Medical Certifications


Beginning and Intermediate Billing & Coding- Live
Billing & Coding training programs consists of 54 hours of intensive classroom study. Students will learn how the billing process works, how to file insurance claims and how the collections process works. Students also learn how to use the CPT Manual and to demonstrate proper use and application of the CPT Code format in both diagnostic and procedural coding.

Clinical Medical Assistant-Online
This program prepares students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, pharmacology, taking and documenting vital signs, technical aspects of phlebotomy, the 12-lead EKG and the cardiac life cycle. 

Dental Assistant Program- Online
The program prepares students for entry-level positions as a chair-side dental assistant. This course covers the history of dentistry, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, introduction to tooth structure (primary and permanent teeth), the oral cavity; and other areas.

Dialysis Technician- Online
This Dialysis Technician Program provides students with the knowledge needed to perform as a dialysis technician. This program will review kidney dialysis machines, preparing dialyzer reprocessing and delivery systems, and review equipment maintenance.

Electrocardiograph Technician Program- Live
The program consist of 40 hours of classroom study and lab practice in preparation for the certification Exam. Students will gain both theoretical and practical, training learning the skills necessary to perform electrocardiography testing from machine operation to reading graphs. This is complete & fast paced course designed to provide instruction in electrocardiography testing procedures used in detecting heart disease & other cardiovascular disorders. Instruction is given in operating & troubleshooting and EKG unit, placing leads utilizing 12 lead EKG, using & understanding of EKG grind paper, recognizing normal & abnormal EKG patterns in all 12 leads & plotting EKG axis.

Electronic Health Records- Online
This 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.

Healthcare Advocacy Certificate Course-Online
This comprehensive eight-week online Certificate course examines the many critical roles played by healthcare advocates on behalf of consumers, their families and their communities. As health policy advocates, graduates may work as patient representatives, educators, intermediaries and/or healthcare advisers in legislative and organizational areas, and advocate for patients and consumers from positions in private or public agencies, disease-specific associations or national health policy organizations.

Medical Terminology- Online
This program is a guide to identifying and understanding the basic word structure, root words, suffixes, and prefixes. Provides instruction in the organization of the human body and the associated systems, medical abbreviations and symbols and common medical terms. A great introductory course for aspiring healthcare professionals! 

Pharmacy Technician Course- Live
Is a 14 week program of instruction prepares individuals for entry-level jobs as a Pharmacy Technician in retail and institutional settings. Graduates may find employment with local community pharmacies, hospitals, retail pharmacies, mail-order drug companies, and insurance companies. Students will learn to prepare prescription orders under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, perform applicable pharmacy calculations, and comply with federal and state regulatory agency laws and regulations. Upon completion of this program students will be able to perform all the duties required in any pharmacy practice setting. Students are also prepared to take the certification exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). The program consists of 84 hours of lecture and lab, followed by an 120 hour externship in a local pharmacy setting. The externship is included in the cost of the course and is set up by NCP staff.

Phlebotomy Technician Program- Live
Program consists of 40 hours of classroom study and lab practice in preparation fort the certification exam. Students will gain both theoretical and practical training learning the skills necessary to perform various tasks involved with blood collection services.


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