Medical/Clerical Programs

For questions please call 336.723.7023 option 2 or e-mail forsythtechcced@forsythtech.edu.

 

Certified EHR Specialist CareersNOW

Train for high demand administrative positions in the medical community! Learn data management skills such as entry and transmission of patient data, restoration of electronic records, billing and coding, medical report, patient charting, and HIPAA privacy regulations. Course required to sit for the national certification exam administered by National Healthcareer Association. Note: Cost of National Certification $115.

Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent, reading/language placement test. Memo required—bring photo ID, diploma and placement test scores to room 34, West Campus.

Career Readiness Certificate also required before course completion. ($30)

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
02/05/18- 04/25/18 M, W, TH West Campus, Rm. 18 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM K. Cole $185.00 118704 Yes

Books:
SimChart for the Medical Office: Learning the Medical Office Workflow–2018 ed. ISBN: 978-0-3234-9791-6
Medical Terminology: A Short Course 8th ed.  ISBN: 978-0-323-44492-7
Electronic Medical Records/Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist/User Manual
West Campus Bookstore (336.734.7754)

 

Medical Office I: Introduction to Terminology & Coding CareersNOW

Prepare for an entry-level job in a doctor’s office or clinic when you complete this introductory course and Medical Office II.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
01/29/18- 04/25/18 M, W Goodwill Industries, Rm. 100 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM A. Hill, G. Denerson $185.00 118703 No
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
05/01/18- 07/31/18 T, TH Goodwill Industries, Rm. 100 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM A. Hill, C. Frye $185.00 118721 No

Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide 8th ed. ISBN: 978-1-4963-1888-6
2018 Step-By-Step Coding ISBN: 978-0-3234-3081-4
West Campus Bookstore (336.734.7754)

 

Medical Office II: Billing/EMR CareersNOW

Learn to use electronic medical records for patient record keeping, appointment scheduling, billing for services, posting of payments and generating accounting reports. Prerequisite: Medical Office I

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
01/22/18-03/12/18 M, W West Campus, Rm. 27 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM G. Denerson $130.00 118702 Yes

Medical Office II: Billing Electronic Medical Records User Guide
West Campus Bookstore (336.734.7754)

 

Medical Unit Secretary CareersNOW

Prepare to work as a medical unit secretary in a hospital or skilled nursing center. This course covers medical terminology, hospital record keeping and hospital procedures. Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent, criminal background check/drug screen and immunizations required for clinical placement.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
02/12/18- 05/15/18 M, T, W, TH Bob H. Greene Hall, Rm. W304 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM P. Elswick $203.00 118699 Yes

Health Unit Coordinating 7th Ed. ISBN: 978-1-4557-0720-1
West Campus Bookstore (336.734.7754)

 

Pharmacy Assistant CareersNOW

Would you like to work in a retail pharmacy? This course will prepare you for an entry- level job in a retail pharmacy. Use this course to start your path at Forsyth Tech toward becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician! Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
01/16/18- 03/08/18 T, TH Goodwill Industries, Rm. 306 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM P. Vance $130.00 118696 No
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
03/20/18- 05/10/18 T, TH Goodwill Industries, Rm. 306 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM P. Vance $130.00 118705 No
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
04/02/18- 05/23/18 T, TH Goodwill Industries, Rm. 306 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM P. Vance $130.00 118718 No

The Pharmacy Technician 6th Edition ISBN: 978-1-61731-487-2
West Campus Bookstore (336.734.7754)