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. This course requires you to sit for the national certification exam administered by National Healthcareer Association.

Note: National certification costs an additional $117.

Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent, reading/language placement and basic computer skills tests. (Free and offered on West Campus)

Memo required — bring photo ID, diploma, basic computer skills and placement test scores to room 34, West Campus.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
9/16/19 – 12/9/19 M, W, TH West Campus, Rm. 18 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM K. Cole $185.00 132775 Yes
02/03/20-04/20/20 M, W, TH West Campus, Rm . 18 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM K. Cole $190.00 133263 Yes

Books:
SimChart for the Medical Office: Learning the Medical Office Workflow–2019 ed. ISBN: 978-0-323-64197-5
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.
9/9/19 – 12/11/19 M, W Goodwill Industries, Rm. 100 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM A. Hill, C. Frye $185.00 132772 No
01/21/20- 04/16/20 T, TH Goodwill Industries, Rm. 100 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM A. Hill, G. Denerson $190.00 133260 No

Books:
Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide 8th ed. ISBN: 978-1-4963-1888-6
2019 Step-By-Step Coding ISBN: 978-0-323-58219-3
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.
09/09/19-10/30/19 M, W West Campus, Rm. 122 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM G. Denerson $130.00 132771 Yes
01/22/20- 03/11/20 M, W West Campus, Rm. 27 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM G. Denerson $135.00 133261 Yes

Books:
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.
9/9/19-12/12/19 M, T, W, TH Bob H. Greene Hall, Rm. W304 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM P. Elswick $203.00 132774 Yes
02/03/20- 05/05/20 M, T, W, TH Bob H. Greene Hall, Rm. W304 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM P. Elswick $208.00 133264 Yes

Books:
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 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.
10/22/19 – 12/17/19 T, TH Goodwill Industries, Rm. 306 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM P. Vance $130.00 132776 No
01/28/20- 03/19/20 T, TH Goodwill Industries, Rm. 306 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM P. Vance $135.00 133262 No
03/16/20-05/06/20 M, W Goodwill Industries, Rm. 306 9:00AM-12:00PM P. Vance $135.00 133265 No

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