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    Electronic Health Records Management with Medical Terminology (CEHRS exam)

    Occupation: Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
    Occupation: Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

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    Hours: 540
    Duration: 6 months

    Language: English
    Level: Beginner

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    Certification included

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    Program Description

    This Electronic Health Record (EHR) Management program prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record. This course covers the following key areas and topics: • Importance of the medical record as a legal document • The effect of confidential communication laws on the release of medical information and HIPAA • Provides a "real life" EHR experience using Medcin software to perform health information tasks • Shills required to use and EHR to manage patient visit information including the examination, assessment notes and treatment plans. • Importance of data accuracy, consistency, completeness, and security of information • Basic code set principles and their applications with an emphasis on the ambulatory/outpatient setting and an introduction to inpatient medical records. Note: You must install the Medcin Student Edition of the software on a PC. The installation CD is packaged with the course textbook. The software is not compatible with a Mac. This program also includes a Medical Terminology course offering a clear and concise introduction to medical terminology with extensive opportunities for student practice. It reviews word components and basic principles for interpreting terms within each of the major medical specialties. The course does not require any previous knowledge of science or biology. The skills students obtain through this course will benefit them in their electronic health records management career.

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this course, students will be able to: • Understand the role of the electronic health record specialist • Understand the organization, storage, and management of the health record in a medical facility • Understand the legal requirements related to health records and patient information • Use EHR software to perform health record tasks • Use the health record information to complete claim information • Use various reimbursement methodologies

    Courses Included

    • Medical Terminology: A Short Course
    • Healthcare Fundamentals
    • Communication in Healthcare
    • Medical Documentation and Record-Keeping: HIPAA
    • Electronic Health Records Management


    Medical Terminology: Module 1 - The word structure and analysis of medical terms including prefix, root word, and suffix. Module 2 - The organization of the body and body systems in regards to terminology. Module 3 - Diagnostic testing and radiology and how medical terminology is used to determine the proper testing methods. Electronic Health Records Module 1 Introduction to the Electronic Health Record • What is a Medical Record? • Who Documents in the Medical Record? • Who Owns the Medical Record? • The Electronic Health Record • Advantages of Electronic Health Records • Disadvantages of Electronic Health Records • Role of the Healthcare Professional Using the Electronic Health Record • Professional Organizations Electronic Health Records Module 2 Overview of SimChart • The Medical Practice Goes Digital • Accessing SCMO Through Evolve • Getting Comfortable with Electronic Health Records • SCMO Assignment View • Features in SCMO • Establishing and Maintaining a Patient Registry • Internet Use in the Medical Practice Electronic Health Records Module 3 Privacy, Confidentiality and Security • HIPAA Law • Confidentiality vs. Privacy • Security Safeguards for the Medical Practice • Patients’ Rights Under HIPAA • Access to Protected Health Information • Patients Protecting Health Information Electronic Health Records Module 4 Administrative Use of the Electronic Health Record • Role of the Front Office Assistant • Communication in the Medical Office • Incident Reports • Managing Electronic Health Records • Calendar Electronic Health Records Module 5 Clinical Use of the Electronic Health Record • Documentation in the Electronic Health Record • Clinical Documentation in the Patient Record • Tracking Health Screenings and Immunizations • Using the Electronic Health Record for Patient Education • The Progress Note Electronic Health Records Module 6 Using the Electronic Health Record for Reimbursement • Healthcare Reimbursement • Revenue Cycle • Coding Systems • HCPCS • Pay for Performance • SuperBill • Patient Ledger • HIPAA 5010 Claim Processing • Medical Necessity • Fraud and Abuse • Patient Statements • Reporting Features of an EHR Electronic Health Records Module 7 The Personal Health Record and Patient Portals • What is a Personal Health Record? • Innovative Features of Personal Health Records • Benefits to Providers • Steps in Creating the Personal Health Record • Maintaining the Personal Health Record • Patient Portals



    Electronic Health Records Management professionals should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED.


    • Medical Terminology: A Short Course

    Technical Requirements

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10 • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx) • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled) • Adobe PDF Reader Note: You must install the Medcin Student Edition of the software on a PC. The installation CD is packaged with the course textbook. The software is not compatible with a Mac.


    Students who complete this comprehensive course would be prepared to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exam. Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.


    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion

    Career Services

    Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:

    • Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
    • Resume Building Assistance
    • Externship or Shadowing Placement
    • Career Coaching
    • Employer Skills Matching
    • And More!

    We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.

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