Electronic Medical Records Training

EMR Training Online

Madison School of Healthcare's Electronic Medical Records career certificate program lets you experience several different types of cloud-based medical record environments to help you get familiar with the look and feel of popular EMR tools and features used in today's medical offices. You'll have the opportunity to learn how to take advantage of software tools to streamline patient flow, ensure continuity of care and create important demographic reports that help to improve the quality of health care for both patients and clinicians. You'll also be positioned to learn how to better identify information errors and comply with the auditing process to ensure that patient data is thorough, accurate and secure within your facility in accordance with HIPAA regulations.

Madison's Electronic Medical Records training is completely online. The flexibility of our online EMR training program allows you to learn at your own pace, and you could finish in as few as 3 months! The program is also affordable, allowing you to pay as you go. Learn more about Madison's EMR training and consider enrolling today.

Curriculum

Lesson Group 1: Orientation: Ashworth College Career Certificate Program

Learning at Ashworth

The goals and values of Ashworth College; time management; creating a realistic weekly and monthly study schedule; the nature and purpose of assessments; how to study effectively to prepare for and take an online examination; developing the skill sets necessary for success in the twenty-first century.

Allied Health Careers

Introduction to the basic operations of allied health careers and the legal and ethical issues students may encounter while working in the many different venues available for these fields.

Lesson Group 2: Electronic Medical Records

EMR Applications and Equipment

History and benefits of EMRs; EMR workflows; entering and retrieving patient information; performing clinical and administrative tasks; integrated devices; clinical vocabularies.

EMR Practice Management

History of practice management systems; streamlining patient flow; using EMR templates; training and support for EMRs; using, editing, and updating databases for insurance, codes, and demographics.

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Program Details

Madison's online Electronic Medical Records training program is one of the most affordable and convenient programs offered on electronic data entry for healthcare patients. Your program provides immediate hands-on training using two cloud-based EMR software systems to enable you to perform patient data entry and billing functions common within healthcare facilities. You'll increase your exposure to both the newest and most utilized EMR features in today's practices. Your program includes in-depth coverage of privacy and security regulations required for individually identifiable health information and teaches you how to maintain compliance with government regulations.

Your Electronic Medical Records Course Includes:

  • Dozens of software simulations based on real-world data entry
  • Comprehensive online learning guides
  • Online exams and assessments
  • Access to the latest electronic medical record software tools available
  • Access to academic advisors
  • Access to a learning resource center and library via Proquest
  • Ability to track your progress and manage account information via the Student Portal
  • Ability to interact with peer students, faculty and staff via Madison's online community

It was a great experience for me. The instructors went over everything that you didn’t know with you - and they were always there when you needed them.

— Shirley Ann Griffin, Recent Graduate

Tuition

Flexible tuition. Pay as you go. Affordable monthly payments. Madison's EMR training course tuition is a great bargain that can easily fit your budget. Everything you need for this program is included in your tuition–including coding textbook, exams, learning resources and academic support. There are no hidden fees or extra charges. Get ready to succeed as a student and advance your career. Find the tuition plan that works for you!

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Career Outlook

If you're considering the Electronic Medical Records training but aren't sure where you could work, rest assured, there are many options. Health information professionals are needed in every healthcare setting, small and large. They work in hospitals, physician offices, and nursing and residential care facilities. An aging population that needs more medical tests, treatments and procedures means more claims submitted to insurance companies for reimbursement and therefore increased demand for health information professionals. In particular demand are electronic medical records specialists who are familiar with the features of EMR software systems commonly used in healthcare workplaces. These professionals are essential in helping healthcare organizations compile and store protected health information in compliance with privacy and security regulations and in a manner than ensures continuity of care for patients.

29,000
NEW JOBS
The U.S. Department of Labor predicts an increase of over 29,000 electronic medical records jobs through 2024. That's a projected increase of 15%—much faster than average for all occupations!

FAQs

What sets Madison School of Healthcare's Electronic Medical Records training course apart from other schools' programs?

The program you choose should cover all of the material necessary to enable you to navigate EMR software systems in various healthcare practices. You want an EMR training program that has lesson content focused on patient data entry, clinical vocabularies, EMR workflows and templates, databases and demographics, coding and billing reports, audits and privacy and security. A well-rounded program provides immediate hands-on training with several EMR software systems, with detailed screen captures and tips from professionals that will help expand your current healthcare skills to include experience performing common and complex data-entry tasks that improve patient flow within a healthcare facility. Madison's Electronic Medical Records training course has all that and more.

Do I need previous experience or a degree prior to enrolling in Madison's EMR training program?

No, you don't need previous experience or a degree to enroll in Madison School of Healthcare's EMR training program and earn your career certificate. This course was created by industry experts with first-hand knowledge of the medical field and the responsibilities of the role. These courses will give you the information needed to better prepare for a career opportunity making medical practices and facilities work more efficiently.

Is this course all online or do I get books?

The Electronic Medical Records training program is available entirely online via the Student Portal. The program uses cloud-based software systems as part of its EMR practice. There are no shipped materials in this program.

State Requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. Check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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Get the skills you need to start a new career with Madison's Electronic Medical Records training program. Call 1-800-600-6253 or enroll online today.

Career Outlook Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians (January 17, 2016).