Medical Coding is one of the most desired fields, offering the freedom to work at your own pace in your choice of environments. Medical coders review patient notes, evaluate physician's codes, and often research to assign accurate codes. As an invaluable part of any healthcare team, medical coders essentially ensure that physicians and healthcare facilities are compensated for their services. This course will provide an in depth look at the world of being a medical coder. The course will explore two of the largest industry certification providers, AHIMA and AAPC, and take a look at the different certifications available. With the interactive activities and quiz, this course will allow you to determine if stepping into the world of Medical Coding is right for you!
Communication in Healthcare is a course that provides a professional understanding of healthcare communications and the best practices for creating a positive and nurturing environment not only for patients but for co-workers as well. This course begins by giving an overview of how different forms of communication from verbal to body language effect communication in healthcare . It then dives deeper to explain the different types of discipline within a professional environment and how best to communicate these disciplinary actions. Finally it explains different standardized communication skills and how these skills guarantee precision and an environment where workers feel comfortable expressing their concerns.
As the healthcare industry continues to grow so does the need for workers in administrative and clinical environments who understand the fundamentals of patient care. Healthcare Fundamentals is a course that provides a professional understanding of patient care in a variety of healthcare settings. The course focuses on the theory, principles and methods to provide quality improvement and etiquette when delivering healthcare services. A particular focus is on the application of these methods in both clinical and administrative environments.
Medical Documentation and Record-Keeping: HIPAA is a course that provides a professional understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the best practices for medical record keeping and documentation. This course begins by giving an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA"), the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information ("Privacy Rule"), covered entities and uses and disclosures of information. It then dives deeper to explain the best practices of medical record keeping and documentation using real life scenarios. Lastly it explains the US HIPAA laws in a healthcare setting and how to implement this act with patients, with 100% accuracy.
An obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, is a medical physician who specializes in female health. Obstetrics is a branch of medicine that focuses on health before, during, and after pregnancy, whereas gynecology is related to the overall health of the reproductive system. OB-GYN professionals are experts in female anatomy, physiology, and common disorders associated with the female reproductive system, pregnancy, and the birthing process. Although their primarily role is to administer routine medical services and disease prevention, they also aspire to educate and promote female health among their clients. This is a rewarding career path that allows professionals to accompany and comfort women through some of the most important moments of their lives.