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Grambling State University Office of Continuing Education and Service-Learning

Healthcare and Allied Health

Online, Self-Paced
The Healthcare and Medical fields are growing rapidly. Get trained for a rewarding healthcare career.
Healthcare

Certifications

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Complete
Price: $3,999.00
With the Medical Billing and Coding Career Prep Complete program, you will gain the skills you need to enter one of the fastest-growing fields in allied health as a medical billing specialist. In this program, you will gain hands-on, practical experience working with the main coding manuals in the field, the ICD-10-CM and the CPT. In addition; you will be introduced to ICD-10-CM. You will also master the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field. Upon completion of this program, you will be ready to begin your career in an entry-level position. Students will also be prepared to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) national certification exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA).. Click here for the full description of Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Complete


Pharmacy Technician Professional
Price: $1,575.00
This program prepares students to be professional Pharmacy Technicians dedicated to assisting Registered Pharmacists in quality pharmacy operational procedures. Graduates are equipped to assist the Pharmacist filling prescriptions according to doctor’s orders. Pharmacy Technicians also participate in ordering products and inventory control, as well as billing and receiving payments. Trained graduates that pass this course are eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Once students pass the course and certification exam they can submit an application to participate in an internship program with national affiliation partners like CVS and Walgreens, or local pharmacy operations near their residence. This internship is what many employers in this industry want to see that tells them the student is job ready for this high demand job.. Click here for the full description of Pharmacy Technician Professional



Certificates

Adolescent Development
Price: $1,225.00
In this course we will discuss the stages of child and adolescent development, the features of each stage, and principles of growth, learning, and parenting.. Full description of Adolescent Development


Essential Emergency Medicine Spanish
Price: $165.00
Essential Emergency Medicine Spanish is a self-paced, online course that will prepare you to confidently perform a complete H&P and discuss testing, treatment, and disposition in Spanish for common patient scenarios encountered in emergency medicine.. Full description of Essential Emergency Medicine Spanish


Healthcare Professional Perspectives on HIV and AIDS
Price: $1,599.00
While much is now known about HIV infection, its direct and indirect effects continue to challenge patients, families, communities, and caregivers. A new generation of health care providers is now needed to provide care for persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH). Unlike earlier professional caregivers who had limited treatment options and primarily provided care for those dying from AIDS, the new generation of caregivers must understand HIV/AIDS as a chronic condition that PLWH may live with for several decades. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of HIV and AIDS, and it will cover topics ranging from the history of HIV, transmission, prevention, patient management, and working with special populations. When a student completes this course, the student will have a thorough understanding of the needs of patients living with HIV/AIDS and will be better equipped to provide care for those infected with the virus.. Full description of Healthcare Professional Perspectives on HIV and AIDS


Preparing for ICD-10 Coding
Price: $1,725.00
Effective October 2015, the coding system officially transitioned from ICD-9 to ICD-10-CM/PCS. The structure of the new code sets is radically different from ICD-9. ICD-10 implementation will impact virtually all processes, technology and people within a health care enterprise. Be ready for the transition to the ICD-10-CM with this ICD 10 Transition course. This course will provide an introduction to ICD-10-CM coding and help you translate your knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding to the new code set. Through the use of expert developed learning modules, in-course activities, and case studies, you will learn everything you need to know to make the transition to ICD 10.. Full description of Preparing for ICD-10 Coding



Courses

Long Term Weight Loss Strategies
Price: $139.95
Many people decide to lose weight for a multitude of different reasons. For many, weight loss is one of the best motivators for a lifestyle change thus, long-term weight loss involves a complete lifestyle change. This course reviews various strategic approaches to long term weight loss and introduces the student to the improved health benefits of weight loss through exercise, less stress, improved nutrition, and long-term weight maintenance. Students will become familiar with and understand that long-term weight loss involves a complete lifestyle change. This course will look at those common weight loss roadblocks and propose suggestions for overcoming them. The health risks of being overweight, the healthy approach to exercising, the role of water and nutrition in weight loss, the negative effects of stress and establishing a maintenance of long term weight loss will establish a healthy approach to weight loss and weight maintenance. It will be important to understand all the obstacles in the way of long term weight loss to deal with them effectively and establish goals and objectives. In addition, the course will discuss the differences between weight loss and weight maintenance, and how to master the obstacles to weight maintenance. By the end of this course, you'll know how to set appropriate and effective goals for eating, exercise, and many other elements that affect your weight. You will also have the skills you need to lose weight and keep it off.. Full description of Long Term Weight Loss Strategies


Medical Terminology - Root Terms and Word Associations
Price: $139.95
This course will present a comprehensive introduction and overview of medical terminology in a straightforward and easy manner for students who have no previous background in biology or medicine. Students will gain hands-on, practical experience working with word parts and medical terms related to each of the body systems. Students in this course will learn by doing. Every lesson reinforces the content through writing exercises and interaction with medical terminology. Through these interactive activities, students will gain the fundamental knowledge needed to be successful in one of the many fastest-growing fields in allied health.. Full description of Medical Terminology - Root Terms and Word Associations