Electronic Health Records

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Electronic Health Records Certification Prep Program

MedCertify’s online Electronic Health Records program prepares students for NHA’s Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS), AMCA’s Electronic Health Record Certification (EHRC), and an exciting new career in the medical field. In 6 months or less, you will learn, at your own pace, the skills needed to be a certified electric health records specialist. Along with certification prep and job training, our staff will help you enter the workforce through career development.

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Course Style

6 Months

Duration

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Total Flexibility

Online, on-demand training so you can study at your time and pace on any device – total flexibility.

6-Month Access

Students will have 6-months access to all the training material.

 

Student Coaching

Online support with student success coaches.

Mentor Support

Take advantage of weekday and weekend online live Zoom mentoring sessions.

Exam Fee

One certification exam fee is covered by us with tuition. *Ask for more details.

Career Development

Career development with resume building and job placement assistance.

Courses

Courses

Electronic Health Records – 6 Weeks

Medical Terminology – 3 Weeks

Anatomy and Physiology – 3 Weeks

Microsoft Office – Word (levels 1 &2) – 1 Week

Microsoft Office – Excel (levels 1 &2) – 1 Week

Microsoft Office – Outlook (levels 1 &2) – 1 Week

Microsoft Office – Powerpoint (levels 1 &2) – 1 Week

Professional Office Development (POD) – 2 Weeks

Program Total Duration – 18 Weeks

Electronic Health Records Overview

Electronic Health Records

The Healthcare employee with training in Electronic Health Records Specialists performs routine clerical and organizational tasks. EHR will become the primary means of documenting, transmitting, and securing patient information. A basic knowledge of medical terminology, electronic health records, and hospital or laboratory procedures is preferred. The nation is entering a new era of health care where providers must use electronic health records to improve patients’ health and the way health care is delivered in this country. Healthcare employees with EHR training may find employment in hospitals, chiropractors, medical and dental offices.

Medical Office Simulation

MedCertify has included the Medical Office Simulation Software (MOSS) 3.0 in this program.  MOSS is a computer program designed to simulate the activities of a medical office. This software is be used by medical students to develop practical skills and knowledge in managing patient records, scheduling appointments, billing, coding, and other administrative tasks.

Using this software can provide several benefits to students, such as:

  1. Practical Experience: Medical students can use this software to gain practical experience in managing a medical office without the need for real-life patients. This experience can help them become more confident and efficient in their future medical careers.

  2. Time Management: The software can help students learn how to manage their time effectively and prioritize tasks based on urgency.

  3. Accuracy: The software can help students learn how to accurately record and manage patient information, ensuring that records are up-to-date and error-free.

  4. Cost-effective: The use of simulation software can be a cost-effective way to provide medical training without the need for expensive equipment or facilities.

  5. Self-Paced Learning: Students can learn at their own pace and can repeat activities until they feel confident in their skills.

Overall, MOSS can provide medical students with practical experience in managing a medical office. It can help them develop essential skills such as time management, accuracy, and patient record management, which can be valuable in their future medical careers. Each of our program offers different MOSS simulations that are relevant to the program they are completing.

Career & Certification

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The National Healthcareer Association prepares the next generation of healthcare workers through validated, nationally recognized certifications.

(CEHRS)
Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist

Career Paths
  • Certified Medical Biller and Coder
  • Medical Office Administrator
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Insurance Claims Analyst
  • Transcription Supervisor
Job Outlook

According to bls.gov, overall employment of medical records and health information specialists is projected to grow 17 percent from 2021 to 2031, faster than average for all occupations.

About 39,900 openings for medical records and health information specialists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

Earning Potential

The median annual wage for health information technologists, medical registrars, surgical assistants, and healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other was $55,560 in May 2021.

Career Development

Career development with resume building and job placement assistance.

Mentor Support

Students will have 6-months access to all the training material.

Exam Fee

One certification exam fee is covered by us with tuition. *Ask for more details.

Tuition

Financing Options Are Available

Students who enroll in MedCertify’s career training programs come from different backgrounds. Whether you’re a first-time student, recently unemployed or just seeking a new career, we provide different financing and scholarship opportunities to help pay for your education. Please speak with one of our admissions representatives to discuss your financing options and opportunities.

Military Spouses

The MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account) Scholarship is strictly for military spouses and is used as a workforce development program. In addition, the MyCAA scholarship provides up to $4,000 tuition assistance.

This scholarship will help military spouses cover the entire cost of courses at MedCertify as they pursue certificates and certifications necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high growth portable career fields, and occupations. Let an Admission Representative discuss the scholarship with you today!

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Separated Veterans

The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) implemented Priority of Service for all Veterans to provide scholarship assistance through SWAs, local WIBs, One‐Stop Career Centers, and other targeted grantees. 

Priority of service means the right of veterans to take precedence over a non‐covered person in obtaining all employment and training services.

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Unemployment

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program offers scholarships to certain dislocated workers in the United States. Adults that have been terminated or laid off (including self-employed), eligible for or exhausted unemployment income and unlikely to return to industry or occupation are eligible for this scholarship. 

Spouses of a member of the Armed Forces who lost employment due to permanent change in duty station or is unemployed, underemployed and has difficulty finding or upgrading employment may also be eligible.

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Low Income

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a program developed by the U.S. Department of Labor to help improve the public workforce system and help low income adults and other eligible adults meeting certain criteria. WIOA also helps employers hire and retain skilled workers. MedCertify has partnered with the Department of Labor to offer courses that prepare students for national certification in the medical, business, and IT fields.

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Self Financing