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CERTIFIED ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS SPECIALIST

Online Electronic Health Records Training

 

Become a Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)


In today’s technology-centered healthcare system, electronic health records (EHR) systems are critical to patient care. This 100% online course will train you to use EHR systems and prepare you to pass the Certified Electronic Health Records (CEHR) certification exam.

Job Outlook Electronic Health Records Specialists


  • Medical records technicians/health record specialists have ample job opportunities. According to CareerExplorer.com, demand for health records professionals is expected to grow by 13.5% between now and 2026.
  • According to PayScale.com, health records specialists earn $49,000 per year on average.

EHR Specialist FAQs


HOW ARE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS USED IN HEALTHCARE?
EHR specialists focus on the electronic documentation of the patient’s care and condition. Common EHR job activities may include:

HOW MANY EXAMS ARE REQUIRED FOR THE CAP CERTIFICATION?
To be eligible for the CAP exam, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Auditing patient records for compliance with government or insurance requirements
  • Abstracting clinical information for reporting purposes
  • Performing basic coding for reimbursement claims
  • Processing Release of Information (ROI) requests for medical records
  • Processing Release of Information (ROI) requests for medical records
  • Reviewing patient records for completion and accuracy
  • Collecting patient information for demographic and insurance reports
  • Discussing patient information with physicians and insurance professionals

IS ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS A GOOD CAREER FOR REMOTE WORK?
Because electronic records are held and updated online, EHR Specialist is considered an option for a remote or home-based career. ZipRecruiter.com reports that most employers will require that remote team members have strong, secure internet connections and most will require certification.

Course Objectives


Prepare to take and pass the CEHR exam, offered by the National Healthcareer Association
Receive a broad overview of the electronic health records (EHR) systems
Gain hands-on experience using real EHR software
Summarize the HIPAA Privacy Rule and HIPAA Security Rule
Explain the information contained in various medical records
Establish the appropriate EHR for a healthcare practice
Track of vital information such as patient allergies and medications
Communicate with patients and report public health information

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take this course. However, you will need a high school diploma or GED in order to take the CEHRS exam.

Curriculum

AN OVERVIEW OF EHR AND CEHRS
Communication essentials; interacting with stakeholders and teams

ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION (PART 2)
Organizational structure and systems; networking, interpersonal interactions and public speaking

BUSINESS WRITING AND DOCUMENT PRODUCTION
Business writing; publishing web documents, hard-copy documents, and meeting minutes

TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION
Researching, gathering, compiling, and analyzing data and information; networks for information distribution and maintaining, backing-up, and storing data

OFFICE AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT
The basics of creating functioning and productive workspaces; obtaining and managing resources for your office and working in a virtual office

EVENT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Event and travel management: coordinating virtual meetings; project management, time management and negotiations

HUMAN RESOURCES
Human resources functions, duties, and processes; employee files, records and training

FINANCIAL FUNCTIONS
Organizational finance: budgeting, financial statements, and financial transactions; banking process and the bank statement reconciliation process

WORKPLACE BEHAVIORS
Goal setting and creativity; problem solving, decision making and time management

BECOMING AN ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT AND ADVANCING YOUR CAREER
Job duties, responsibilities and personal characteristics of administrative assistants

Microsoft Office Master 2019


INTRODUCTION
Learn about best communication practices, expectations and how to make yourself a viable asset to any team.

EXCEL
Understand how to work within Microsoft Excel. Enter data and create worksheets, cover advanced topics like using formulas, visualizing data and how to collaborate with other Excel users.

WORD
Create and edit Word documents. Learn to use tables, images, illustrations, and change page layout. Additionally, you'll cover how to review and collaborate on documents, manage mailings and protect documents.

POWERPOINT
Develop PowerPoint presentations from start to finish. Understand how to format your presentations, and include advanced elements like effects, illustrations and tables.

OUTLOOK
Master Microsoft Outlook by learning to work with messages, organize contacts, manage an inbox and work across multiple email accounts.

Instructors


Becky Swaim

Becky Swaim has taught since 2000, focusing on Administrative Assistant Fundamentals, Administrative Assistant Applications, and Individual Excellence. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from California State University, Long Beach. Her experience includes managing large staff in medical billing and collections and as a program manager to various medical practices.

Tracy Berry

Tracy Berry has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993. She helps organizations optimize and streamline data solutions. She teaches both onsite and online courses and has her CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification. Tracy specializes in teaching graphics, desktop publishing, web design, reporting/productivity applications, Microsoft Office, as well as the creation of online courses with software from leading vendors.

Registration and Enrollment


This course is 100% online. Start anytime.