Blackboard Courses

Medical and Health course are offered through Blackboard courses to prepare students for professional certification. For more information, view our catalog. See pages 10-11.

These four classes prepare students to take the AAPC National Exam. Medical Coding CPT, Medical Coding ICD-10 and the AAPC Certification Exam Review all require current edition coding reference manuals.

 

Medical Terminology (online)

(Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED®. This course requires a textbook.)

This 64-hour advanced online course is designed to give you a solid foundation in medical terminology through class/instructor interactions as well as enhanced interactive study materials. You will learn prefixes, suffixes, root words and terms that relates to anatomy, physiology and review of body systems. Upon completion, you should be able to pronounce, spell and define medical terms as related to selected body systems and their pathological disorders.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
01/31 To 04/16/2017 On-line On-line On-line J. Themido  $185.00 113542  No

 

Medical Coding – CPT (online)

(Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED®. This course requires a textbook.)

This 64-hour advanced online course provides you with the opportunity to learn the proper way to review medical charts and physician documentation to assign appropriate CPT procedural codes. You will benefit from interactive study materials and advanced coding scenarios/exercises. This course is designed as part of a series for students interested in becoming a Certified Professional Coder (CPC).

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
05/30 To 08/13/2017 On-line On-line On-line M. Staples  $130.00 113546 No

 

Medical Coding – ICD10 (online)

(Prerequisite: Medical Terminology. This course requires a textbook and an access code.)

This 64-hour advanced online course will provide you a sound knowledge of medical coding rules and regulations, coding errors to be avoided, as well as the ability to review and assign accurate ICD-10 diagnostic codes across a wide range of clinical cases. The course is designed as part of a series to prepare students interested in becoming a Certified Professional Coder (CPC).

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
05/30 To 08/13/2017 On-line On-line On-line M. Staples  $185.00 113545  No

 

AAPC Exam Review (online)

(Prerequisite: Medical Coding CPT and Medical Coding ICD-10. This course requires a textbook and an access code.)

This 50-hour advanced online course provides you the opportunity to prepare for the National CPC Certification exam administered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (www.aapc.com). Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, ICD-10 Diagnostic Coding, CPT Procedural Coding and HCPCS level II are some of the topics reviewed. You will utilize interactive online tools and information, including mock exam questions to ensure comprehensive preparation for the exam. This is the final course in the online series for students seeking to take the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credentialing exam.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
06/06 To 07/30/2017 On-line On-line On-line M. Fithian  $130.00 113548  No

 

National Standards and Ethical Principles for Interpreters (online)

Are you interested in learning more about the principles and standards for professional interpretation as established by the National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare? In this course, you will explore cultural awareness as it applies to Interpreting in Health and Human Services.  This course is not language specific, all languages are welcome.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
05/16 To 06/11/2017 On-line On-line On-line C. Knapp  $75.00 113533 No

Anatomy and Physiology for non-credit students

This 50 hour course will introduce basic anatomy, physiology and pathology. Emphasis is placed on the relationships between the human body structure, health and disease.  Upon completion, you will be able to identify body systems components and functions relating this knowledge to the delivery of healthcare.  This course will serve as an excellent primer if you are entering further educational training in the medical field as well as deliver essential anatomy and pathophysiology information for medical coders preparing for the transition to ICD-10

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
09/13 To 11/06/2016 On-line On-line On-line R. Boles  $130.00 107174  No

 

Spanish/English Advanced Grammar for Interpreters and translators (online)

This course prepares students to improve their written proficiency in Spanish and English in order to function at the highest possible level as a professional interpreter and translator. The course will expand the student’s knowledge in those two language skill areas before taking the Case Studies Translator Lab class. This is a pass/fail class.NOTE: This class is mandatory for all students enrolled in the Interpreting in Health and Human Services Program.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
05/16 To 06/11/2017 On-line On-line On-line C. Knapp  $75.00 113533  No

 

Spanish/English Medical Terminology (online)

This course is an introduction to the principles of medical terminology for interpreters and translators in the medical field. It teaches the meaning and pronunciation of specific medical terms and the study of the body systems in both languages.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
05/16 To 08/20/2017 On-line On-line On-line N. Burrell  $185.00 113539 No

 

English/Spanish Advanced Grammar for Interpreters and Translators (online)

This course prepares you to improve their written proficiency in Spanish and English in order to function at the highest possible level as a professional interpreter and translator. The course would expand your knowledge in those two language skill areas before taking Case Studies Translator lab class.

Note: This class is mandatory for all students enrolled in the Interpreting in Health and Human Services Program.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
06/20 To 07/26/2017 On-line On-line On-line C. Knapp  $130.00 113547  No

 

Case Studies Translator Lab (online)

In this lab, you will translate medical case studies from English to Spanish and Spanish to English. This lab consists of computer-based training and is designed to develop and improve grammar, reading and writing skills in both languages.

Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in/or have completed Spanish/English Medical Terminology and National Standards and Ethical Practices for Interpreters to take this course.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
08/01 To 09/10/2017 On-line On-line On-line C. Knapp  $130.00 113555  No

 

Case Studies Interpreter Lab and Professional Skills (online)

In this lab, you will interpret medical case studies from English to Spanish and Spanish to English. This lab consists of computer-based training and is designed to improve consecutive and simultaneous interpreting skills. This class emphasizes listening and oral skills in both languages.  This course is also designed to build practical skills and job seeking tools.

Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in/or have completed Spanish/English Medical Terminology and National Standards and Ethical Practices for Interpreters to take this course.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
05/23 To 07/23/2017 On-line On-line On-line N. Burell and L. Owens  $130.00 113544  No

 

Effective Teacher Training (online)

Interested in preparing to be a substitute teacher in a private or public school setting? The NC Effective Teacher Training Program (ETT) provides instruction in skills associated with effectiveness in the classrooms of North Carolina. You will develop skills in instructional planning, teaching behavior management, human relations and professional growth.   When successfully completed, you will receive a certificate of completion and 2.4 CEU’s (Continuing Education Units)

DATE DAY LOCATION START TO END TIME INSTRUCTOR COST COURSE NUMBER PARKING REQ.
06/06 To 07/02/2017 On-line On-line On-line S. Davis $75.00 113551 No

 


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Medical Assisting Review (For More Information Contact Anna Hilton at 336.734.7362)

 

To register, call 336.734.7023

Refund Request must be submitted at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of these courses. Please see our refund information.