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Administrative Dental Assistant (176)

This nationally recognized Administrative Dental Assistant online certificate program teaches the essential administrative tasks for managing the business aspects of a dental practice and becoming an Administrative Dental Assistant. This program includes instruction in dental terminology and anatomy, medical records management, accounts receivable and reimbursement management, insurance and patient billing, patient scheduling, and procedural and diagnostic coding. The Administrative Dental Assistant online program will prepare you for a new career working in a dental office. Textbooks included. This online course is only offered through major Colleges and Universities.

Tuition: $1795.00

Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding (57)

The Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding will give you the skills you need to find the job YOU are looking for as an Administrative Medical Specialist (AMS), Medical Billing Specialist, and/or Medical Coder. In addition to the extensive Medical Billing information, you will be taught every aspect of the Medical Receptionist/Front Desk position.

This program also provides preparation for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) national certification exam. Upon successful completion of the Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position doing medical billing or coding in a medical office setting and will be prepared to sit for the CCA national certification exam

Tuition: $1995.00

Advanced Coding for the Physician's Office (58)

This nationally recognized Advanced Medical Coding for the physicians office online course and training program prepares students to learn CPT, ICD-9-CM (Volumes I and II), and HCPCS Level II coding. This advanced online medical coding program is designed for students with previous medical coding experience. A basic coding education or the GES Administrative Medical Specialist course is required. Preparation for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam is included. This online certificate program is only offered in partnership with major colleges and universities.

Tuition: $1595.00

Advanced Hospital Coding and CCS Prep (50)

This nationally recognized Advanced Hospital Medical Coding online course and training program prepares medical coding students to take the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) official certification exam to become a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS). This program covers advanced ICD-9 medical coding procedures and is designed to help students meet the challenge of today's changing standards while learning and improving their coding skills. This online certificate program is only offered in partnership with major colleges and universities.

Tuition: $1895.00

Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer (831)

The Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer Online Certificate Program will help you further your personal training education and incorporate specialized resistance training, functional movements, and, in partnership with registered dietitians, nutritional programs for your clients. Included in this program is the basic Personal Fitness Training program (also offered separately), along with additional material on nutritional management, resistance biomechanics, and functional flexibility.

Tuition: $2795.00

Assisting Aging Parents (200)

Are your parents in their golden years? Learning how to help parents or other loved ones through their transition can prepare us for our own. This compassionate and comprehensive class will give you the tools, techniques, and insights for this passage. Growing older is a part of life. Some aspects are joyful, some bittersweet, some frustrating, some frightening. You will learn what to expect, what to watch for, how to deal with physical and emotional challenges, and where to find resources to help. You'll understand the impact of retirement, learn how to choose a nursing home, and be prepared to deal with death. You'll learn about financial and legal considerations, health issues, and family interpersonal relationships. You'll be introduced to special communication skills, observation methods, and coping mechanisms to ease the burden for everyone involved. You'll learn to handle most of the challenges you will face while coming to appreciate and cherish the privilege of the journey.

Tuition: $95.00

Become a Physical Therapy Aide (757)

Prepare for a rewarding career as a valued member of the physical therapy team.

Tuition: $95.00

Become a Veterinary Assistant (202)

Practicing veterinarian prepares you to work in a veterinary office or hospital.

Tuition: $95.00

Become a Veterinary Assistant II: Canine Reproduction (203)

Practicing veterinarian teaches you to manage the entire canine breeding cycle, from assessing the health of parents to puppy care.

Tuition: $95.00

Become an Optical Assistant (758)

Learn what it takes to become an optical assistant and discover why it's one of today's most popular and fascinating career opportunities.

Tuition: $95.00

Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health (960)

Explore the exciting, growing field of integrative health in this comprehensive certificate program designed for medical providers and consumers.

Tuition: $475.00

Certificate in Integrative Mental Health (1038)

(19 contact hours) This groundbreaking certificate program addresses the dramatic shift taking place in the healthcare field as alternative, holistic, and integrative therapies are increasingly being used to treat mental health conditions.

Integrative mental health emphasizes treating the mind, body, and spirit. In this program, you'll learn how this new model of medical care combines scientifically proven alternative and complementary methods with medications and psychotherapy to address the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of individuals with anxiety disorders, sleep disorders, and mental conditions associated with aging, depression, chronic pain, and Alzheimer's disease. In addition, this program explores the treatment of bipolar disorders in children and adolescents.

Medications and conventional psychotherapy have their place in the treatment of individuals with mental health disorders. However, as you'll learn in this program, there is growing evidence of the effectiveness of other treatment approaches such as nutritional supplements, exercise, light therapy, pet therapy, guided imagery, massage and other manual therapies, music and art therapy, dance therapy, stress management techniques, healing touch, biofeedback, sleep hygiene, acupuncture, and spiritual counseling.

This program is ideal for professionals in nursing and other healthcare fields, as well as individuals interested in integrative mental health.

Tuition: $135.00

Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative (602)

This nationally recognized Pharmaceutical Sales Representative online course, training certification (CNPR) sales representative program was developed in response to a rising need for entry-level certified pharmaceutical sales representatives. The program is designed for individuals who want to gain entry into the pharmaceutical industry but who lack the required pharmacology and medical education. This online certificate program is only offered in partnership with major colleges and universities

Tuition: $1795.00

Certified Personal Trainer (60 Hours) (1119)

Prepare for an in-demand career as a personal trainer as you earn a nationally-recognized W.I.T.S. certification and gain real-life experience in an internship.

Tuition: $995.00

Child Development Associate Training (120 Hours) (1122)

With the certificate program in Childcare & Education offered at Smart Horizons Career Online High School, you can pursue your Child Development Associate (CDA) certification and launch your career in childcare.

Tuition: $850.00

Child Development Associate Training Renewal (45 Hours) (1123)

Fulfill your renewal requirement for Child Development Associate (CDA) certification as you work at your own pace in a flexible, self-directed online learning environment.

Tuition: $499.00

Clinical Dental Assistant (872)

The Clinical Dental Assisting online program prepares the student to enter the dental profession as a dental assistant. The program includes information in areas that the student will need to pass the Dental Assisting National Board. This program is an overview of the dental profession, dental health and disease, anatomy and physiology, infection control, basic dental assisting, radiology, dental materials, dental assisting in the specialty practice, and dental office management. Upon completion of the program, the student can pursue certification as a dental assistant by passing the radiology and infection control portions of the Dental Assisting National Board examination. These exams are also necessary in states where registration is required for dental assistants.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts massive growth in the Dental Assisting profession over the next decade. Employment is expected to grow by 29% over this time - a much higher rate than most careers - and job prospects should be excellent.

Students in the Clinical Dental Assisting program will learn about oral health and nutrition, patient care and communication, treatment of dental disease, basics of chairside assisting, infection control, producing and processing radiographs, dental materials , assisting in specialty practices, and much more. Student knowledge is tested through nine graded module exams and a final examination. Textbooks are included. Upon registering, you are given an initial six months to complete the program. Should you need more time, you may request a six-month extension at no additional charge.

Tuition: $1995.00

Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician (984)

Master the skills that will prepare you for an entry-level position as a pharmacy tech or clerk, and discover the steps you can take to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT).

Tuition: $95.00

Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant (940)

Learn what it takes to have a successful career as an administrative medical assistant in the exciting and high-demand world of healthcare.

In this course, you’ll master the basics of scheduling patients’ appointments, surgeries, and hospital admissions. In addition, you’ll discover how to create, maintain, and file medical charts. You’ll also find out how to verify patients’ insurance, create encounter forms (charge tickets), post charges, obtain pre-authorizations from insurers, and schedule return visits.

Tuition: $95.00

Explore a Career in a Dental Office (967)

Discover the wide range of dental office careers open to you, master basic dental anatomy and terminology, and learn how dental professionals create healthy smiles.

Tuition: $95.00

Fitness Business Management (878)

Learn to strategically manage a personal training program or a fitness department with the education you'll get in the Fitness Business Management Online Training Program. This program is ideal for allied health and fitness professionals, personal trainers, fitness managers, and entrepreneurs who wish to establish a successful business model to apply to a fitness operation.

Tuition: $2595.00

Handling Medical Emergencies (278)

What would you do if a member of your family suffered a medical emergency? You could certainly call for trained emergency medical responders, but what would you do while you're waiting for them to arrive?

Every second counts during a medical emergency. Recognizing the early signs and symptoms of common medical conditions and providing appropriate treatment can mean a better outcome for the patient. Early recognition and intervention can greatly reduce the seriousness of the illness, which means a shorter hospital stay and lower medical costs. It's also very satisfying to know how to help someone in a time of need.

This course will identify common medical emergencies affecting children and adults, help you recognize signs and symptoms, and teach you how to render appropriate emergency care. For adults, you will learn how to recognize and manage chest pain, heart attack, stroke, diabetic problems, seizures, breathing difficulty, burns, and allergic reactions. For children, you will also learn about poisoning, fever, childhood illnesses, injuries from accidents, and the signs of abuse.

Tuition: $95.00

HIPAA Compliance (999)

Learn how to comply with the duties, rights, and responsibilities of HIPAA, ARRA & HITECH.

Tuition: $95.00

Human Anatomy and Physiology (578)

Human Anatomy and Physiology focuses on the structure and function of the human body. In this course, you'll gain an understanding of basic chemistry, the human cell, and the anatomy of the body's organ systems and the jobs that they do. You'll also learn how our organ systems work together to allow us to process sensations, think, communicate, grow, move, reproduce, and stay alive. In addition, we'll talk about different disorders, recent advances in medicine, and ways to take care of our bodies.

Tuition: $95.00

Human Anatomy and Physiology II (939)

In this course, we'll cover some more advanced topics that we didn't have time for in Human Anatomy and Physiology I. We'll start with basic histology—the study of the different tissues in the body. You'll learn about the structure and function of epithelial, connective, nervous, and muscular tissue. You'll come to understand the different sub-types of these tissues, where they're located, and the special jobs they perform.

Tuition: $95.00

ICD-10 Medical Coding (175)

This nationally recognized ICD-10 Medical Coding online course and training program covers the recently upgraded diagnostic and procedural medical coding system, and will soon be mandated by the Federal government for use in the healthcare industry in insurance processing, reimbursement, and statistical data gathering. This online medical coding program will teach students how to prepare for and implement the massive changes to the existing coding system. This online certificate program presents a comprehensive overview of the changes in store for both diagnostic and procedural medical coding along with detailed information on the impacts of the medical coding changes to coders, healthcare staff, physicians, software systems, documentation, and information technology. Textbook included. This online certificate program is offered only in partnership with major Colleges and Universities.

Tuition: $1795.00

Introduction to Natural Health and Healing (330)

This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to promote wellness, balance and health in their daily lives. It will give you a basic understanding of the field of natural health. You will discover how to create and maintain a naturally healthy lifestyle and a healing environment. You will explore areas of natural health to include Naturopathy, Aromatherapy, nutritional healing, and body therapies.

Tuition: $95.00

Legal Nurse Consulting (639)

Are you a registered nurse or other medical professional looking for extra income or a new career opportunity? Attorneys are increasingly relying on experienced nurses to help them understand and resolve complex medical cases or claims. If you're interested in sharing your expertise in nursing and health care with law firms and insurance companies, this course will introduce you to the specific legal fields where your skills and knowledge are most needed. You'll also learn how to create your very own legal nurse consulting practice from the ground up.

Tuition: $95.00

Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology (885)

This nationally recognized Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology online certificate program is designed to prepare students to fill positions for medical coding and billing professionals.

The Medical Terminology portion of the course introduces elements of medical terminology, such as the etymology of words used to describe the human body. Students learn to apply proper terminology and spelling for major pathological conditions. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers

Upon successful completion of the Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position doing medical billing or coding in a medical office setting and will be eligible to register, prepare, and take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)'s Certified Medical Biller and Coder (CMBC) certification exam.

Tuition: $1995.00

Medical Coding (704)

Learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-9-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure.

Tuition: $95.00

Medical Terminology (886)

The Medical Terminology Online Training Program will give you a full understand of medical terminology, from word origins to their application. You’ll learn the correct terms and spelling for all of the body systems, major pathological conditions, disorders, treatments, medications, and more.

Tuition: $795.00

Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach (379)

Prepare for a career in the health services industry by learning medical terminology in a memorable and enjoyable fashion.

Tuition: $95.00

Medical Transcription (59)

This nationally recognized medical transcription online course and training program prepares you to start a new career as a medical transcriptionist. A medical terminology course is included at no extra cost. Transcriber and all materials are included in this medical transcription program. This online certificate program is only offered in partnership with major college and universities.

Tuition: $1795.00

Medical Transcription (927)

Learn how to transcribe the medical reports most often used in healthcare today, and discover how to get started and advance as a medical transcriptionist.

Tuition: $95.00

Medical Transcription + Medical Terminology (887)

This nationally recognized Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology online certificate program is designed to prepare students to fill positions for medical coding and billing professionals.

The Medical Terminology portion of the course introduces elements of medical terminology, such as the etymology of words used to describe the human body. Students learn to apply proper terminology and spelling for major pathological conditions. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers

Upon successful completion of the Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position doing medical billing or coding in a medical office setting and will be eligible to register, prepare, and take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)'s Certified Medical Biller and Coder (CMBC) certification exam.

Tuition: $1995.00

Optician Certification Training (150 Hours) (1154)

Training Master the skills you need for a successful career as an optician and prepare yourself to take the ABO certification exam.

Tuition: $1895.00

Personal Fitness Trainer (903)

The Personal Fitness Trainer Online Training Program will give you the knowledge, skills, and abilities to implement a unique, medically based fitness model for your clients.

Textbooks are included.

Tuition: $2295.00

Personal Training and Group Exercise Training for Older Adults (904)

If you're interested in developing safe and effective exercise programs for older adults, the Personal Training and Group Exercise Training for Older Adults Online Program is for you! The certificate program incorporates standards from the International Curriculum Guidelines for Preparing Physical Activity Instructors of Older Adults, in collaboration with and endorsed by the World Health Organization.

Tuition: $2595.00

Pharmacy Technician (70)

This nationally recognized Pharmacy Technician online course and training program teaches the skills needed to gain employment as a Pharmacy Tech in either the hospital or retail setting. The objective of the Pharmacy Technician Program is to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge that will enable them to qualify for entry-level positions in pharmacies as well as prepare for national certification. This program pairs students with an instructor for one-on-one assistance and includes a forty-hour externship. All materials are included. This online certificate program is only offered in partnership with major colleges and universities.

Tuition: $1995.00

Physical Therapy Aide (150 Hours) (1155)

Master the skills you need to begin a career as a physical therapy aide.

Tuition: $1895.00

Last Updated: 4/24/14