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Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist + Medical Terminology
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Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist + Medical Terminology

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Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2021

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Class Description:

When you enroll in this all-inclusive National Healthcareer Association (NHA)-certified course, you'll unlock the door to this burgeoning career. Through 14 comprehensive lessons, you'll learn what kind of information is stored in an electronic health record (EHR) system, what steps are required to implement a system in a medical practice, how staff members and patients interact with EHR systems, and what benefits these systems provide compared to traditional paper records.

Throughout the course, you'll get hands-on practice using real EHR software, and you'll have direct access to expert facilitators who will give you firsthand knowledge of what it is like to work as a CEHRS. You will move through the course at your own pace, and your facilitators will be there with you every step of the way to provide clarification, support, and guidance.

Additionally, you will study medical terminology - word parts and the structures and functions of the human body. You will also study disorders and medical procedures common to each body system, including musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, integumentary, genitourinary, lymphatic, and immune.

Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to take the Electronic Health Record Specialist Certification (CEHRS) exams offered by NHA, and the cost of the exam is included in your tuition.

What you will learn:

  • The ins and outs of electronic health records (EHR) systems, along with the many benefits they offer medical practices
  • Medical terminology and the disorders and medical procedures common to each body system
  • Hands-on practice using real EHR software as you

How you will benefit:

  • Preparation to take the National Healthcareer Association's (NHA) CEHRS certification exam

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course. However, in order to sit for national certification exams, candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent; therefore, it is recommended you have this before enrolling for this course.

Certified Health Unit Coordinator (Voucher Included)
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Certified Health Unit Coordinator (Voucher Included)

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available
Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2021

Bristol and ed2go are partnering to present a menu of professional programs to prepare for exams and certifications – some industry recognized!

Self-paced and instructor-led, ed2go is a platform to develop your resume and enhance your career.

Register anytime click here 

Class Description:

The Health Unit Coordinator is the central figure in a health unit. Learning management of information, communication, medical terminology, critical thinking, and cultural diversity will prepare you to work in a variety of health care settings.

In Medical Terminology you will learn not only medical terms themselves, but also their application. You'll start by learning the origins of medical words and how to recognize prefixes and suffixes used in medical terminology. Then you'll learn about the body as a whole and how to differentiate cells, tissues, organs, systems, and cavities. Next, you'll learn to define and describe the function of each system of the human body. This knowledge will help you take the next step in your medical career or education.

Upon completion of this course you will be prepared to sit for the NAHUC Certification Exam. This course also includes a voucher which covers the fee of the exam.

What you will learn:

  • Be introduced to the history of medicine and health unit coordination
  • Obtain knowledge in supplies and service managementLearn the importance of confidentiality and patient rights and responsibilities
  • Practice critical thinking, medical terminology, and the transcription of orders
  • Obtain knowledge in promoting a healthy environment and safety issues
  • Learn about the patient record and admission, transfers, and discharge

How you will benefit:

  • Become ready to take the NAHUC certification exam
  • Prepare for a career as a health unit coordinator at a hospital, medical office, and various other health care facilities
  • Learn an assortment of medical terminology that will allow you to better communicate with patients and medical professionals
  • Master the legal and ethical skills needed to be successful in an office environment

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Nursing Assistant Training/ Home Health Aide (CNA)

$1,095

with Wendy Sandford

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 20, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks
1 additional session on Nov 1, 2021

Bristol offers two Nursing Assisting Training (CNA) options: 

  • In person classroom learning with hands on skills training & clinical in long-term care
  • Self-paced flexible online learning with hands on skills training & clinical in long-term care

Click here to find out which training works for you!

Click here to view Frequently asked questions

Course Description:

Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aide are in high demand.  This 114 Hour in person course gives you the opportunity to prepare yourself for employment opportunities in Nursing homes, home care and hospitals. This course teaches nursing assistant skills through in person classroom lecture, skills practice in our fully equipped state approved CNA Lab, and 24 hour clinical placement in a long-term care facility. With successful course completion you will be eligible to take the State NAT Competency Exam to become a CNA, you will receive a Nurse Assistant Training Certificate, Home Health Aide Certificate, Dementia Training Certificate and BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR Certification. The cost of uniforms, books and State testing fees are not included. Pre-requisite forms must be completed prior to the start of class.      

Registration Deadline: 2 weeks prior to the start of class 

Scholarships may be available contact Christen.antonio@bristolcc.edu for more information 

Important Information:
To meet program requirements prerequisite forms must be completed in the link that you will receive via email after registration. Forms must be uploaded to the link sent for secure processing. Do not email forms. These forms must be received prior to the start of class.

  • Students will receive a link to securely upload your medical forms. Be prepared to upload the following documents:  
    • Copy of high school diploma/transript or GED/HiSet
      • (If do not have high school diploma or GED please contact for placement test.   
    • Up to date physical form (within 1 year) 
    • Immunization record
    • Negative Tuberculosis Test
    • Proof of Flu vaccine
    • Proof of COVID vaccine (Currently required for long-term care placement)  
  • Students will receive directions on how to submit both the C.O.R.I and S.O.R.I. applications upon registering for class. All students must submit an online C.O.R.I. and S.O.R.I application with a photocopy of your driver’s license.  A positive C.O.R.I. may prevent students from completing the clinical requirement of the program.

Attention Employers: If you are interested in learning more about how to send your employees to training at no charge or a reduced rate through the Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) Express Program, contact Business Solutions and Partnerships (BS&P) at BusinessSolutions@Bristolcc.edu or click here to get started.

Medical Interpreting

$1,025
Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 9, 2021

Medical interpreters are in great demand both in-person and remotely by video or phone. Interpreters can elect to work for a hospital, school, or state agency, or as contractors with many agencies throughout the country. They can also elect to work remotely from home where they can work independently and make their own hours. Open to all languages, this 60-hour program provides a working knowledge of medical interpreting, including standards of practice, ethics, HIPAA regulations, cultural competency, and medical terminology/vocabulary. The course provides intense practice via oral role plays on a variety of medical topics. The student will also be introduced to VRI (video remote interpreting) and OPI (Over the Phone Interpreting). Offered in collaboration with TransFluenci EDU, this course is designed for those preparing for entry-level careers as medical interpreters as well as for working interpreters preparing for the National Board Certificate exam. Students must be fully bilingual and must be fluent in English and one other language. This program meets the National Board for Medical Interpreter Certification training requirement and prepares you to pass the national certification exam. Upon completion of this course, students may elect to apply for national certification.

For information on certification requirements and cost click on the links below:

CCHI, Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters https://cchicertification.org/

NBCMI, National Board for the Certification of Medical Interpreters https://www.certifiedmedicalinterpreters.org/

Blended Nursing Assistant Training

$1,295

with Wendy Sandford

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2021 at 5 pm

Bristol offers two Nursing Assisting Training (CNA) options: 

Click here to find out which training works for you

Click here to view Frequently asked questions

Course Description:

This 80-hour course of Blended training gives you the opportunity to start your training to be become a CNA with a flexible course option. Up to 50% of the program coursework is provided through a digital immersive, story-based curriculum.  This digital curriculum teaches future nursing assistants the skills needed to succeed in their job, while engaging students.  In conjunction with online theory, students will meet in person with highly qualified instructors in our state approved lab to learn the skills portion of their Nursing Assistant Training, as well as clinical hours in a skilled nursing facility.  This course is recommended for those students that may be unable to attend full in- person classes or for those who prefer online learning. Online Theory 40 hours, In person Lab/Skills 19 hours and 21 hours clinical. With successful course completion, you will receive a Nurse Assistant Training certificate and will be eligible to take the State NAT Competency Exam.  The cost of uniforms and State testing fees are not included. Pre-requisite forms must be completed prior to the start of class.  Registration ends two weeks prior to the class. 

In Person Skill Session Dates: 

Tuesday October 12th 5:00 -9:00PM 

Tuesday October 19th 5:00 -9:00PM

Tuesday October 26h 5:00 -9:00PM

Monday November 1st 5:00 -9:00PM

Tuesday November 2nd 5:00 -9:00PM

Pending Clincial Dates (subject to change): Saturday November 6, Sunday November 7, Saturday November 13.  7:00- 2:00PM; All skill & clincal session attendance is  required for program completion.

Important Information:  To meet program requirements prerequisite forms  must be uploaded to a link  that you will receive via email after registering. Forms must be uploaded to the link for secure processing. Do not email forms.  These forms must be received prior to the start of class.

Attention Employers: If you are interested in learning more about how to send your employees to training at no charge or a reduced rate through the Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) Express Program, contact Business Solutions and Partnerships (BS&P) at BusinessSolutions@Bristolcc.edu or click here to get started.

Remote Interpreting

$599
Calendar Next available session starts Nov 1, 2021 at 6 pm

Calling Interpreters of all Languages! Work from home and make your own hours. (See prerequisite below) There is a tremendous amount of work available for Remote Medical Interpreters--both phone and video--throughout the country. This 30-hour class meets twice a week for 5 weeks. Students will learn the ins and outs of remote interpreting which includes both video and over the phone (VRI and OPI). Students will learn how to set up their offices and computers to accept assignments from a number of companies who are actively searching for interpreters of all languages. The class will cover standards of practice, ethics, HIPAA and intense pracrice sessions and simulations using a variety of platforms on a wide variety of topics.

Our instructor, Catherine Bermudez Sanabria, is a Certified Medical Interpreter, (CCHI) and has worked as a medical interpreter at Baystate Medical Center for 10 years. Ms. Bermudez holds an MA in Education/ESL from Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. In addition to intense classroom simulated practice, Ms. Bermudez will provide advice on best practices, how to set up your home office, how to apply for assignments, and what to expect as compensation.

Pre-requisite: Students must provide a certificate of completion for a minimum of 40 hours of interpreter training or a letter from your employer confirming a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a working interpreter in any setting. Students must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Please register early as a brief telephone interview will be required before acceptance into the course.





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