 application suite and office management skills. Students learn to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint in addition to strengthening their typing skills and studying office procedures and communication. Upon graduation, students are prepared to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Master certification, strengthening their resumes and proving their software skills to employers. In addition to one-on-one instructor support and personalized graduate support, students receive 11 textbooks and a Microsoft Office Specialist exam voucher.
Approved by the National Healthcareer Association, the Medical Administrative Assistant program is specifically designed to prepare students to earn the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) credential after graduation. The interactive online curriculum teaches students Microsoft Word and Excel basics, health care documentation and reimbursement, medical terminology, and basic anatomy as well as specific medical office management topics such as practice finances and standard office procedures. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized graduate support after graduation, students receive seven textbooks and a voucher to take the CMAA exam after graduation.
The Medical Billing program helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to work in health care reimbursement. The program focuses on documentation and procedures and includes hands-on exercises that allow students to apply what they learn. Students learn medical terminology, documentation and confidentiality, medical coding basics, and patient billing and collections as well as specialized considerations such as the ICD-10 code set and X12 5010 billing system. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized graduate support after graduation, students receive five textbooks and a one-year membership to the American Medical Billing Association.
Approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), the Medical Transcription Editor program focuses on teaching the skills needed to work as a medical transcriptionist and medical transcription editor. Students study medical terminology, anatomy, health care documentation, and editing theory and technique as well as developing and practicing their typing and listening skills on hundreds of authentic, employer-provided dictations from a variety of specialties. In addition to one-on-one instructor support and personalized graduate support, enrollment includes 10 textbooks, a transcription foot pedal, an AHDI membership, a subscription to an online reference library and a voucher to take the RHDS exam.
With Career Step, students have the opportunity to successfully prepare for rewarding careers in growing industries, while employers have a key resource to quickly find quality employees.
Professional Medical Coding and Billing with ICD-10
The Professional Medical Coding and Billing program prepares students for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) and Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exams. Students learn healthcare information management, reimbursement methodologies, medical terminology, anatomy, pathophysiology, and pharmacology as well as studying the ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS code sets in an extensive practical section that gives them valuable hands-on experience before graduation. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized graduate support after graduation, students receive textbooks, industry codebooks, access to an online reference library, and a voucher for one of the national certification exams.
Ongoing registration HLTHS-0030-012, $2,495 Learn about the transition between ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding.
Developed by a Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) education partner, the Computer Technician program is specifically designed to prepare students for the CompTIA A+ certification exams. Students learn about hardware, operating systems, networking, security and troubleshooting as well as more specialized topics such as mobile devices, laptops and printers. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized graduate support after graduation, students receive two textbooks, two quick-reference exam study guides, a computer repair toolkit, a power supply tester, a USB drive and two CompTIA A+ certification exam vouchers.
Microsoft Access 2010
This program includes 29 hours of comprehensive Access curriculum, Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert certification preparation, and online training with the benefit of classroom-style resources. Program access is for three months.
Microsoft Excel 2010
This 29-hour course is divided into beginning and advanced sections. Upon completion, you will be prepared to earn the MOS Expert credential. Program access is for three months.
Microsoft Office 2010
The Microsoft Office 2010 training course prepares students to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Master certification by training them on the Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access applications. Students learn beginning and advanced concepts and complete a variety of hands-on exercises, allowing them to apply and practice the skills learned throughout the curriculum. The course's online format provides students the flexibility to study on the schedule and at the pace that fits their needs. In addition to one-on-one access to experienced instructors and technical support team throughout the course, students receive 10 textbooks and five quick reference cards.
Microsoft Outlook 2010
Learn beginning and advanced features of Microsoft Office in this 21-hour course. Upon completion, you will be prepared to earn the MOS Outlook credential. Program access is for three months.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
This 21-hour course covers both beginning and advanced topics. Upon completion, you will be prepared to earn the MOS PowerPoint credential. Program access for three months.
Microsoft Word Online
Gain knowledge to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certificate. This 25-hour online course provides comprehensive instruction on Microsoft Word 2010.
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