The demand for health-care workers is expected to grow faster than the average rate for all occupations between 2000 and 2010. In particular, the demand for home care aides, registered nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, nontraditional health aides, and physicians will continue to increase at a healthy pace. This trend also applies to technical and administrative jobs, as hospitals continue to focus their energies on more efficient management and profitability. Get started in your career as a Health Care professional today.
The Medical Assisting degree at CBT College will effectively train students to perform both administrative and clinical dutiesincluding scheduling and monitor appointments, arrange hospital and outpatient admissions, and manage medical records, among other critical functions such as: assisting with physical examinations, take vital signs, chart patient information, perform EKG, assist with minor office surgeries, perform venipuncture, collect and prepare specimens, and perform basic laboratory tests.
Associate in Science Health Information Management Technology
As more and more hospitals move towards a paperless system of health records, the Health Information Management Technology(HIMT) program at CBT is designed to prepare you and give you the knowledge and understanding of the technology that drives these new systems to be the most competitive in their field. Special emphasis is given to Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software training, and courses center on data management, medical coding, and medical insurance and billing procedures.
Medical Assistants perform administrative and clinical duties. In administrative area, our graduates will be able to schedule and monitor appointments, arrange hospital and outpatient admissions etc. In the clinical area, our graduates will be able to perform tasks such as: prepare patients for examinations, procedures and treatments, assist with physical examinations, take vital signs, and perform basic laboratory tests, among many more.
Become a Certified Medical Assistant at CBT College
The medical coding program reviews medical documentation provided by physicians and other health care practitioners and translates this information into standardized numerical codes. The coding specialist assigns and sequences diagnostic and procedural codes using universally recognized coding systems. The codes are used to facilitate third party reimbursement, facilitate statistical classification and research, and examine utilization patterns.