Healthcare Technology Specialist
Accelerated Adult Training in the Healthcare Profession
The Healthcare Technology Specialist (HTS) program prepares the graduate for an entry-level position in an outpatient healthcare-based setting, with a well-rounded knowledgebase in healthcare and data management. Careers as front office support personnel, office coordinator, or administrative support partner are within the reach of the student who completes this certificate.
Taught by specialists in the Healthcare and IT fields, course curriculum will cover the areas of:
• Medical Office Productivity and Data Management
• Professional Communications
• Medical Terminology
• CPR Certification
• Allied Healthcare
• One Week Practicum Placement
• Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
This eleven week program prepares the graduate for an entry level position in an outpatient healthcare based setting, i.e. front office support, admission intake, medical receptionist or as an office coordinator with a well-rounded knowledge base in healthcare and an understanding of computer infrastructure and data management. The eleventh week of the program consists of placing the students at a practicum site to gain a week of experience. These local sites include hospitals, family practices, emergency centers, and other healthcare settings.
This program includes modules of Intro to Allied Healthcare, Medical Terminology, Medical Office Productivity, Professional Communications, and Database Management modules. Students will be CPR and First Aid certified.
An introduction to HIPAA for medical office personnel will also be provided.
Tuition and Fees
Due to grant funding, the tuition fee for the January 2015 is waived. The student is responsible for the cost of books, clearances, and immunizations. The following clearances and immunizations are required for your practicum placement:
• Pennsylvania State Police Clearance ($10.00)
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance ($10.00)
• FBI Background Check ($27.50)
• 2-Step Tuberculosis (TB) Test (cost varies)
• Most Recent Flu Shot (cost varies)
It is recommended that the student orders his/her clearances, background checks, TB testing, and immunizations right away because this can be a timely process.
If you are interested in pursuing the Healthcare Technology Specialist program or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact:Michael Witt Phone: (610) 799-1689 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org