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MEASURING SUSTAINABLE  MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE
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MEASURING SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE

$79

with MindEdge .com, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

One well-known business saying is that you can’t manage what you can’t measure. With the growing importance of sustainable management, business leaders must find the appropriate tools and techniques for measuring their organization’s sustainability performance. This course reviews the measurement of sustainable management practices and performance.

Medical Coding Program
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Medical Coding Program

$3,750

with Academy of Medical Professions, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

As a Medical Biller/Coder you are responsible for reviewing the documentation the physicians have provided and assigning the correct diagnosis and procedure codes, entering the necessary information into the patient’s account, and submitting the claims to the Insurance Companies.  You are then responsible for tracking and receiving payment from the Insurance Companies and billing the patient when necessary.  You will also be responsible for reviewing any denials and researching to make sure that the claim was submitted correctly the first time.  If any necessary changes can be made, you are responsible for making the changes and following up with the Insurance Companies.

Basic computer knowledge is a must.  Many offices use the Internet and are willing to provide you with their billing programs to install on your home computer allowing you to work from home. 

Medical Billers and Coders are in high demand.  Most offices and hospitals find it very difficult to find Medical Billers and Coders and when they do, are willing to provide great pay and benefits.  If you chose to work in the office or hospital, flexible schedules are also possible and they tend to be very accommodating.

As well as working in physician’s offices and hospitals, you can choose to work for Medical Billing Companies, Ambulance Companies and Nursing Homes. 

If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from both Medical Billing and Coding as well as a certificate for Anatomy/Physiology and Medical Terminology.  In addition, you will receive a Letter of Recommendation, a list of companies in the field with addresses and phone numbers, and we would be happy to provide a personal reference for you.  Should you decide to take the CPC exam at the end of the course, you will receive a national certificate and a title of CPC-A (apprentice). 

NEW OPTIONAL PROGRAMS:  Please see our Course Descriptions for new program opportunities as well as our newest option to receive a total of 2 years coding experience by taking our Medical Coding program with Practicode!  In just a short time, you are not only certified but you also will have 2 years experience and no Apprentice title as well! 

Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

(Thursdays) or online anytime

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Medical Office Specialist
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Medical Office Specialist

$3,400

with Academy of Medical Professions, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

A Medical Administrative Assistant is a versatile professional.  The duties that are performed vary not only from office to office but even within the same office.  Medical Administrative Assistants perform routine duties within the offices of many types of health professionals, including physicians, chiropractors, cardiologists and others.  In addition, individuals can accomplish various jobs in the hospital environment, and some are employed by freestanding emergency centers and surgery centers.

Opportunities for Certified Medical Administrative Assistants are growing because of the constant change within the medical profession and the surge of cross-training, which means that one individual is trained to do a variety of duties.

Certified Medical Administrative Assistants greet patients as they arrive, obtain basic registration information, assemble patient’s medical records, office accounting, filing, handle all correspondence and scheduling of outpatient procedures, consultations and appointments.  In addition, they must have a basic knowledge of procedure and diagnostic coding, the ability to complete insurance forms and to determine insurance coverage and limitations for the patient. 

This certification program will teach you the practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field.  This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office and the Administrative Medical Assistant.  You will learn MedTrak electronic records system used in many medical offices.  In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) Examination and CBCS (Certified Billing Specialist) through the National Healthcareer Association.

VA, GI Bill, MYCAA, Aspire, Department of Labor, DHHS, vouchers are accepted for payments.

2/23/2022; 6/22/2022; 10/12/2022

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Medical Transcription
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Medical Transcription

$2,650

with Academy of Medical Professions, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

Medical Transcription is the process of turning dictated medical information into typed records through the use of various types of equipment, such as micro-cassette recorders, Wav files, telephone systems and C-phones.

As a Medical Transcriptionist, you are responsible for receiving verbal information and typing that information into a word processing program, such as Microsoft Word or Word Perfect.  This information must be transcribed accurately, using the format specified by the provider (SOAP notes, discharge summaries, and other report forms) 

Basic computer knowledge is a must, as are basic typing skills and knowledge of commonly used word processing programs.  Most doctors or transcription companies ask for a minimum of 60 WPM.  Also, many companies now use the Internet, which gives you the opportunity to work out of your home without having to drop off and pick up tapes.

Our program now offers you the opportunity to learn how to use the internet and transcribe files through voice files, using FTP and Byte scribe/Express Scribe and foot pedals that connect to your computer.  Our objective is to make sure you understand all the types of equipment that are out there for transcribing across the country.  Our course is State Licensed, Insured and bonded and all instructors are at-home medical transcriptionists that will be sure to show you all the tricks of the trade that we personally use.  We provide you with a list of job openings while going through the course and will keep in contact after graduation to make sure you are following through with the directions that were given in class regarding finding jobs and where to send your resume.  Our website has a message board and job openings will be posted for your convenience, as well as a convenient way to ask questions as you are going through the program.

Medical Transcription is a profession that can also lead to other avenues of transcription.  Most jobs provide good pay and benefits, with the opportunity to have an extremely flexible schedule and work environment.  You can choose to work at home or in an office, providing services to professionals, such as medical providers, hospitals, insurance agencies, law offices, and physical therapy practices.  You are not held to work just in your state.  You can work all over the country from your home thanks to technology that is taught in our program.

If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, a Letter of recommendation, a list of companies in the field with web site addresses and phone numbers, and we would be happy to provide personal references.  Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

Start time: Available online anytime!

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Personal Finance
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Personal Finance

$115

with Matt Crabtree, CFP, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

Do you have clear financial goals? Are you confident you will be able to retire someday? How can be sure you are making the right investments? Do you know how to change your credit report to reduce your expenses and increase your financial security? Do you know how to keep good financial records? 

Anytime, Sep 15 | Oct 13 | Nov 17, 6 weeks 

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Pharmacy Technician Certificate
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Pharmacy Technician Certificate

$2,050

with Academy of Medical Professions, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

This 14-week program prepares you to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam. You will also receive a Certificate of Completion through the Academy of Medical Professions.   This program is active for ONE YEAR from date the of the Student’s activation, this allows our Students the time to successfully complete the program and to review up until the day they sit for the National Certification Exam.

As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be helping the Licensed Pharmacist with all the necessary day-to-day services that the Pharmacy provides. Everything from preparing medications to answering phones, receiving and verifying prescriptions, counting tablets, taking requests for refilling of medications, and much more.  You are an assistant to the pharmacist.

Talk about job security!! This is a growing field with high demand and great salaries.  You can work for places such as:  Pharmacies at Hospitals, Independent Pharmacies, and retail chains like Rite Aid and Wal-Mart and Walgreens.  There are so many possibilities. 

Excellent communication skills and customer service are essential in this field.  You must have the ability to learn and retain procedural processes and apply them quickly and accurately.  Most places do require flexibility of hours some might ask for:  nights, weekends, or holidays depending on where you work and for whom you work.

You will be working one-on-one with a Pharmacy Technician instructor as you go through your weekly assignments.  She is always available and is in constant contact with you as you progress through the program.

Start time: Available online anytime!

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Phlebotomy
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Phlebotomy

$2,700

with Academy of Medical Professions, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

Become Nationally Certified in 10 weeks as a Phlebotomy Technician by professionals in the industry. 

Phlebotomy technicians, also referred to as a phlebotomists, have an essential role in the clinical laboratory process, as their main job duty is drawing patient's (or animal) blood for testing to help in the detection and diagnosis of disease, transfusions, donations and research.  They are employed in hospitals, clinics, private practices, diagnostic laboratories and blood banks.

Phlebotomy technicians properly label and store samples, and deliver them to the laboratory or drop-off point.  Their job duties include ensuring quality control throughout the process, making sure specimens are not contaminated.  They also do data entry and record keeping on the computer, entering patient information and blood testing results.  They collect blood primarily by performing venipuncture, and for collection of minute quantities of blood; fingersticks, or for infants through a heel stick. 

Factors that affect the salary for this occupation are experience, employer type and location. If certified, a phlebotomist generally earns more and has more opportunities for advancement.  The average salary for a phlebotomist depends on the setting, the state in which you live, and experience, but typically ranges from $24,000 to $35,000.  Our course will provide you the national certification examination through the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians.

Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

Start dates 03/02/2021; 10/12/21; 2/22/2022; 6/21/2022; 10/11/2022

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Resumes & Cover Letters

Free

with Valerie Lawson, Washington County Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

Whether you are looking for a new job in your current career path or just starting out in the job market, a solid resume and cover letter will help land you the interview and give you a leg up on other applicants. 

Our new mini-course is short, self-directed online class with the option to meet one-on-one with instructor Valerie Lason to fine tune your resume and cover letters. 





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