What are some online medical training programs?


Quick Answer

Ashworth College, Ed2Go Career Training Center, Penn Foster Career School and Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College are educational institutions that offer online medical training programs. Some offer medical college courses for credit, whereas others provide continuing education classes in the field.

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AshworthCollege.edu has a Medical Office Assistant Training online program that enables students to earn a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant qualification from the National Healthcareer Association through the college. Each student can work through the course at a pace convenient for him, and students also have access to academic help from the school online and via the phone.

Ed2Go.com provides several continuing education courses in medical topics, including Medical Billing and Coding. This course teaches those interested in entry-level medical coding positions the ICD-10/ICD-9, CPT and HCPCS code systems used in medical centers, as well as legal topics, insurance claims and abstract diagnoses.

PennFoster.edu has a similar Medical Billing and Coding Online Program, as does Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College. Students can complete Penn Foster's program in 10 months and earn career diplomas in the field. The program content and design prepares students for the AAPC Certified Professional Coder exam. Eastern West Virginia offers its course on a periodic basis.

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