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Medical Transcription Certificate Program

Free

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2023

Registration for this class is free, meaning there is no fee to sign up for the course.

However, once registered, there is a cost of $3,200 to enroll in the class itself.

This is an online course.  This class can be taken anytime.

Your registration doesn't secure your spot in the class.  Your registration details are necessary for SCAE to forward to American Medical Professionals.  Payments go directly to American Medical Professionals.  They offer multiple payment methods.

After signing up for the class, you'll receive a packet to fill out and send directly to American Medical Professionals.

Once you have filled out the paperwork and the information requested, Academy of Medical Professionals will reach out to you to complete your registration process.

Medical Transcription is a desired field for most people trying to work at home.  Strong typing, computer, and English Grammar skills are essential.  Medical terminology, formats, rules and regulations, jobs, calculation of pay, confidentiality, and tricks of the trade, all equipment, reference books, and course books are provided with the course fee.  Classes are online for 16 weeks with completion of 16-week to 6-month options.  This is a State Certified Program, and you will receive a Certificate of Completion and Letter of Recommendation upon graduation, resumes and how to obtain a job are covered in this program.  The program includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, and Transcription.  

$3,200 includes everything for the course and the field.  Required typing skills, above 60 WPM, Microsoft Word proficiency.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact SCAE at AdultEd@Sanford.org

 

A Female Advantage - Online - Self Paced

$50

with Carole Freeman

Calendar Current session started Dec 10, 2023

OPEN ENROLLMENT.  This is an online course.  You can take this course anytime.

A comprehensive guide to women's fitness and wellness teaches you how to use knowledge about your female body to exercise smarter, breathe deeper, boost your metabolism, strengthen your core and pelvic floor, and improve your endurance and performance.

You will learn how to optimize your breathing pattern to increase oxygen delivery to your muscles and brain, adjust your exercise intensity and duration to match your hormonal cycle and prevent common injuries and imbalances that affect women.

 

High Altitude Vacationing - ONLINE - Self Paced

$50

with Carole Freeman

Calendar Current session started Dec 10, 2023

This is an online course.  You can take this course anytime.

Don't spoil your trip to a higher altitude - condition your body first.  People often feel shortness of breath, lightheaded, and fatigue at higher altitudes because their bodies work harder while taking in less oxygen.  Anxiety increases, and your enjoyment decreases.  

You'll have more energy, feel better, and enjoy your trip when you condition your body first to increase oxygenation and endurance.  Do the same preparation that elite athletes do with this 4-week, self-paced course at home, even if you live at sea level.

 

Breath-Taking 101 - ONLINE - Self Paced

$40

with Carole Freeman

Calendar Current session started Dec 11, 2023

This is an online course.  You can take this course anytime.

Life is easier when you breathe easier.  It's estimated that 85% of us unknowingly use some type of poor breathing pattern that's connected to feeling sick and tired.  This class has helped many people feel healthier and stronger simply by learning to switch their everyday breathing to a more beneficial pattern.

Once you register for this class you will be given a website and link within 72 hours of your registration.

Female Pain Matters - ONLINE - Self Paced

$32

with Carole Freeman

Calendar Current session started Mar 1, 2024

This is an online course.  You can take this course anytime.

A woman's guide to understanding and managing pain.  In this course, you will learn how women experience pain differently from men.  You will discover how your hormones, nervous system, breathing patterns, and other factors affect the way a woman's body perceives and responds to pain.  You will also explore some strategies to cope with pain and improve your well-being.  This course is designed to be informative, engaging, and empowering for all women who want to understand their pain better.

The Female Brain on Stress - Online - Self Paced

$32

with Carole Freeman

Calendar Current session started Mar 1, 2024

This is an online courseYou can take this course anytime.

This course is designed to help women understand how stress affects them differently than men.  It explains how women's brains are wired to react to physical danger and life-threatening situations, and how this can impact their perception of reality and stress responses.  The course also provides insights into how women can use their unique talents to approach stress healthily.

 

Administrative Medial Assistant with CMAA

Free

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Current session started Mar 6, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Registration for this class is free, meaning there is no fee to sign up for the course.

However, once registered, there is a cost of $3,200 to enroll in the class itself.

This is an online course.  This class can be started anytime.

Your registration doesn't secure your spot in the class.  Your registration details are necessary for SCAE to forward to American Medical Professionals.  Payments go directly to American Medical Professionals.  They offer multiple payment methods.

After signing up for the class, you'll receive a packet to fill out and send directly to American Medical Professionals.

Once you have filled out the paperwork and the information requested, Academy of Medical Professionals will reach out to you to complete your registration process.

16-week all-inclusive National Certification course with Billing Certificate.  This course provides practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field and is entirely online.  You will learn Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, Electronic Medical Records (Boot Camp), and Medical Billing.  This Certificate Program includes the CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant).  Certification exam through the National Healthcare Association (NHA) and Billing Certificate from the Academy. 

$3,200 includes National Certification, all books, fees, and resume and job assistance. 

If you have any other questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us at AdultEd@Sanford.org.

Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course

$1,195

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started Apr 24, 2024 , runs for 8 weeks
1 additional session on Jun 24, 2024

This is an online course.

This exciting program prepares medical professionals for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. Building on your medical education and possible clinical experience, this course provides nurses with the fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses. The course teaches legal concepts related to the healthcare industry, as well as the role a legal nurse consultant might play in litigation areas such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, product liability, personal injury, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers’ compensation. Any nurse interested in entering the legal field can benefit from the education provided by this course. The course is also open to anyone interested in the field of forensic testimony and medical-legal issues, but participants without a nursing background might not be able to take the LNCC exam after graduation. Legal Nurse Consultant Certified (LNCC) is a discretionary test separate from this training course that experienced registered nurses graduating from this course may decide to sit for. LNCC test eligibility requirements are discussed during this training course; however, nurses graduating from this course need not take the LNCC to practice as legal nurse consultants.

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

Successful graduates will receive a certificate for 42 contact hours of nursing continuing professional development from CLS by Barbri that they may be able to use to fulfill continuing education requirements





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