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Language: EnglishDescription: The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing healthcare professions – Dental Assisting. With the national increase in healthcare-related services, and the national shortage of healthcare professionals, the need for dental assistants is growing substantially. With a growing workforce over 300,000 strong, a career in dental assisting ranks as the fourth fastest growing occupation in the healthcare technician field. To meet our nation’s growing medical demands, recent studies indicate that over 400,000 assistants will be employed by 2018.The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions as a chair-side dental assistant. This course covers the history of dentistry, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, introduction to tooth structure (primary and permanent teeth), the oral cavity; and other areas. Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider!The purpose of this program is to familiarize students with all areas of administrative and clinical dental assisting focusing on the responsibilities required to function as an assistant in a dental practice. This course covers the following key areas and topics:• Introduction to the dental office and history of dentistry and dental assisting• Legal aspects of dentistry including policies and guidelines• Introductory oral anatomy, dental operatory, and dental equipment• Introductory tooth structure including primary and permanent teeth• The oral cavity and related structures• Dental hand-pieces, sterilization, and other areasDental Assisting Detailed Course Information: • The dental assisting profession and the history of Dental anatomy and physiology• Tooth charting, tooth surfaces, and classification of restorations on a tooth• Parts of the jaw and areas of the mouth• Oral health and preventions of dental disease• Infection control in dentistry and occupational health and safety• Patient information and assessment• Foundation of clinical dentistry• Dental radiology• Single crown restoration, bridge, implant, partial denture, and full denture• Dental equipment, accessories and the treatment room• Dental hand pieces and accessories• Dental cements and impression materials• Coding of radiology services and the use of ICD-9-CM codes• Assisting in comprehensive dental care• Dental administration and communication skillsInstructor Description: This program is supported by an expert educational mentor, Patrice Arevalo. Patrice has a degree in medical assisting from The Career College of Northern Nevada as well as a degree in dental assisting from the Community College of the Air Force. She is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test results.Certification: Upon successful completion of this program students will be prepared to sit for the included certification exams. The DANB’s RHS exam is a component exam of both the NELDA and CDA certifications. The DANB’s ICE exam is a component exam of NELDA, CDA and COA certifications. There are no eligibility requirements for taking the RHS or ICE exams, so you can take them at any time.

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Tuition: $3,695.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The Dental Office Assistant course delivers all the latest information and skill practice you need to succeed in the paperless era: technology, forms, and equipment in use today; up-to-date coding information; HIPAA and OSHA guidelines; functions of the dental business office; communication and critical thinking exercises; and in-depth instruction for completing common tasks such as scheduling, bookkeeping, electronic record regulations and insurance coding.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify good communication skills, telephone techniques, and methods for maintaining patient relations.• Comprehend the role of the dental office assistant within the Dental Healthcare Team.• Recognize the requirements for managing dental office systems and dental patient records.• Identify the steps for managing dental office finances including insurance processing, financial arrangements, and collection procedures.• Identify the steps for bookkeeping procedures including accounts receivable and accounts payable.ALSO: Upon successful completion of our Dental Office Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Dental Office Assistant in a dental office setting and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Dental Office Assistant (CDOA). The cost for taking the certification exam is covered in the course fees.Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of our Dental Office Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Dental Office Assistant in a dental office setting and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Dental Office Assistant (CDOA).

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Tuition: $2,295.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology course, offered by our accredited school partners, will familiarize students with the structures and functions of the human body. Anatomy describes the structures of the body – their scientific names, location, composition and associated structures – and offers a map of the human body for students. Physiology, on the other hand, studies the function of each structure, individuals and in combination with the other structures. As students examine each part of the body during this course, they’ll discover how Anatomy and Physiology always work together and will continually focus on both the structure and function of body.The Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology course provides an overview of common medical terminology and presents the major anatomical structures of the human body systems. It also explores the basic physiological processes of each system, discussing how body systems work together. Finally, the course explores how each system participates in homeostasis of the body. Body systems discussed in this course include the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, male and female reproductive, digestive, respiratory, lymphatic, and urinary systems.The Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology course will address the following primary course objectives:Describe the organization of the human bodyExplain the contribution that each body system makes to homeostasis of the bodyIdentify the major anatomical structures of each body system and their purposesExplain basic physiological processes in each of the body systemsEnroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Not Applicable

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Tuition: $595.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: Medical administrative assistants primarily work in doctor’s offices, clinics, outpatient settings, hospitals, and other healthcare settings. Medical administrative assistants, medical secretaries, and medical records clerks are all positions in great demand. The growth andthe complexity of the U.S. healthcare system have resulted in a substantial increase in the need for qualified medical administrative assistants. Employment of a medical assistant is expected to grow an impressive 34% by 2018.The Medical Administrative Assistant Program covers information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. A great course for physicians medical office professionals!This program prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the healthcare industry. It provides students a well-rounded introduction to medical administration that delivers the skills students require to obtain an administrative medical assistant position or advance within their current healthcare career. This course covers the following key areas and topics:• History and background of the medical assisting profession• Interpersonal skills, medical ethics, and basic medical law• Telephone techniques and skills for scheduling appointments• Medical terminology• Basics of insurance billing and coding• Medical records management and management of practice financesMedical Administrative Assistant Detailed Course Information: • An overview of the healthcare industry and expectations for a healthcare professional • Role of the medical administrative assistant • History of medicine, medicine and the law, medical malpractice, medical ethics, and medical practice specialties • Ethical and legal issues, fraud abuse, and compliance • Office and patient communication techniques, appointment scheduling and general office duties • Technology in the healthcare environment • Basic terminology used in the medical office • Medical records management, confidentiality of the medical record, initiating a medical record for a new client and filing reports in the medical record • HIPAA review and patient bill of rights and confidentiality • Financial and practice management • Health insurance coverage, and billing and coding procedures • Professional fees, billing and collecting procedures, accounting systems and credit arrangements • Medical accounting, financial statements, cost analysis, and budgets for the medical practice • Specimen collection, laboratory safety and federal and state regulations • Assisting with medical emergencies • Career developmentInstructor Description: Patrice Arevalo Patricia has a degree in Medical Assisting from The Career College of Northern Nevada, Dental Assisting from the Community College of the Air Force, and is currently working on her B.S. in Criminal Justice Studies from Grand Canyon University in Arizona. She has over 10 years of experience working in doctors’ offices and has been an Air Force Reservist since 2009. She has worked as an instructor for multiple schools over the last 4 years teaching medical and dental assistant curriculum, as well as OSHA safety requirements and career development.Certification: Students who complete this program will have the opportunity to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA).

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Tuition: $3,095.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: As the fastest growing industry, pursuing a career in the healthcare field will provide stability, profitability, and satisfaction. All career paths in healthcare require Medical Terminology knowledge and skills. In this course, offered by our accredited school partners, learners will explore the word structure and analysis of medical terms including prefix, root word, and suffix. Next learners will review the organization of the body and body systems in regards to terminology. Lastly we will discuss diagnostic testing and radiology and how medical terminology is used to determine the proper testing methods. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities at the end of each lesson to test their retention of the information. After completing each of the lessons, learners will complete a final assessment that will verify they have successfully gained the knowledge and skills covered in the course material. Accompanying the course is a terminology workbook that will give learners the hands on experience and tools to master the use of medical terminology in any healthcare setting. Alongside the terminology workbook are study materials and resources such as quizzes, games, flash cards, exercises, animations of the different tests, procedures, and terms, and an audio glossary of medical terms that will allow learners to hear the correct pronunciations. Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!Instructor Description: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!Certification: Not Applicable

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Tuition: $195.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The need for Pharmacy Technicians continues to grow with demand expected to increase substantially through 2014. Technicians work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings. This high demand for pharmacy technicians is the result of a multitude of factors including the constant availability of new drugs, the national shortage of registered pharmacists, the establishment of certified pharmacy technicians, and the aging population. Approximately 400,000 technicians will be employed by the year 2018 to meet our nation’s growing healthcare demands. This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s CPhT exam. Course content includes pharmacy medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining generic and brand names drugs and much, much more! Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! This program will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to pursue certification including the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s CPhT exam. This course covers the following key areas and topics: • Pharmacy calculations • Medical terminology specific to the pharmacy • Skills to read and interpret prescriptions • Review of the top 200 drugs • Skills to identify drugs by generic and brand names • Dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, and dose conversions • Dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement Pharmacy Technician Detailed Course Information: • The history of pharmacy and healthcare • Pharmacy technician role and responsibilities • Pharmacy technician certification and registration process • Types of pharmacies including the hospital pharmacy, retail practice, long-term care practice, mail order pharmacy, home care pharmacies, and others • Drug regulation and control • Pharmaceutical terminology and related anatomy • Parts of the prescription and labeling • Pharmacy calculations and math review • Pharmacy measures and abbreviations • Routes and formulations • Parenterals and compounding • Basic biopharmaceutics • Aseptic technique and the handling of sterile products • Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) • Basics of IV solutions and calculating 24-hour supply of IV solutions • Factors affecting drug activity • Information and pharmacy resources • Inventory management and financial issues • Brand names and generic drugs • Drug names and drug classesInstructor Description: This program is supported by an expert educational mentor, Leslie Ann Kalvass. Leslie earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia and completed her fellowship at University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy and POZEN Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She has been instructing at universities and colleges since 2002. She is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test results.Certification: Included in this program is the PTCB's CPhT certification exam practice test and an exam voucher. The CPhT is the gold standard of credentialing for pharmacy technicians. PTCB® offers the CPhT certification to individuals who wish to distinguish themselves in the pharmacy technician field. PTCB’s certification program enables technicians to work more effectively with pharmacists to offer safe and effective patient care and service. Most employers prefer, and many require, that their pharmacy technicians be CPhTs.Certification Benefits:Respected credentialValidated achievement and knowledge Improved employment opportunitiesPotential for higher salaryCareer growthUnderstanding of pharmacy lawPrestige among coworkersCertification Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent educational diploma (e.g., a GED or foreign diploma)Passing score on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE)Full disclosure of all criminal and State Board of Pharmacy registration or licensure actionsCompliance with all applicable PTCB certification policies

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Tuition: $2,895.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: Veterinary Medical Terminology provides a visual approach to learning medical terms and understanding the basics of veterinary medicine. A systematic process of breaking down medical terms into their component parts allows readers to comprehend the root medical concepts and apply critical thinking skills when faced with new and unfamiliar medical terminology. Case studies exemplify how medical terminology would be experienced in an actual veterinary practice. The software provided with this course makes review of the concepts fun through use of interactive games and audio pronunciation of the terms.At the completion of this course you should be able to:• Comprehend the core elements of veterinary medical terminology• Identify the steps to analyze prefixes and suffixes• Comprehend the function and structure of systems of the body• Identify common anatomical terminology for various animals• Recall terms to describe procedures performed on various systems of the body to treat injury and diseaseInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

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Tuition: $1,895.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program has two modules: •Veterinary Medical Terminology•Veterinary Office AssistantVeterinary Medical Terminology provides a visual approach to learning medical terms and understanding the basics of veterinary medicine. A systematic process of breaking down medical terms into their component parts allows readers to comprehend the root medical concepts and apply critical thinking skills when faced with new and unfamiliar medical terminology. Case studies exemplify how medical terminology would be experienced in an actual veterinary practice. The software provided with this course makes review of the concepts fun through use of interactive games and audio pronunciation of the terms.At the completion of this course you should be able to:• Comprehend the core elements of veterinary medical terminology• Identify the steps to analyze prefixes and suffixes• Comprehend the function and structure of systems of the body• Identify common anatomical terminology for various animals• Recall terms to describe procedures performed on various systems of the body to treat injury and diseaseThe Veterinary Office Assistant handles daily administrative duties of the veterinary team. This course outlines step-by-step instructions for completing these daily tasks such as scheduling appointments, billing and accounting, communicating effectively and compassionately with clients, managing medical records, budgeting, marketing, managing inventory, using outside diagnostic laboratory services, and more. Make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them while working as a Veterinary Office Assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, zoo, or university.At the completion of this course you should be able to:• Identify the roles of the veterinary office team• Identify the elements of the veterinary practice as a business• Comprehend strategies for managing client relations• Identify systems for managing client records, inventory, and budgets• Identify common veterinary procedures, diseases, and treatmentsNOTE: This program DOES NOT License, Certify, or Register Veterinary Technicians in any state through the Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of our Veterinary Office Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Veterinary Office Assistant and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Veterinary Office Assistant (CVOA).NOTE: This program DOES NOT License, Certify, or Register Veterinary Technicians in any state through the Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

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Tuition: $3,095.00

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