Training in the Field of Electronic Medical Records in Allentown, PA
Have you always wanted a career in the health field? Do you like puzzles and analyzing data? Do you enjoy learning about new technologies and working with computers? If so, getting an Associate in Specialized Business Degree in Electronic Health Records at McCann could be a good educational choice for you.
With medical records technician training, you can work in the medical field, analyzing and recording important medical information. Our Electronic Health Records program can provide you with an Associate in Specialized Business Degree in as little as 20 months, allowing you to get out of the classroom and into the workforce fast. If you live in the Allentown and the nearby areas of Bethlehem, Philadelphia, Wyomissing and Breinigsville, read on to learn how McCann can help you start an exciting new career.
The Electronic Health Records program is offered through our CampusFlex track which brings you the best of both on-campus classes and online coursework. You’ll spend the majority of your time at our campus, training in a group environment and complete some of your coursework online.
Medical Records Technician Training
McCann provides excellent Electronic Health Records training in Pennsylvania. We provide qualified instructors to teach you the medical terminology and skills that employers are looking for.
Our coursework is focused on career preparation. Our goal is to make you feel confident and prepared to start your career in Medical Records. Here are some of the courses our Electronic Health Record program provides:
- Nervous, Sensory, Endocrine, Urinary and Reproductive Systems: Students will undertake a system-by- system anatomical study of the human body and basic principles of physiology. This course will cover the structure, functions and conditions/diseases of the lymphatic, immune, reproductive and urinary systems. In addition, the medical terminology applicable to these body systems will addressed, with emphasis on word construction, proper usage and acceptable medical abbreviations.
- Pharmacology: This foundational class discusses the most commonly prescribed medications in the healthcare field. Students review the key drug classifications necessary to understand the relationships between the disease process and medications. Topics include: medication terminology, indications, effects and interactions, toxicity and patient education.
- Health Information Systems and Technology: This course provides an in-depth study of the content, storage, retrieval, control and retention of health information systems. This course includes information regarding hardware and software components of computers for medical record applications. The course will explore methods of controlling accuracy and security of data in computer systems, records linkage, and data sharing concepts. This course will also cover various forms that comprise a health record, assembly of records, health analysis, health record anatomy, health record terminology and other job classifications available in health information departments.
To find out more information on the courses we offer in our Electronic Health Records program, download our Course Catalog.
Careers with Electronic Health Records Training
Though the economy hasn’t completely recovered, those with an Associate in Specialized Business Degree in Electronic Health Records have a bright future. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2024 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians training will grow an astonishing 15%.* Take a look at some of the available jobs with Medical Records Technician training:
Medical Records and Health Information Technician
Medical Records Technicians are experts in EHR knowledge and they have important software skills to keep medical practices running smoothly. Technology is the way of the future and most medical practices have already made the switch to electronic patient records, making people with electronic health records training and strong organizational skills invaluable.
Start Your Electronic Medical Records Training Today!
Don’t wait to start your Electronic Medical Records training. Call us today at 866.865.8065 and you can be on track to start your new career in healthcare. To request more information on our courses and programs, click here to contact us online.*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians,
on the Internet at https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2071.00.