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Business and Professional Development
HEALTHCARE/ANIMALCARE
Healthcare/Animal Care Program
Informational Meeting
Wednesday, September 18, 6:00PM in SVCC – Room 2K2
This meeting is for anyone interested in taking
Phlebotomy, EKG Tech, Clinical Medical Assistant,
Pharmacy Tech, Chiropractic Assistant, Veterinary Assistant,
and Dental Assistant. Instructors will be on hand to
answer questions regarding the different programs
and their requirements.
Professional Medical Coding Course
Vast amounts of information pass through even the most
modest of medical offices. The records of every patient
(
physician observations, prescription history, diagnoses,
procedures performed, tracking of diseases, etc.) must be
converted into a universally recognized set of classifications,
or codes. The practice of medical coding is not only neces-
sary to health care providers, but also to health insurance
companies. The medical coding professional is a crucial and
increasingly in-demand role in health care. In much the same
way, Medical billing plays an invaluable part in the offices of
health care providers. Qualified specialists submit and track
all insurance claims and see to it that insurance companies
reimburse the health care provider for services rendered.
Coding and billing skills are so sought after in the healthcare
industry, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that ca-
reers in Health Information Technology will experience acceler-
ated growth through 2014. The fee for this 16-week course
includes all books, materials, exam fee, and your membership
fee for the American Academy of Professional Coders.
CRN:30882
(16
sessions) Tuesdays, 9/3-12/17
9-11:30
AM
SVCC-Room 2L06
Kim Ramirez, CPC-I, CEMC, CPC-H-I, MPC
$1,700
Phlebotomy Technician Program
This 90-hour program prepares professionals to collect blood
specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analy-
sis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to
blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform
venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work
includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collec-
tion procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training
in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Note:
There is no outside externship rotation included with this pro-
gram. This program is appropriate for students that already
have their CNA or other medical training.
CRN: 30983
(24
sessions) Tues. & Thurs. 10/8-12/19;
Sats., 10/26, 11/16 & 12/7
Tues. & Thurs-6-9:30PM Sats-9AM-3PM
SVCC-Room TBA CCI Instructor
$1,599 (includes textbooks)