COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Southeastern Community College’s Workforce and Community Development Division will offer several healthcare classes in the coming weeks. To pre-register or for more information, call (910) 642-7141, ext. 296, 397 or 425.
Financial assistance with registration fees and books to gain new employment-related skills may be available through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and other funding sources. To see if they qualify, students should contact the Columbus County Joblink Career Center immediately at (910)642-7141, ext. 261 or by visiting the Center in A-Building on the SCC campus.
Medical Terminology will be offered in the classroom and online. The classroom course is scheduled for Tuesdays, May 15-July 31, 5:30-9:30 p.m., in R-Building, room 101. The online course will be offered May 14-Aug. 3. The registration fee is $120, and the required textbook, “Medical Terminology for Health Professions,” can be purchased at SCC Bookstore for $108.70 plus tax or from an online vendor. An understanding of hundreds of complex medical terms is essential for anyone working in any capacity in a medical office. Students will learn the spelling, pronunciation and meaning of a wide range of medical terms. This course is a prerequisite for Healthcare Billing and Coding Specialist courses.
Health Care Billing & Coding Specialist Part II – CPT
Health Care Billing & Coding Specialist Part II – CPT will be offered online May 14-Aug. 3. The registration fee is $175. The class requires two textbooks: “Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2012,” $79.95 plus tax; and “CPT 2011 Professional Edition,” $107.95 plus tax. Both books can be purchased at SCC Bookstore or from an online vendor. To register for this online class contact, Mary Ruth Edwards at (910) 642-7131, ext. 317, email@example.com or visit T-Building, room108. Registration for online courses must be completed by May 10 at noon. This is part two of the Healthcare Billing and Coding Specialist Program, which provides advanced terminology, coding with the CPT codes and coding review for the Certified Professional Coders (CPC) national exam. Students will be prepared to sit for the CPC exam upon completion of Parts I and II.