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Corporate College's health based courses seek to serve those that desire to enter the field of healthcare and those that are seeking professional development in their specialty field.
The following are our most popular health courses. We also offer many online healthcare classes.
Corporate College is ready to be your partner in all of your training needs. You can request more information, search for open course sections or contact one of our Ivy Tech campuses below.
Caries Prevention for Dental Assistants
The course provides participants the opportunity to establish didactic, laboratory and clinic competency is applying medicaments for the control and prevention of dental caries. Included in the course will be concept and experiences in (1) ethics and jurisprudence; (2) reasons for fluoride, (3) systemic fluoride; (4) topical fluoride; (5) fluoride toxicity; (6) fluoride application and (7) infection control.
Does not include required patient care experiences in the dental office. Participants must complete coronal polishing on a minimum of 5 patients in a clinical setting, under the direct observation of an Indiana dentist or dental hygienist whose license is in good standing.
PREREQUISITES: Dental assistant who is (a) a graduate of a dental assisting program that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association; or (B) a dental assistant who did not graduate from a dental assisting program that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association but has been employed in a dental practice as a dental assistant for a minimum of one year. Documentation will be required.
Certificate in Gerontology
The Certificate in Gerontology represents a specialization in the field of gerontology. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with older adults by providing an educational experience that is multidisciplinary in nature.
This certificate is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, administrators, psychologists, personal care assistants, volunteers, physicians, chiropractors, clergy, physical fitness professionals, adult children of aging parents, or any other individual currently working with or planning to work with older adults.
Certified Nurse Aide
This class will prepare a student as a beginning level nurse aide with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for providing basic nursing care under the supervision of a licensed nurse. The course will include both classroom learning and clinical experiences. Prior to the start of the program, students must obtain a physical and TB testing. Students will also be responsible for a clinical uniform as outlined by state regulations and will be responsible for the costs associated with these items.
Dementia Care Certification
In partnership with the Indiana Alzheimer's Association, Corporate College offers the Dementia Care Certification series of courses and certification exam. This series is relevant to all that work in long term care facilities or that work with those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Visit ivytech.edu/dementia-care for more information or search our list of current offerings to see the next offering nearest you.
HIT Clinician/Practitioner Consultant
HIT Practice Workflow and Information Management Redesign
Inpatient and Outpatient Medical Coding and Billing
This training program prepares students for both inpatient and outpatient medical coding and billing careers and gives them the knowledge and skills required to obtain national certification through AHIMA or AAPC. Students focus on medical terminology, coding standards, and specific inpatient and outpatient medical code sets. Students also get hands on experience and train with 3M's Coding and Reimbursement System encoding software, used by many industry employers, preparing them for a quick transition to the workplace. Students receive support and instruction from an experienced staff of medical coders, as well as career guidance, a referral letter; resume review, interview coaching, preparation for the certification exams and identification of potential employment opportunities. The program's online format provides students 24/7 access, is self-paced, and is designed to be completed in one year or less. Program fees include all the necessary books and software, personalized student support and career guidance.
According to the current edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Transcription is among the ten fastest growing occupations in the U.S. An MT often works for hospitals, outpatient clinics, physician offices, national transcription services, or other medical offices. An MT listens to dictated recordings made by physicians and other healthcare professionals and transcribes them; creating medical reports that eventually become part of patients' permanent files. Students must have excellent editing and proofreading skills. Students should have a basic understanding of a word-processing program, to include being proficient at keyboarding, creating documents, e-mailing, and printing. (See prerequisites below.) Students gain a working knowledge of medical terminology and the ability to transcribe medical reports, learning the skills they need to obtain an entry-level position as a medical transcriptionist. The Medical Transcription Certificate Program has been designed to provide students with a beginning knowledge of the transcription of medical records. Included are ten inpatient case studies, ten inpatient reports that can be used as tests or as extra assignments, 25 outpatient reports, and ten outpatient reports that can be used as tests or as extra assignments. Each of these reports has been taken from hospital medical records. The reports utilized include history and physical examinations, radiology reports, operative procedures, pathology reports, consultations, discharge summaries, a death summary, an autopsy report, and correspondence. Reports are digitally recorded to be transcribed by the student. Different regional accents and background noises, which duplicate real-life situations, are used in the recorded dictation, the speed of which picks up as the student goes forward through the course. Transcription times will vary, depending on the length of the case study and the students' keyboarding skills, command of the English language, and knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology. A complete medical terminology component is offered with the Medical Transcription Certificate Program, and students are also introduced to basic human anatomy. Upon registering, you are given an initial six months to complete the program. Should you need more time, you may request a 6-month extension at no additional charge.
Navigator - Health Insurance
Patient Access Specialist
Have you ever wondered what qualifications are required of the individual who registers you at your local medical facility? Patient access specialists represent the front line of service to patients with focus on excellent customer service providing a positive experience. The patient access specialist must possess strong communication and telephone skills, an understanding of medical terminology and the human body as well as comprehension of the importance of the revenue cycle and medical insurance options available to patients. A clear understanding and successful transmission of information from the patient and medical insurance company guarantees prompt administration of medical treatment to the patient and quick financial reimbursement for the medical facility. This course concludes with a 'capstone' review week including preparation for the National Association of Healthcare Access Management's CHAA certification course.
This comprehensive 50 hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other health care settings working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.
Qualified Medication Aide
The Indiana Administrative Code for Comprehensive Care Facilities and Residential Care Facilities requires that all medications and treatments be administered by licensed nursing personnel or individuals who have completed a state-approved medication administration course. People who apply for this course must be current C.N.A.s who is on the Indiana State Registry.
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