Electronic Health Records Management
Access to health information is changing the ways doctors care for patients. With the nation’s healthcare system moving to the electronic medical record, numerous employment opportunities exist for medical assistants, health information systems staff, patient registration professionals and other related positions. Healthcare professionals with the ability to understand, update and maintain the electronic health record are in great demand.
This program prepares learners to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Learners will review 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.
After completing this program, learners will be able to:
- Describe the role of the electronic health record specialist
- Explain the organization, storage, and management of the health record in a medical facility
- Explain the legal requirements related to health records and patient information
- Use EHR software to perform health record tasks
- Explain how the health record information is used to complete the claim information
- Discuss various reimbursement methodologies
Access / Completion Time:
6 Months / 350 Hours
e-Textbooks are included
Full Payment & Registration
Payment Plan & Registration
The U of A does not offer payment plans. However, CCI offers payment plans with 30% down. If you are interested in setting up a payment plan, please contact:
After completing this program, learners will have the option to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exams essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field.
National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Electronic Health Records Management Certification (EHRM)
National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)
Clinical Externship / Hands-on Training / Practicum
Although not a requirement, once participants complete the program, they have the ability to participate in a volunteer clinical externship/ hands-on training/ practicum with an organization in their area so as to practice the skills necessary to perform the job requirements of a professional in this field. Participants will also be assisted with completing a resume and/or other requirements necessary to work in this field.
Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.