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Dental Assisting
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Dental Assisting

$3,200

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Current session started Feb 5, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks
1 additional session on Jun 10, 2024

This is an online course, or can do it online anytime.

12-week all-inclusive Certificate program in Dental Assisting for one of the most high-demand careers.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you with the skills you need to work in this field and pass a national certificate exam.  This program is taught by a Dentist and includes an opportunity for internships.  We can now offer an option for Lab days, please ask for more details!  The price of the course includes all books, exam preparation materials, and fees for the DANB RHS certificate program.  Upon passing the DANB RHS, you will receive a certificate of knowledge based on competency for that component from DANB. 

Registration does not sign you up for this class.

Contact SCAE at AdultEd@Sanford.org about registering for this class. SCAE will forward your contact info to the Academy of Medical Professions and they will reach out to complete your registration!

All payments for this class are made directly to American Medical Professionals.  They do have payment plans as well.

 

eDiscovery for Paralegals

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 4, 2024 , runs for 7 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jun 24, 2024

This is an online course.

This introductory 7-week course is for those entering the eDiscovery field, as well as professionals wanting to broaden their knowledge of the eDiscovery process. Course covers the entire eDiscovery process, from preparation to collection, to review of Electronically Stored Information (ESI). Learners will progress through the basics of eDiscovery prep, best practices for ESI collection, and the review process. 

Books: $149

SCAElegal

 

Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course

$1,195

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 4, 2024 , runs for 7 weeks
2 additional sessions through 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

Medical Coding with CPC Certification
Online Registration Unavailable

Medical Coding with CPC Certification

$3,950

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Next session starts Mar 14, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 30 weeks

This is an online course.  You can also start this class at these dates or anytime.

20-week, in-depth medical coding for CPC certification through AAPC.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of medical coding, provide you with the skills needed to become nationally certified and get into the job market as a Certified Professional Coder.  This certificate program includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy and physiology, Step-by-step coding, CPC-A exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests, and all books.  Basic computer skills are required. 

Online only with Live One-on-One sessions with the instructor through Zoom twice weekly. 

All Medical Coding Programs Offered

     $3,950 Medical Coding (CPC-A Certification)

     $5,150 Medical Coding w/Practicode (CPC Certification)

     $6,750 Medical Professional (CMAA AND CPC-A certifications)

     $1,200 Practicode only

Registration does not sign you up for this class.

Contact SCAE at AdultEd@Sanford.org about registering for this class. SCAE will forward your contact info to the Academy of Medical Professions and they will reach out to complete your registration!

All payments for this class are made directly to American Medical Professionals.  They do have payment plans as well.

 

Medical Coding with CPC Certification with Practicode
Online Registration Unavailable

Medical Coding with CPC Certification with Practicode

$5,150

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Next session starts Mar 14, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 30 weeks

This is an online course.

20-week, in-depth medical coding for CPC certification through AAPC.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of medical coding, provide you with the skills needed to become nationally certified and get into the job market as a Certified Professional Coder.  This certificate program includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, Step-by-step coding, CPC-A exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests, and all books.  Basic computer skills are required. 

Adding Practicode (6 - 10 weeks online program) will remove the apprenticeship designation from the CPC credential.  

Registration does not sign you up for this class.

Contact SCAE at AdultEd@Sanford.org about registering for this class. SCAE will forward your contact info to the Academy of Medical Professions and they will reach out to complete your registration!

All payments for this class are made directly to American Medical Professionals.  They do have payment plans as well.

 

CERTIFICATE Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers

$495

with LERN U Got Class

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2024 , runs for 12 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jun 3, 2024

This is an online course.

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision-making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. First, get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance.   Then find out what you need to know about cash.  Cash is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. Finally, acquire advanced knowledge on the financial information that drives your organization. See how business reports are assessed and analyzed.  An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influence.  Learn to use financial information in decision-making.

This includes three classes which may be taken individually or grouped as a certificate:

          Account & Finance for Non-Financial Managers -  $195

          Cash is King - $195

          Financial Analysis & Planning - $195

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

SCAEcertificate

 

Advanced Legal Research & Writing

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2024 , runs for 8 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jun 24, 2024

This is an online course.

This exciting course is designed to teach advanced and specialized approaches to utilize the legal resources available in a law library, and elsewhere. The conceptual differences between computer-assisted legal research and hard-copy research will be taught. You will also learn how to formulate WESTLAW search queries and effectively and efficiently use WESTLAW and other online legal research methods as time-saving devices in legal research and legal writing. This course is designed to examine more thoroughly advanced and specialized approaches to utilizing the legal sources available in the law library and online. Successful graduates of this non-credit course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from the college or university of their choice.

Lesson 1: Legal Authorities and Citations

Lesson 2: Legal Analysis

Lesson 3: Westlaw© online legal research

Lesson 4: The Legal Memorandum of Law

Lesson 5: Manual Legal Research

Lesson 6: Types of Legal Writing Course Objectives

How to conduct manual legal research.  How to conduct electronic legal research.  How to find, interpret, and use various types of legal authorities.  How to sherardize legal authorities.  How to write a legal analysis.  How to draft a Memorandum of Law.  How to briefcase opinions How to engage in various types of legal writing, participants will be expected to complete reading and homework assignments and will be assigned an advanced legal research project and legal writing assignment. Final research and writing projects will be presented for grading to the instructor or CLS by Barbri as a prerequisite of course completion.

PREREQUISITE: Students must have completed the core Paralegal Certificate Course or have one year of paralegal experience before enrolling in this course.





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