Medical Office Training Courses
HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PART I
PLEASE NOTE: The FTCC Med Online courses are for North Carolina residents only.
Train for a new career in a medical office! This course is the first course in the Health Information Technology program, which prepares students to manage the front office administration and computer support responsibilities of today's healthcare office. In this specific course, students will focus primarily on medical administrative assistant duties and electronic health records. Upon completion of the Health Information Technology Parts I and II courses, students will be prepared for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS), and CompTIA A+ certification exams through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Additionally, upon successful completion of the Health Information Technology Parts I and II courses, CEHRS and CompTIA A+ certification exam vouchers will be provided to the student.REQUIREMENTS:
Please Note: The student must complete all of the course modules and pass the final exam at the end of the Part II course to successfully finish the Health Information Technology program. PRE-REQUISITES:
There are no prerequisites for this course. Students must have a computer, an e-mail account, and internet access. Students cannot enroll for more than one FTCC Med Online course at one time. A student must complete Part I of a course to be able to register for Part II of the course.
INSTRUCTOR: Career Step, LLC
Refund & Enrollment Policy
Refund PolicyThe refund policy for Fayetteville Technical Community College's Continuing Education Division was established by the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges, Raleigh on October 15, 1993. The full refund policy is listed in the NC Administrative Code 23NCAC.2D.0203 (d) Brief Statement of Policy:
- A pre-registered extension student who officially withdraws from an extension class(es) prior to the first meeting of the class (should be 24 hours prior) will be eligible for a 100 percent refund by completing an official request form.
- The refund will be 75 percent if requested prior to the 10 percent date of the class(es) meeting.
- No refunds will be given after 10 percent of class meetings.
Enrollment PolicyEnrollment for a course will end a several days prior to the course start date.
Course Start Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Enrollment Deadline: Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
- Students cannot enroll for more than one Med Online course at the same time.
- A student must complete Part I of a course to be able to register for Part II of the course.
- Access codes and passwords for course curriculum will be sent via e-mail to students on the day the course begins.
* To maintain registration in a course, students must log on to the online medical course web site and complete the course orientation within three days of the course start date. Failure to access the web site and complete the course orientation will result in a student's removal from the course.
Computer & Course Materials Requirements
There are no hard copy textbooks required for the Health Information Technology Part I course. All course modules are in an online format.
In the Health Information Technology Part II course, students will receive two quick-reference exam study guides, a computer repair toolkit, a power supply tester, and a USB drive. Please allow seven to ten business days for course books and/or materials to arrive once the Part II course begins.
Upon successful completion of the Health Information Technology Parts I and II course modules and passing of the final exam, students will receive two CompTIA A+ certification exam vouchers.
- 33.6 kbps minimum, but 56k or greater is recommended
- DSL cable modem is even better.
- Wireless is acceptable, too.
- Active internet connection (High speed/Broadband connection recommended)
- 800 X 600 minimum resolution (1024 X 768 or higher recommended)
- Sound card and speakers (Earphones recommended)
- Available USB port
- Adobe Flash Player (ver. 10 or higher)
- Windows Media Player (ver. 10 or higher) or Quicktime Player (ver. 7 or higher)
- PDF reader
- Internet Explorer 7.x/8.x/9.x
- Firefox 3.x *
- Safari 4.x or greater (Mac only)*
- Microsoft Windows (XP®, Vista®, 7 with latest service pack)
- Mac OS X (10.4.11 or greater)*
* The Medical Transcription Editor program includes a third party software tool that makes the training only compatible with Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer 7.x, 8.x., or 9.x.
** Mobile browsing devices are not currently supported. However, Career Step is investigating the implementation of mobile device support, and these specifications will be updated once a decision has been reached.
*** The Opera browser has been successfully utilized to view courses from an iPad.