With 23% growth expected by 2022, healthcare is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States. In the healthcare management field, a wealth of opportunity awaits in careers such as clinic management and healthcare leadership. So, whether you're just getting started or looking to expand your career options, eVersity can help you gain the workplace-ready skills you need to have a competitive edge in healthcare management.
Vocational certificate holders are spread across service, clerical, craft, and production occupations. -U.S. Census Bureau, 2014
- Medical Office Manager
- Healthcare Facilities Manager
Annual median wages begin at $30,000. -U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014
BUSI 2013: Business and Professional Communications
This course covers the principles of effective oral and written communications in a business office. Topics include verbal/nonverbal skills, writing skills, reading skills and listening skills, psychological principles, and employment skills involved in effective business communications. Special attention will be given to advanced Word Processing skills.
CPSI 1003: Intro to ComputersIntroduction to Computers introduces students to computer hardware, software applications, and procedures applied to academic and career success. It provides an introduction to Windows, Internet, electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation software.
HCMG 1003: Medical TerminologyThis course will allow the student to study and demonstrate the use of medical word stems, suffixes, and prefixes as related to the body systems and associated diseases. The student will demonstrate proficiency in the pronunciation, spelling, and definitions of medical terms; the use of the medical dictionary and related reference materials will be emphasized.
HCMG 1013: Medical Office BillingThis course introduces reimbursement systems utilized in healthcare settings. Topics to be covered include billing and insurance procedures, explanation of benefits statements, third party payment systems, managed care, Medicare, Medicaid, government regulations, accessibility, eligibility, compliance issues, and peer review organizations.
HCMG 1023: Medical Records ManagementThis course includes basic concepts and functions in health information management to include development, content, storage, maintenance, and evolution of the health record in the health care delivery systems environment.
HCMG 1103: Data ManagementThis course includes computation and interpretation of healthcare data. Topics include data synthesis, report generation, data display, and data analysis.
HCMG 1203: Clinical DocumentationThis course introduces the core concepts of clinical documentation. Within this course, students will learn important skills and gain knowledge that will assist them in becoming successful health care professionals. This course will include instruction in transcription, electronic medical records, types of written documentation, and typical medical abbreviations.
HCMG 1303: Intro to Healthcare SystemsThis course will lay the foundation for analytical thinking about the healthcare system of the United States. It addresses the evolution, structure, financing and administration of health care delivery. It provides an overview of organizational patterns, governance, facilities, health care personnel, and the economic, political, and environmental influences that affect the health care system.
HCMG 2013: Legal Concepts of HealthcareThis course provides an overview of local, state, and federal laws as applied to healthcare, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Organ Donation Legislation, Informed Consent Legislation, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Special consideration will be given to the importance of medical records as legal documents and to the legal aspects of healthcare organizations.
EVSY 1001: eVersity EngageThis course includes an introduction to online learning and the eVersity learning management system, financial literacy, college readiness and English and math skills assessment, eVersity resources and success initiatives, academic advising, and other relevant information.
ENGL 1013: English Composition IWriting course stressing reading skills as a basis for effective writing and argument. Includes developmental reading and writing instruction.
ENGL 2023: Technical WritingPractice in preparing reports, letters, articles, web pages, and other forms of writing used in a variety of companies and organizations.
MATH 1113: Quantitative LiteracyThe overarching goal of Quantitative Literacy is to provide students with mathematical understandings and skills to be productive workers, discerning consumers, and informed citizens. Students will solve problems using mathematical reasoning involving logic, proportions, algebra, and relations.
The eVersity Difference
By focusing on one course at a time, for six weeks, and taking a week off before starting the next course, you can easily clock out of your job and log in to your career. With seven start dates per year, back to school can happen in any season.
As a not-for-profit institution, we work hard to keep our operating costs low so we can keep your tuition low. In fact, we offer one of the lowest per-credit-hour tuition costs in the U.S. Where we invest our resources is in your education. Our University of Arkansas System faculty have a wealth of experience specializing in our areas of study.
We accept college-level courses in transfer from all accredited colleges and universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Appropriate college-level credit earned at international universities may also be eligible for transfer. Talk to an enrollment specialist for details.
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